American Sociological Association

Footnotes - 2016 March-April: Announcements: Call for Papers: Publications

March/April 2016
Volume 
44
Issue 
3

Call for Papers: Publications

Catalyst: A Social Justice Forum

Catalyst: A Social Justice Forum, will turn its attention in a forthcoming special issue to articles that offer critiques of any one of the five core social science disciplines, including sociology, combined with proposals for catalyzing reform of that discipline. Theme: “Rebuilding the Core Disciplines to Discover what is Humanly Possible and How to Achieve It.” The journal seeks articles offering specific measures and proposals for rebuilding the core social science disciplines to focus on discovering the “scientific” theories and “laws” of human group and individual behaviors as a basis for designing technologies for social justice and social betterment. Deadline: May 1, 2016. Contact: David Lempert at superlemp@yahoo.com. For more information, visit: www.trace.tennessee.edu/catalyst/.

May 1, 2016

Catalyst: A Social Justice Forum

Catalyst: A Social Justice Forum, will turn its attention in a forthcoming special issue to articles that offer critiques of any one of the five core social science disciplines, including sociology, combined with proposals for catalyzing reform of that discipline. Theme: “Rebuilding the Core Disciplines to Discover what is Humanly Possible and How to Achieve It.” The journal seeks articles offering specific measures and proposals for rebuilding the core social science disciplines to focus on discovering the “scientific” theories and “laws” of human group and individual behaviors as a basis for designing technologies for social justice and social betterment. Deadline: May 1, 2016. Contact: David Lempert at superlemp@yahoo.com. For more information, visit: www.trace.tennessee.edu/catalyst/.

May 1, 2016

Michigan Sociological Review

Michigan Sociological Review (MSR) invites submissions for vol. 30 (Fall 2016). MSR is the official, peer-reviewed publication of the Michigan Sociological Association. As an interdisciplinary, double-blind peer-reviewed journal, it welcomes previously unpublished manuscripts exploring a broad range of theoretical, methodological, and empirical questions. To submit, send an e-mail with two files attached: one that has all author identification removed, and a second file with author contact information, biography of no more than 100 words, and any acknowledgements. All files should be in .doc format, using ASA citation style. Deadline: May 15, 2016. Contact: Brigitte Bechtold, at becht1bh@cmich.edu.

May 15, 2016

Intersectionality and Images of Female Aggression in 21st Century Media

Intersectionality and Images of Female Aggression in 21st Century Media is seeking submissions on female aggression. Aggressive women saturate the media. Even concern of aggression among young girls has increased with scholars, educators, and parents scrambling to respond to bullying, peer pressure, and social manipulation. This collection uses an intersectional lens to analyze how “aggressive girls” are treated in the media and the criminal justice system. The book is intended to be a reference for researchers, policymakers, professionals, and students interested in images of female aggression and violence in popular culture. Submit an abstract of 500-700 words. Deadline: May 31, 2016. Contact: Krista McQueeney at mcqueeneyk@merimack.edu.

May 31, 2016

Intersectionality and Images of Female Aggression in 21st Century Media

Intersectionality and Images of Female Aggression in 21st Century Media is seeking submissions on female aggression. Aggressive women saturate the media. Even concern of aggression among young girls has increased with scholars, educators, and parents scrambling to respond to bullying, peer pressure, and social manipulation. This collection uses an intersectional lens to analyze how “aggressive girls” are treated in the media and the criminal justice system. The book is intended to be a reference for researchers, policymakers, professionals, and students interested in images of female aggression and violence in popular culture. Submit an abstract of 500-700 words. Deadline: May 31, 2016. Contact: Krista McQueeney at mcqueeneyk@merimack.edu.

May 31, 2016

Teaching Sociology Special issue

Teaching Sociology invites submissions for its upcoming Special Issue on “Incorporating Globalization in the Sociology Curriculum.” Teaching Sociology seeks articles and notes that address issues which focus on innovative approaches that incorporate globalization and transnational concerns in the curriculum. Topics of interest are: Effective strategies that make global and transnational concerns evident to students. Exercises or assignments that engage students in the study of global and transnational concerns. Strategies of orchestrating transnational learning experiences, such as class trips abroad. Critical reviews of ways that global and transnational content are presented in the curriculum. Deadline: February 1, 2017. Contact: Patti Giuffre at pg07@txstate.edu; or Stephen Sweet at teachingsociology@ithaca.edu. For more information, visit: www.sagepub.com/journals/Journal201974.

February 1, 2017

Teaching Sociology

Teaching Sociology invites submissions for its upcoming Special Issue on “Incorporating Globalization in the Sociology Curriculum.” Teaching Sociology seeks articles and notes that address issues which focus on innovative approaches that incorporate globalization and transnational concerns in the curriculum. Topics of interest are: Effective strategies that make global and transnational concerns evident to students. Exercises or assignments that engage students in the study of global and transnational concerns. Strategies of orchestrating transnational learning experiences, such as class trips abroad. Critical reviews of ways that global and transnational content are presented in the curriculum. Deadline: February 1, 2017. Contact: Patti Giuffre at pg07@txstate.edu; or Stephen Sweet at teachingsociology@ithaca.edu. For more information, visit: www.sagepub.com/journals/Journal201974.

February 1, 2017