ISSN 2011-4532
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The Journal Eleuthera, Ibero-American Journal of Human and Social Development, is an open access scientific publication without APC (Article Processing Charge) that circulates every six months in the national and international scope. It is assigned and financed by the Department of Human Development of the Faculty of Legal and Social Sciences and the Vice-Rector's Office for Research and Postgraduate Studies at Universidad de Caldas. Papers on original and unpublished research that contribute to the advancement of knowledge and academic-scientific discussion in social sciences and particularly in the areas of human development and social development are received in English, Portuguese, French and Spanish. Eleuthera Journal is a space where academics and professionals can publish research, reflection or review papers about topics such as: human development, democracy and citizenship, diversity and social justice, approaches in social work: research and professional practice. The Journal is published in printed and digital format (PDF).

The purpose of Eleuthera Journal is to become a space for the transit, encounter and debate of knowledge and questions arising from research processes and thus nurture the undergraduate and graduate training processes, the formulation of social projects and the cycle of knowledge from production to its social appropriation. As far as production of knowledge is concerned, the Journal recognizes and values the participation of diverse subjects in social research, is plural in terms of epistemological and methodological approaches, recognizes the indissoluble implication between ethics, politics, practice and the production of knowledge, considers research results as a process and not as a finished product, recognizes that social research seeks diverse understandings of the contemporary social complexity and the generation of questions that lead to a search for knowledge that is projected in the academia and in social life.


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The articles published in the journal Eleuthera are indexed or summarized by:

  • Publindex category C
  • Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • DOAJ
  • EBSCO Host



If the document is accepted for publication, the reproduction rights will be from Universidad de Caldas. As mentioned, each article must be accompanied by the authors' declaration of commitment format, which specifies that the paper is unpublished, indicating that the copyrights are the exclusive property of Eleuthera Journal, in addition to other aspects that are explicit in the document such as its non-simultaneous submission for publication in another journal. On the other hand, the author has the responsibility to obtain the necessary permissions to reproduce any material protected by rights of reproduction and must clearly specify the table, figure or text to be cited and the complete bibliographic reference.



The publication of this journal is financially supported by:

  • Universidad de Caldas. Vice-Rector for Research and Graduate Studies. Faculty of social and legal sciences

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