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CFP for April 2020 Issue of NEOS

NEOS: The flagship publication of the Anthropology of Children & Youth Interest Group
Theme: “Rich Pasts, Future Horizons: A New Decade in the Anthropology of Children & Youth”

The turn of the decade offers opportunities for retrospection, reflection, and imagining new paths ahead. As we launch the first issue of the decade and a new online format, we look to the future of child and youth studies and honor the solid foundation of scholarly innovation and community-building accomplished thus far in the field.

NEOS welcomes submission for its upcoming April 2020 issue: Rich Pasts, Future Horizons: A New Decade in the Anthropology of Children & Youth. We invite short-form original research articles (1,000 words max, excluding references), as well as commentaries (500 words max, excluding references) that address the issue’s theme. We are particularly interested in:

    1) Articles & commentaries that address methodological, ethical, geographical, political, and intersectional challenges/opportunities in childhood and youth studies; and
    2) Articles that speak to interdisciplinary, cutting-edge research in child and youth studies

NEOS also welcomes original research articles that—while not necessarily directly connected to the CFP theme—highlight recent “hot off the press” research in the field.

NEOS is an open-access publication of the Anthropology of Children and Youth Interest Group of the American Anthropological Association. We publish research on childhood and youth from scholars working across the four fields of anthropology, as well from those interdisciplinary fields in conversation with anthropological theories and methods. Articles published in NEOS undergo a double-blind peer-review process, and commentaries are reviewed by the NEOS Editorial Team.

The deadline for submissions is March 16, 2020 (end of the day). For further information on the submission process, see here.

We ask that all authors planning to submit articles or commentaries email the NEOS editors no later than March 2, 2020, with a brief message about their intent to submit and short abstract of their commentary or article. NEOS Editors may be reached at [email protected]

Call for NEOS Submissions – February 2019

Call for Submissions – February 2019 Issue (for Call as a PDF click here)

Dear ACYIG Members,

ACYIG is now soliciting submissions for the February 2019 issue of Neos. We are accepting submissions on a rolling basis between Monday, December 17, and Monday, January 7. The final deadline for submission is Monday, January 7, 2019. If possible, please notify me of your intent to submit by the start of the rolling period (December 17), so that I can identify peer reviewers in a timely manner.

New Submission Process: To submit an article or feature, please use this form. For any questions about the submission process or about the form, please email the Neos Editor at [email protected].

We accept two types of submission: Peer-Reviewed Articles and Features. Details for each can be found in the following.

Please refer to the General Submission Guidelines (in particular the section on How to Prepare a Submission) and Author Agreement for Publication on our website for more detailed information. All material should be sent to [email protected].

I welcome your inquiries and expressions of interest, and look forward to receiving your submissions!

Thank you,

Victoria Holec, Editor

Neos: A Publication of the Anthropology of Children and Youth Interest Group http://acyig.americananthro.org/neos/

Submission Details

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Open Call for Special Issue Proposals: CHILDHOOD

Childhood

A journal of global child research

Open Call for Special Issue Proposals (click here for the full call)

The Editors of Childhood welcome proposals for a special issue to be published in 2020. Proposals are due by 1 November 2018.

Childhood is a major international peer reviewed journal and a forum for research relating to children in global society that spans divisions between geographical regions, disciplines, and social and cultural contexts. Childhood publishes theoretical and empirical articles, reviews and scholarly comments on children’s social relations and culture, with an emphasis on their rights and generational position in society.

For full guidelines click here.

 

Call for Contributions: Child Indicators Research Special issue on CHILD NEGLECT

Dear colleagues,

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We invite you to participate in our call for manuscripts for a 2019 special issue of the Child Indicators Research journal on child neglect.

This Special Issue offers an opportunity to contribute to an interdisciplinary understanding of conceptualizations, determinants, and consequences of child neglect and, in so doing, to reforming child protection systems globally. We welcome empirical research, literature review, and conceptual submissions with direct implications for measurement/indicators covering any type and dimension of inadequate care and protection of children, regardless of who is responsible, with consequences in all spheres of child development/wellbeing.

Within ecological conceptualizations of neglect, we seek submissions from any country that explore protective factors and/or effective community or institutional interventions and policies for the prevention of neglect and associated consequences for children across different developmental domains. Using scientifically sound qualitative and/or quantitative methods, submissions that use multiple data sources, examine neglect in its larger political and economic context, and incorporate the perspectives of children and families from diverse cultural contexts and caregiving environments are particularly encouraged.

