Call For Papers (Islamic Ethics): American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences (Special Issue: 27:3)
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CALL FOR PAPERS (Islamic Ethics)
The American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences (AJISS), a double-blind peer-reviewed journal, is seeking contributions for its Special Issue on Islamic Ethics, to be published in July 2010.
Prospective authors are invited to submit papers on the following themes:
1. THEME 1: The historical relationship between Islamic jurisprudence or law (usul al-fiqh) and Islamic ethics (ilm al-akhlaq) in all schools of Islamic thought and the resulting implications for the 21st century, especially as regards our understanding and development of contemporary individual or international morality and the relation of ethics and culture;
2. THEME 2: Problems of applied Islamic ethics pertinent (but not limited) to ethics in international affairs (e.g., human rights and global justice); ethical problems of just war, global jihad, and the “war on terror”; research ethics related to science, engineering, and technology; biomedical ethics (e.g., stem cell science and other controversial issues); environmental ethics (e.g., climate change and sustainable energy futures); social responsibility, sustainable economic development, and business ethics; education policy and the moral dimensions of curriculum development and pedagogy at all levels; and moral dilemmas in psychological practice.
Abstracts of 350-500 words are due by 1 February 2010. Acceptance notices will be sent by 15 February 2010. Complete paper must be received by 1 May 2010. Abstracts and papers must be submitted in English, using MSWord software, be fully documented in accordance with existing academic standards, and be original work. Already published material and non-electronic submissions will not be considered.
Co-editors: Dr. Yasien Mohamed (professor of Arabic Language and Islamic Ethics, University of the Western Cape, South Africa) and Dr. Norman K. Swazo (professor of Philosophy and Biomedical Ethics, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia).
Send abstracts and papers to both co-editors simultaneously at (firstname.lastname@example.org) and (email@example.com).
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