Call for Images, Contexts: Understanding People in their Social Worlds. Vol. 5, No. 1
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Call for Images, Contexts: Understanding People in their Social Worlds.
We are seeking images specifically for articles in the first issue of Volume 5. No 1. Images can be original or archival
photographs, or other graphic material such as art work, maps, diagrams, etc.We need images that will capture the reader’s attention and will enhance the reader’s understanding of each written text. Low resolution review copies of images due September 30, 2005.
For more information about Contexts, go to www.contextsmagazine.org.
CONTEXTS magazine is soliciting individual images (photographs, other types of images) or small sets of images that focus on and illuminate one of the articles listed below. Images must have a clear – and a documented --
connection to the topic of each article.
Initial copies can be paper prints, images posted to a web site (send us the URL), slides, or, preferably, low-resolution image files sent as email attachments (2-300 K max). Send such files to: email@example.com.
Please attach no more than two low-resolution images to one email. However you submit, please provide basic information about each image.
If a photo is selected for publication, we will need prints, slides, negatives or hi-resolution scans (2+ MB uncompressed, grayscale files -- tiff is best) by October 20, 2005 . Contexts can pay $100. for a published image.
BLACKBALLED BY BUSH: Douglas Massey describes his ouster from a edited UNESCO volume on international migration. He summarizes the main points about international migration that he would have developed in the book chapter for
UNESCO, and their implications for all industrial nations. He specifically argues that US policies for militarizing the US-Mexican border and for criminalizing the hiring of unauthorized workers are counterproductive.
IMAGE SUGGESTIONS: images of the US/Mexican border
ARE CAR DESIGNMER ‘ARTISTS’? Diane Barthel-Bouchier describes the change of car design (and designers) from rather anonymous industrial designers to recognized artists. The article mentions many famous US and European car
models, too many to mention.
IMAGE SUGGESTIONS: If you have a custom car, this may be a place to show it..
SURRENDERS AND QUAGMIRES. Robin Wagner-Pacifici describes broad changes in the “end” of wars using three image of soldiers with rifles – ranging from Velazquez’ The Surrender of Breda to a MoveOn advertisement.
IMAGE SUGGESTIONS: other images of wars “ending”
IS THERE AN EPIDEMIC OF MENTAL ILLNESS? Allan Horwitz and Jerome Wakefield describe how the identification of a set of specific symptoms for depression lead to scales used on surveys and, in turn, to overestimations of the extent
people really suffer from depression.
IMAGE SUGGESTIONS: images that suggest symptoms such as insomnia, fatigue,sadness. Images that include a context that accounts for the symptom are especially appropriate.
THE ART OF REFRAMING POLITICAL DEBATES: William Gamson and Charlotte Ryan : Gamson and Ryan describe successful examples of framing public issues, and they discuss the role of framing in mobilizing.
IMAGE SUGGESTIONS: images that show how a social movement organization has clearly framed in issue in a demonstration, press conference, or image.
We also are looking for images that will go in the Discoveries section . We would particularly like an image that shows the combination of traditional and modern technologies, or use of modern technology in a “traditional” setting.
Contexts is an American Sociological Association magazine through which
researchers disseminate current research to both an academic and a public
audience. Drawing from sociology and related fields, Contexts encourages
itreaders to interact with their surroundings. It includes feature articles,
photo and personal essays, bulletins of the latest findings from social science
research, and reviews that are relevant to daily life, ranging from religion
and discrimination, to pop culture and foreign crises. Contributors challenge
outdated ideas, provoke creative thinking, and stimulate lively debate.
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