call for papers: new journal

We are delighted to announce a new journal, Contention: The Multidisciplinary Journal of Social Protest (http://contentionjournal.org/). 

Contention is a new fully open access, peer-reviewed journal that promotes disciplinary cooperation and interdisciplinary integration while broadening the scope of academic work in the fields of social movements and protest. Contention is published by Punctum Books and is administered by an international and interdisciplinary editorial board.   

 

We are delighted to announce a new journal, Contention: The Multidisciplinary Journal of Social Protest (http://contentionjournal.org/). 

Contention is a new fully open access, peer-reviewed journal that promotes disciplinary cooperation and interdisciplinary integration while broadening the scope of academic work in the fields of social movements and protest. Contention is published by Punctum Books and is administered by an international and interdisciplinary editorial board.   

This new journal pursues two objectives: 
1) Becoming an on-going forum for debate and discussion across the social sciences and humanities on the topic of Social Protest, in its many shapes and forms. 
2) Expanding multidisciplinary cross-fertilization and increasing dialogue across disciplines and fields. 

For more information visit www.contentionjournal.org/aims

Submissions 

Contention welcomes submissions of high quality theoretical essays, research articles with novel findings, critical reviews as well as commentaries aiming at increasing interdisciplinary debate between authors, and book reviews. The Journal aims to present original perspectives and points of view across disciplines and areas of investigation. 

Articles should be between 5,000-7,000 words. To submit a paper, please read the detailed guidelines found here: http://contentionjournal.org/authors/.  Then use the online submission form at the address here http://contentionjournal.org/submit/. (For information, and to propose a Special Issue, please contact the editors: info@contentionjournal.org.


Editors: 
Giovanni A. Travaglino and Eugene Nulman

Editorial Advisory Board: 
Professor Dominic Abrams
Professor Christopher Rootes
Dr. Gianni Piazza
Professor Chris Pickvance

In addition to the open call, we would like to draw your attention to the Call for Papers for the Special Issue:

Research and Methods in the Study of Social Protest: Towards a Crossdisciplinary Dialogue

Editors: Giovanni A. Travaglino, Brian Callan & Eugene Nulman

For more information see:  http://contentionjournal.org/sp1rm/

Deadline: 15th of July 2013.

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