The annual volume Sociological Studies of Children and Youth (SSCY) welcomes proposals for a themed Special Volume (#15) to be published in 2012 with named Guest Editor(s) on topics that fall within the scope of the volume. Applications from proposed Guest Editor(s) should outline the aims and objectives of the special volume including a brief overview and summary of the overarching themes and points of coherence that tie together the proposed articles. The successful Guest Editor(s) will manage the Volume’s normal peer review process in coordination with the Series Editor and Editorial Board. More information about the SSCY and its creation in 1986 by members of the ASA’s Section on Children and Youth can be accessed on the SSCY website: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/books/series.htm?id=1537-4661.
Proposals for a Special Volume 15 should include the following:
· A suggested title for the Special Volume 15
· Proposed aims and objectives, giving an overview of the Special Volume’s intended focus and a list of the topics to be covered, proposed article areas, and a list of possible contributing authors;
· The proposed Guest Editor(s) name, contact details, affiliations, a brief biographical paragraph, and any previous editorial experience; and
· A proposed timeline for a call for research papers, peer-review process and eventual publication of volume 15 in late 2012.
Applications should be submitted electronically to Series Editor, Loretta Bass by the closing date of Saturday, April 30, 2011. Email: Lbass@ou.edu
Section on Children and Youth