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Guidelines to authors

1. Gestión y Política Pública will consider manuscripts on the understanding that their content is original and that the manuscript has not been accepted for publication or review elsewhere (The publication of the papers must be preceded by an assignment of rights). The manuscript should be sent to:

David Arellano Gault
División de Administración Pública
Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas, A.C.
Carretera México-Toluca 3655 (km. 16.5)
Lomas de Santa Fe, Delegación Álvaro Obregón
Apartado postal 10-883, 01210, México D.F.
Tel: 5727-9805. Fax: 5727-9874

2. Submissions should follow the following guidelines:

• Only texts written in Spanish or English are accepted. The paper should not exceed 40 pages at 1.5 space in Arial 12 font in letter-sized paper.

• A separate sheet that includes the manuscript's title, an 80 to 160 word abstract (in English and Spanish), key words (in English and Spanish) should be provided. Please check the following web sites: PAIS International Broad Topics Classification System; OCDE Macrothesaurus; UNBIS, United Nations Bibliographic Information System, the author(s) name and nationality, academic and/or professional affiliation, and contact information.

• Manuscripts should be sent through email in format 1.5 spaces, on standard white letter size.

• Citations should be specified in the text in the following manner: (author, year: page number).

• Bibliographic references should begin after the text  in alphabetical order and should be specified in the following manner: For books: a) Last name(s), First name (year), Title, Publisher, City; b) For articles in a book: Last name(s), First name (year), "Title";  In compiler's name, Title, Publisher, city; c): For reviews and journals: Last name(s), First name (year), "Title", name of the reviews or journal, vol., pages.

3. Manuscripts will be double-blinded referred by a minimum of two peer experts in the field of public administration and public policy. The article initiates the process of evaluation the date of official reception of the article by GYPP editor. According to the expert's evaluation the article submitted for arbitration can be: a) Strongly recommended for its publication; b) Recommended for its publication only after quality improvements in the indicated terms; c) Recommended for its publication in a journal different than GYPP; d) Not recommended for its publication (See: Our commitment is to conclude this process of evaluation as soon as possible, given the circumstances of the workload of the referees, looking to keep authors well informed of al aspects of the evaluation.

4. The authors should sign a format to yield the authors rights to GYPP in order to be published. The final verdict weather the article will be published or nor depends on if the author fulfill this requirement on time.

5. We make an invitation to all our readers to submit book's reviews to be considered by the Editor of GYPP. We suggest the participants to consider the following criteria in the proposals sent to be considered in this section: a) Importance or impact of the book's topic, b) Impact on the field of public administration or public policy, c) The importance of book and its contents for readers interested in Latin America and Spain.

6. The contents of Gestión y Política Pública are indexed or abstracted in the following: Índice de Revistas Mexicanas Científicas de Excelencia (Conacyt);  Citas Latinoamericanas en Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades (CLASE); Red de Revistas Científicas de América Latina y el Caribe, España y Portugal (Redalyc); Thomson ISI (Social Sciences Citation Index); International Development Abstracts; CSA Cambridge Scientific Abstracts; International Political Science Abstracts; Public Affairs Information Service (PAIS); Manager Elsevier Geo Abstracts; Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI).

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Carretera México-Toluca 3655 (Km. 16.5)
Lomas de Santa Fe, Delegación Álvaro Obregón
Apartado postal 10-883, 01210, México D.F.
Tel: 5727-9805. Fax: 5727-9874