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Scope and policy

The articles to be published must be unpublished, original and free of plagiarism. The author must send an affidavit that the writing is authored and has not been published before. Proposed articles that have been previously uploaded on the Internet or other medium are not considered as unpublished and therefore may not be published in this journal. In the period that the article is under evaluation, the author agrees not to send to other journals the article to be published.

Form and preparation of manuscripts

Norms of the Journal Rev. Rupturas:


All articles must follow the characteristics mentioned below as well as maintain the format:


A) First page of the article:

1) Title of publication in both Spanish and English. It must be congruent with its content and have a maximum of 15 words.

2) Summary in Spanish that does not exceed 120 words and its precise translation into English with a similar dimension. When preparing the summary, consider the following points:

a) Make sure your abstract reflects the purpose and content of your article.
b) Remember that the abstract is NOT an additional commentary on your article.
c) Write your abstract clearly in plain language and check spelling.
d) Be brief and concise.
e) Start with the most important idea.

f) Do not include in your abstract more than three findings of your research or related concepts.
g) Try to include words that you think your readers can use in your electronic searches.
h) Write down your research topic in a sentence and a very brief mention on the methodology that will allow readers to know quickly how it came to their results.
i) Please check the quality of the translation to English.


3) Maximum of five key words in Spanish with their corresponding English translation.

4) Brief Curriculum Vitae of the authors, with a maximum of 120 words, in which must be indicated: full name, nationality, academic degree, institution, country and city where you work, recent professional career and research interests, electronic mail, address Home and telephone.


B) Item format:

1) Minimum extension of 15 letter-size and maximum 40 pages (taking into account the visual elements in general and not including the bibliography).
2) The font should be Arial, font size 11 points, double spacing, left alignment and no indents.
3) The side margins, upper and lower should be 2.5 cm.
4) The text file of the article should be in one of the following formats: .doc, .docx, .odt. Different formats than those already indicated will not be accepted.
5) Titles and subtitles must be numbered. This is to facilitate the layout of the document.

6) The article pages should be numbered in the lower right corner, including the first page.
7) Footnotes should be intimately related to the content of the text and will be intended to provide additional information that will facilitate their understanding, and will not be used as a citation or referencing form. Bibliographic recommendations are valid here, noting their reference whenever relevant with what is being discussed in the text. Footnotes should not include textual or paraphrased quotations. Explanatory notes should always be placed at the bottom of the corresponding page and be numbered consecutively with Arabic numerals. Our authors are also requested not to abuse the extension of the footnotes (75 words maximum for each of them) nor in their quantity.
8) No abbreviations or syncopated forms will be used at the dates, for example: 7-Oct-1948. Both the text and the notes will be written complete dates, for example: October 7, 1948. The months will always be written in lowercase letters and acronyms such as ONU, EEUU, NATO, FAO, OPEP, MINAET, etc. They will be written without separating the letters and without points between them.
9) The files that make up the article, including the file with the visual elements, should not exceed in total the 10 megabytes.


C) Structure of the article:

1) It is recommended that the article has at least: introduction, development, conclusion and bibliography.
2) The section of bibliographical references should be ordered alphabetically according to the first surname of the author. The works of the same author will then be sorted in chronological order. All the bibliographies listed in this section must correspond carefully to the texts cited throughout the article.
3) Moderate use of secondary sources is recommended for authors, only in those cases where it is impossible for authors to access the primary source, either because the document is out of print or not available in the databases. Data or documentary sources within its reach, or is in a language that the author does not master. It is important to indicate that in the case that the authors use a secondary source, both the primary source and the primary source must be present in their bibliographic references section. In other words, if a reference is indicated in the text of the article as "Hobsbawm (2001, quoted in Rodriguez 2010)", it is necessary then that in the section of bibliographical references it contains the bibliography of Hobsbawm and the one of Rodriguez .
In the same way, authors are asked to use articles from journals to ensure that journals are indexed academic journals.
4) For citations and references use the
Chicago-Deusto style in its author-date variant. You can also see some examples in our guía de estilo.


D) Visual elements of the article (tables, graphs, pictures and images):

1) All the visual elements will be numbered following their respective consecutive ones.
2) They must have a concise title that allows them to understand its content.
3) They must have their respective source.
4) Must be relevant to the content of the article and display relevant information.
5) All these visual elements must be presented in a separate file to the text file and not inside it. The document must clearly indicate in capitals the precise place in which it is desired to incorporate each visual element.

6) Up to 10 visual elements are allowed in total for each article, be they tables, tables, graphics or images.
7) The tables should at no time be drawn with tabs or with the space bar, nor should they be exported from another type of document. For its elaboration use the function to create tables of the processor of text that is using.
8) The images (maps, illustrations, photographs) that are included in the work must be delivered in .jpeg, .jpeg or .tiff format, indicating the titles of each illustration and numbering.
9) Authors are requested to ensure that the images of their articles are of the appropriate size and resolution in order for the reader to appreciate the data they include.


Any article that does not comply with the guidelines noted here will be returned to the author in order to correct or complete the aspects that are communicated to him. Once the editorial team receives the modifications, the article can be viewed by the Editorial Board.

Papers sent by e-mail should be included as attachments. In addition, they must be accompanied by an affidavit of authorship and originality stating that the article has not been sent for publication in another magazine or medium and that it is owned by it.


Usage and access policy

The writer is the owner of the copyright. However, the authors expressly authorize this journal to disseminate the full and complete text, as well as their summaries and keywords in networks, sources of information, databases and any other system of disclosure, without any payment being received in return .

Ruptures is an open access journal. Therefore, all the content is available for free, at no cost to our readers. Visitors may read, download, copy, distribute, print, search or link to the full texts of the articles of this journal without prior permission from the publisher or author, subject to the following conditions:


1. Clearly acknowledge the authorship of the work.
2. The article is not used for commercial purposes.
3. In case of derivative works, a license similar to this one is also necessary.


Rupturas authorizes the authors of the published works to subsequently upload their articles to their personal web pages, blogs or other open access repositories, provided that an explicit mention is included and in a visible place the volume, number, and year in That this writing was published by the Magazine Rupturas, adding also the URL link of the magazine.

For more information consult


Sending of manuscripts

Primary Contact

Orlando Amarís Cervantes
Centro de Investigación en Cultura y Desarrollo (CICDE), Universidad Estatal a Distancia (UNED):
Teléfono: (506) 2253-6008 ext. 119
Correo electrónico:

Support contact

Pablo Díaz González
Teléfono: (506) 2253-6008 ext. 119
Correo electrónico:

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