Conectas invites interested authors to submit articles for the special issue of Sur Journal that will focus on the topic until March 1
SUR - INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Call for papers
Deadline: March, 1st 2011
- International Journal on Human Rights is published twice a year,
distributed free of charge to approximately 2,700 readers in over 100
countries. It is edited in three languages: English, Portuguese and
Spanish, and can be fully accessed online at: www.surjournal.org.
Journal aims at disseminating a Global Southern perspective on human
rights and to facilitate exchange among professors and activists the
Global South without disregarding contributions other regions.
is covered by the following abstracting and indexing services: IBSS
(International Bibliography of the Social Sciences); DOAJ (Directory of
Open Access Journals); Scielo and SSRN (Social Science Research
Network). In addition, SUR is also available at the following commercial
databases: EBSCO and HEINonline. SUR has been rated A1 and B1, in
Colombia and in Brazil (Qualis), respectively.
THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
intent of number 14 of the Sur Journal is to promote the debate on the
Rights of Persons with Disabilities, stressing the role played by the UN
Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional
Protocol as well as the cross-cutting nature of these rights.
Disability, as recognized by the Preamble of the Convention, is an
evolving concept and results the interaction between persons with
disabilities and the attitudinal and environmental barriers that hinder
their full and effective participation in society on an equal basis with
The Convention's approval resulted the unprecedented
participation of organizations of people with disabilities, which made
it possible for all its articles to be thoroughly discussed by all
stakeholders; "nothing about us, without us" was the slogan underpinning
this political construction.
It is within this context that we
are planning No. 14 of our journal. We invite all authors to contribute
to this debate, analyzing the main obstacles for the Convention's
implementation as well as relation to other human rights standards.
Articles analyzing issues related to accessibility and mobility,
education, work, legal capacity and life in the community are of special
interest. We also welcome articles that discuss the rights of persons
with disabilities in the context of natural disasters or armed
Articles submitted to the Sur Journal are reviewed by
external experts through a blind-review process. The final ion of
the paper takes into consideration this external review and furthermore
is based on a comparative analysis of the articles submitted to each
issue of the Journal. Therefore the Editorial Board does not justify the
refusal to publish an article submitted to the Journal.
distribution of the Journal is free of charge and the Sur is a
non-profit initiative, we unfortunately cannot remunerate our
collaborators. In terms of copyrights, the Sur Journal adopts the
Creative Commons 2.5 license to publish its articles (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.5/deed.en), the rights of the author being respected.
Contributions should be sent in electronic format (MS Word) to email@example.com and should follow these guidelines:
- Up to 70,000 characters with space (including endnotes).
- Concise endnotes (the rules for citation can be found at the end of this email)
- Short biography of author (maximum of 50 words).
- Abstract (no more than 150 words), including keywords for the required bibliographical classification.
- Date when the paper was written.
The deadline for submissons is extended until March 1st. Articles received after that date will be considered for
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