Instructions for Contributors

All authors wishing to contribute to Op.Cit. should observe the following:
  • Agreement with the Journal's editorial policy;

  • Originality in relation to subject matter/method/data or findings;

  • Meaningful contribution to current research in the field;

  • Revision/acknowledgement of previously published work on the topic;

  • Command of recent bibliography;

  • Rigorous analysis;

  • Adequate use of concepts and research methodology;

  • Discussion of theoretical implications and/or practical applications;

  • Logic and consistent argumentation;

  • Linguistic appropriateness, textual organisation and clear presentation;

  • Readability and correctness of expression;

  • Correct use of notes and bibliographical references, according to the Journal's style sheet.