Manuscripts can be submitted until 15th September 2018. All papers will be double-blind peer reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal and will be listed together on the special issue website.

Please share further with qualified colleagues. Author guidelines and submission information can be found athttps://link.springer.com/journal/12187. You will also find a call for papers attached. Specific questions pertaining this Special Issue should be directed to [email protected].

Looking forward to receiving your submissions,

Mónica Ruiz-Casares, McGill University

Carl Lacharité, Université du Québec à Trois Rivières

Florence Martin, Better Care Network

Guest Editors

CALL FOR EDITED BOOK – Youth in Africa: Agents of Change

YOUTH IN AFRICA: AGENTS OF CHANGE 

Have you witnessed the power of youth as positive agents of change in Africa? Have you been part of a youth-led initiative or been working with young people to bring peace and prosperity to your community in Africa? Would you like to share your stories with a wide audience through a publication? If the answer to any of these questions is “Yes” this may be the opportunity you have been looking for to share about the great contributions that youth make to their communities.

What will the book be about? 

We aim to publish a book showing that youth not only represent a demographic issue, with its social, economic and political challenges, but also represent a positive force of change and an opportunity for Africa. Youth already engage in positive social change but their contributions are rarely documented and visible. The book aims to illustrate how youth are contributing to their societies by engaging in projects towards more democratic and fair societies.

The book will consist of 10 to 15 chapters organized in three parts:

1) Youth in Africa,

2) Youth in the African public political discourse, and,

3) Youth as agents of social change in Africa (selected case studies).

The book will be edited by Obi Peter and Celina Del Felice in English and Spanish, with the support of Casa Africa (www.casafrica.es, Spain) and published by Los Libros de la Catarata, Madrid, Spain (https://www.catarata.org/).

Why a book on this topic? 

Often, youth are perceived as victims or trouble-makers. This book aims to challenge and at the same time complete this picture by uncovering a reality that is often hidden. It aims to bring into focus young people who are positive agents of change. It will do so by describing examples in which young people, despite being victims in some cases, decide to engage in proactive and peaceful actions. There is a need to bring these stories to light.

Why should you apply to become a contributor? 

  • The opportunity to write about your own work or the work of other young people and inspire others in Africa and beyond.
  • To develop your writing and analytical skills in the topic by participating in an international group process of peer-to-peer learning. You will receive technical support and valuable feedback from editors and peers.
  • Networking and sharing of information with experts in the field.
  • Contributing to youth policy debates and support youth-led initiatives in Africa.

How to participate? 

To participate and be selected as a contributor, please send an expression of interest/motivation statement, a brief 1 or 2 page description of the chapter that you propose, along with your CV to [email protected] and [email protected] by 28 February 2018. [Apparently deadline has been extended to 15 March]

Your expression of interest and proposal shall detail the following:

  • Your personal motivation to this topic.
  • Indicate to which part of the book you want to contribute and briefly describe what the chapter will consist of. Parts of the book include:

1) Youth in Africa. 

This part aims to offer a definition of the concept of youth, its meanings in different contexts/regions of the continent and describe the social, economic, educational situation of youth. More conceptual and analytical chapters are welcome from sociological, economic, political, legal or anthropological perspectives.

2) Youth in the African public political discourse. 

This part aims to explain how the topic of “youth” has emerged in national and regional political discourses and (youth) policies. Chapters analysing particular countries or regional policies are welcome.

3) Youth as agents of social change in Africa. 

This part will consist of chapters describing and analysing cases of youth-led initiatives or organisations. Please, explain why you think the initiative you propose to describe makes a valuable contribution to peace and prosperity in Africa, if possible, indicate whether you have or could include testimonies and evidence of the social impact of the projects. Indicate the geographical location of the activities and the period in which these took place (for example, months/years)

  • Please be sure to also include in your proposal your full contact details (Your full name, country of origin and residence, gender, date of birth, e-mail, Skype id, telephone, full address, city and country).

Conditions 

  • Only one chapter will be allowed per author.
  • One contribution can be signed by several authors.
  • Chapters must be original and unpublished.
  • Chapters can be submitted in English, Spanish, French or Portuguese. Note that the publication will be in English and Spanish only.
  • Each chapter should be between 4000 and 6000 words, including bibliography and be submitted in word format.

