Focus and Scope

The issues of the new series will present the usual structure: every issue features a monographic theme on which researchers and social scientists debate their views, without the exclusion of contributions from the other human sciences and, when called for, the so-called natural sciences. The journal's non-monographic sections also adopt this approach. Essays and Research welcomes contributions on various topics, with a focus on experimental strategies that are methodologically and disciplinarily open. Eliasian Themes purposes to acquaint readers with the journal's deep and enduring roots in the Elias tradition, by hosting discussions of his works, but especially by favouring research and theoretical reflection that adopt his methods and theoretical frameworks. In addition, we will present and translate (at least in the Italian version) a selection of his shorter unpublished writings. By contrast, the Contributions section will be a forum for freer, non-academic debates on contemporary political, social and cultural topics. The journal concludes with a Reviews and Profiles section, supplemented by Book Reviews of texts that encourage interdisciplinary confrontation and, starting from the new series, by Re-reading the classics. 

In the beginning of this new course, we wish to express our gratitude to the outgoing editor Paolo Giovannini who has decided to hand over the reins to us, entrusting us with the task of relaunching and widening the themes and horizons of the journal.

Thanks to the collaboration of the brilliant scholars who have joined the Scientific and Editorial Boards of CAMBIO, and to the hard work of the Editorial Office, we hope to be able to realize a new ground-breaking international academic journal.

Peer Review Process

Submissions are first evaluated by the Editors / Board of Directors and by the members of the Editorial Boards within four weeks. If the manuscript is considered suitable for publication, it is sent to at least two reviewers. The peer review process is double-blind, whereby both referees and authors are kept anonymous. Referees are asked to evaluate the manuscript within three weeks. If the reviews are positive, but the manuscript requires to be revised and resubmitted, the author is expected to submit the revised version in three weeks.
Publication decisions by the Editors / Board of Directors are final.

Publication Frequency

Semiannual, published in June and December

Article and Submissions Processing Charges (APC)

There are no pre-publication author charges (commonly known as APCs) or article submission charges (ASC), and any reader can download articles and reviews free of charge, at any time and in perpetuity.

Indexing and abstracting

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