Key Issues in Crime and Punishment Series by William Chambliss
Call for Papers Deadline:
CALL FOR AUTHORS: Key Issues in Crime and Punishment Series
We are inviting academic editorial contributors to a new reference series on Crime and Punishment to be published in 2011 by SAGE Publications. This comprehensive work will be marketed and sold to college, public, and academic libraries and includes 5 titles, each with 20 chapters of 5,000 words. The 5 titles are:
Crime and Criminal Behavior
Police and Law Enforcement
Courts, Law and Justice
Juvenile Crime and Justice
The chapters in each title are written to offer pro and con examinations of controversial programs, practices, problems, or issues from varied perspectives. A broad range of issues are arranged within each volume, including such hotly debated topics as amnesty for illegal aliens, medical marijuana, police brutality, racial sentencing disparities, and the death penalty for minors.
We are now making chapter assignments with a deadline of February 1, 2010.
Each chapter of approximately 5,000 words is signed by the contributor. The General Editor
for the series is William Chambliss, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology at George Washington University, who will review all the chapters for editorial content and academic consistency.
If you are interested in contributing to the series, it can be a notable publication addition to your CV/resume and broaden your publishing credits. Moreover, you can help ensure that accurate information and important points of view are credibly presented to students and library patrons. Compensation for the written chapters is the contributorís choice of 1 free copy of the book contributed to, or a SAGE book credit allowance of $200 per book contributed to.
The list of available chapters, style guidelines, and sample chapter are prepared and will be sent to you in response to your inquiry. Please then select which unassigned chapter may best suit your interests and expertise.
If you would like to contribute to building a truly outstanding reference with the Crime and Punishment series, please contact me by the e-mail information below. Please provide a brief summary of your background in criminal justice-related issues.
I would also appreciate your recommendation of any colleagues that might be interested in contributing to this project.
Thanks for your time and interest.
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