Criteria for selecting authors 

  • Commitmentto write a full chapter, between 4.000 and 6.000 words by May 2018 in collaboration with the editors. Authors must be open to receive and take into consideration feedback for improvement.
  • Quality of the chapter proposal:Originality, clarity, robustness of the evidence supporting the arguments made and engagement with up-to-date or/and academic literature will be appreciated. We welcome chapters from any perspective or academic discipline (practitioner/youth worker/academic). In the case of a chapters for part 3 (Youth as agents of social change in Africa), you must explain clearly the reasons why you think the chosen youth-led initiative is worth-writing about, or in other words, why is it special in terms of its impact and its contribution to fairer and more peaceful communities.
  • Thematic balance. We aim to have different types of youth-led initiatives described working in different social issues (civic and peace education, social and political democratic participation, de-radicalisation and prevention of violent extremism, gender equality, youth empowerment, health, humanitarian and environmental projects)
  • Geographical representation. We aim to have case studies and insights from different regions of Africa in an attempt to illustrate the great diversity of the continent.
  • Gender balance. We aim to have gender balance of authors. Female authors are encouraged to apply.

What will happen if your proposal is selected? 

  • Selected contributors will be contacted on 9 March 2018.
  • Draft essays to be submitted by31 March 2018.
  • Feedback for improvement from editors sent by15 April 2018.
  • Final chapters to be submitted by30 May 2018. Note that if final chapters are not complete or submitted on time, they may not be included in this edition.

For more information, please, do not hesitate to contact us:

Celina Del Felice ([email protected]) Celina is an educator and researcher in the fields of conflict and peace studies youth work and peace education. She works for The Network University, the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya-UNITAR Master in Conflictology and the University for Peace. Celina is from Argentina, living in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain.

Extended – AMECYS Call for Papers: Graduate Student Paper Prize

Submissions Deadline Extended:  Thursday, April 15, 2018

The Association of Middle East Children’s and Youth Studies (AMECYS) calls graduate students engaged in the study of children and youth in the region (and diasporic communities) to submit their papers to the AMECYS graduate student paper prize.  A cash prize of $100 will be awarded to the winner at the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) of North America’s annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas, November 15-18, 2018.

Papers can be submitted in any capacity that aligns with AMECYS’ mission statement:

The AMECYS is a private, non-profit, international association for scholars with an interest in the study of children and youth in the Middle East, North Africa and their diasporic communities. Through interdisciplinary programs, publications, and services, AMECYS promotes innovative scholarship, facilitates global academic exchange, and enhances public understanding about Middle Eastern children and youth in diverse times and places. 

Requirements for submission:

–       Papers should not exceed 7,500 (excluding bibliographies and endnotes)

–       The paper should never have been submitted for publication

–       The format needs to include: Standard font, Double-spaced, 1” margins, IJMES standards for endnotes and transliteration

–       Member of AMECYS in good-standing

–       Proof of registered graduate student enrollment for the 2018-2019 academic year may be requested at a later date

Send submissions as a pdf or word doc to [email protected] and [email protected] .

The AMECYS graduate student representative, program chair and appointed committee will review all papers submitted by members of AMECYS that are received by the deadline of Thursday, April 15.

For queries, email AMECYS program chair at [email protected]

CfP — Youth, Inequality and Social Change in the Global South

For the Springer series Perspectives on Children and Young People
Dr Hernán Cuervo & Dr Ana Miranda (Eds.)

This edited book addresses a gap in youth studies by focusing on young people’s experiences in the Global South. It draws together a scholarly range of international and interdisciplinary work on young people’s lives in an incredible diverse and rich but unequal global region. This edited book aims to expand our thinking on youth experiences by linking theoretical and empirical perspectives to regions in the Global South; questioning the Global North domination in the social sciences and in youth studies.

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CALL FOR NEOS SUBMISSIONS

Dear ACYIG Members,

ACYIG is now soliciting submissions for the October 2016 issue of Neos. We are accepting submissions on a rolling basis between Monday, August 15 and Monday, September 5. The final deadline for submission is Monday, September 5. If possible, please notify me of your intent to submit by the start of the rolling period (August 15), so that I can identify peer reviewers in a timely manner.

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