CFP:Journal of Economic and Social Research: Special Issue on Transnational Movements and Global Identity
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Call for Papers Journal of Economic and Social Research
The Journal of Economic and Social Research, a scholarly publication of Fatih University, Istanbul, is soliciting articles and essays for Issue 3(2)to be published by the University of Fatih in February 2003. Through cutting-edge academic research, policy analysis and commentary JESR offers fresh perspectives to current debates. As a peer-reviewed journal, JESR provides both established and emerging academics and practitioners in the fields of social and economic sciences and other relevant disciplines a unique opportunity to have their work read by an influential audience. You are encouraged to submit articles for the special issue on Transnational Movements and Global Identity.
The Journal aims especially in this special issue to bring together work on international / transnational movements ranging from the Green Peace Organisation to feminism to the Jamaat Tabligh Islam, the so- called "globalisation issue", and the construction of identity in these new circumstances undertaken by researchers in sociology, communication, anthropology, psychology, as well as history, social work, and other social and behavioural sciences.
We are particularly interested in papers that incorporate transnational
discussions of the themes below.
Examining globalisation from economic, political, cultural and
What are the short and long term effects of sustained globalisation?
What are the roles of the government, international and transnational
organisations and civil society?
What is the role of the subjects of these processes, including global (e.g.
World Bank, OECD, UNESCO) and regional organisations (e.g. EU, APEC, NAFTA),
Do existing theories sufficiently address recent developments or do they
need to be adjusted/modified? If yes, why and how?
Does globalisation allow room for dialogue amongst cultures?
To what extent is the crisis economic, political, cultural, or a blend of
What are the leading and limiting factors in formulating a solution? What
options are available to resolve the crisis? Are current initiatives likely
to sustain improvement over the long run?
What are the roles of third parties (governments, banking/finance groups,
international organisations) Essays: Continuing Dialog on the post-September
11th International Arena Theoretical or practical essays are welcome on
original and forward-looking analysis regarding the following:
Legal challenges of global terrorism, future international political
conflicts or hot spots triggered by September 11,
The humanitarian impact of military action against terrorists and the
effect of extending the scope of the 'War against Terrorism',
We strongly encourage essays that discuss perspectives from other countries
and cultures besides the United States.
As well as the following themes: Theorising Cultural Citizenship,
Globalisation, cultural identity and cultural heritage, Citizenship and
cultural difference, Post-national modes of cultural belonging, Human rights
and cultural rights, Role of religion and religious institutions, Market
economies; monopolies and mergers; control of multinationals.
Submission Deadline and Details The Journal of Economic and Social Research publishes both full-length and brief reports of empirical research, theoretical articles, and book reviews.
Manuscripts should be prepared according to Chicago style and submitted (5
hard copies and in word format disk) to one of the addresses below.
Manuscripts should normally be between 3,000 and 7,000 words in length and
must be written in English. All manuscripts should be printed on one single
side of A4 or 8 X 11-inch white good quality paper, double-spaced throughout
with ample margins and they should be sent by 25 April 2003. References to the author should be avoided to ensure anonymity in the refereeing process.
You may email your submission to meet the deadline provided that the paper
and disk copies are sent by post as well. Final decisions regarding
suitability for publication will be made by the end of May 2003.
Please visit our website at http://jesr.journal.fatih.edu.tr for further information and style guides.
Send Submissions, comments and enquiries to Dr. Ali Murat Yel, Guest Editor, or Dr. Talip Kucukcan, Guest Editor.
Dr. Ali Murat Yel
Lecturer in Sociology and Anthropology
Department of Public Administration
Akcaburgaz Mevkii, 34900
Centre for Islamic Studies
Gumusyolu Cad. 36-42
Istanbul - Turkey.
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