Proposals

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Contemporary Perspectives on LGBTQ Advocacy in Societies

Contemporary Perspectives on LGBTQ Advocacy in Societies is an interdisciplinary series that offers a dedicated venue for the exploration and examination of the social, cultural, political, spiritual, and economic forces that have shaped and continue to shape the lives and experiences of LGBTQ people. Within this context, we are seeking manuscripts and proposals that will advance research, scholarship, practice, and policies. In addition, this series seeks to capture opinions, narratives, and personal experiences to assist individuals in living fuller lives and to teach organizations how to provide a better support and advocacy for all. This series’ goal is to take the unheard and unseen narratives and reveal it to a broad readership that includes educational, religious, industry, military, governmental, and other social organizations. Additionally, dialogue that cuts across local, state, national, and international boarders that are related to LGBTQ issues.

Call for Book Length Manuscripts and Creative Pieces

Under the editorial guidance of series editor, Dr. Lemuel W. Watson, Dean of the College of Education at the University of South Carolina and Dr. Joshua Moon Johnson, Director of LGBT Services at the University of California Santa Barbara, Information Age Publishing (Charlotte, NC), an academic publisher, is pleased to invite submission of book length manuscripts and book proposals, inclusive of readers and handbooks, for its new book series, Contemporary Perspectives on LGBTQ Advocacy in Societies. Contemporary Perspectives on LGBTQ Advocacy in Societies is an interdisciplinary series that offers a dedicated venue for the exploration and examination of the social, cultural, political, spiritual, and economic forces that have shaped and continue to shape the lives and experiences of LGBTQ people. Within this context, we are seeking manuscripts and proposals that will advance research, scholarship, practice, and policies. In addition, this series seeks to capture opinions, narratives, and personal experiences to assist individuals in living fuller lives and to teach organizations how to provide a better support and advocacy for all. This series’ goal is to take the unheard and unseen narratives and reveal it to a broad readership that includes educational, religious, industry, military, governmental, and other social organizations. Additionally, dialogue that cuts across local, state, national, and international boarders that are related to LGBTQ issues is welcomed.

FOR MORE DETAILS SEE LINK BELOW:

http://www.infoagepub.com/series/Contemporary-Perspectives-on-LGBTQ-Advocacy-in-Societies

PETER LANG PUBLISHERS

Call for Book Length Manuscripts

Focus:  Black Men & Masculinity

Under the editorial guidance of series editor, Dr. Lemuel W. Watson, Dean of the College of Education at the University of South Carolina, PETER LANG PUBLISHING (New York, New York), an academic publisher, is pleased to invite submission of book length manuscripts and book proposals, inclusive of readers and handbooks, for its new book series, Black Male Masculinity (BMM).  BMM is an interdisciplinary series that offers a dedicated venue for the exploration and examination of the social, cultural, political, and economic forces that have shaped and continue to shape the lives and experiences of Black men. Within this context, we are seeking manuscripts and proposals that will advance research and scholarship by addressing the following topics and related issues focusing on Black Men and Masculinity:

  • Masculinity, & Engagement with Feminism(s)

  • Masculinity, & the Academy

  • Masculinity and Education

  • Health, and Masculinity

  • Masculinity & Sexuality

  • Masculinity, & Religion

  • Masculinity & Politics

  • Identity Development

  • Mental Health

  • Place within the Family

  • Dissecting the Prison Crisis

  • Role in the Church

  • How U.S. historical eras affect Black Men, Masculinity and 21st Century challenges

  • Masculinity in the Obama era

  • Masculinity In International Contexts

  • Masculinity in the Arts – performance (theatre), visual (artists), musical (various music genres- Hip Hop, etc)

  • Other related topics that are timely, e.g. Black Men, Masculinity & Music Culture; Black Men, Masculinity and the Criminal Justice System; Black Men, Masculinity and the law; etc.

If you have a relevant manuscript or an idea for a book, we invite you to submit a proposal to Lemuel Watson, which includes your name, title,  institutional affiliation, mailing address accompanied by the following: 1) a Prospectus in which you describe the rationale and significance — 2-3 pages; brief description, distinctive features, projected length, word-count/number of pages;  competition and market considerations, audience; degree of completion of the book and time-line;  2) The Table of Contents;  3)  2-4 Sample Chapters; 4)  and a current CV.

Send the above material to:

Dr. Lemuel W. Watson, Dean College of Education

           University of South Carolina

Wardlaw 201

820 South Main Street

Columbia, SC 29208

Phone: (803)777-3828

Fax: (803)777-3035

watsonlw@mailbox.sc.edu

 

Series Co-Executive Editors, Dr. Rochelle Brock and Dr. Richard Greggory Johnson III