Nikhil Deb (Murray State University, USA) ndeb@murraystate.edu

Manjusha Nair (George Mason University, USA) mnair4@gmu.edu

Glenn Muschert (Khalifa University of Science & Technology, UAE) glenn.muschert@ku.ac.ae

The editors invite scholars worldwide to submit proposals for chapters for a volume

Handbook on Social Justice in the Global South” (under contract with Edward Elgar Publishing, UK). The book will be of interest for graduate students, scholars, and practitioners in the multidisciplinary field of social justice and the global south.

Chapters need to focus on contemporary issues for social justice in the global south research. The editors especially welcome proposals for chapters on the following topics, as focus areas within the volume theme of social justice in the global south:

  • Children
  • Comparative Case Studies
  • Corruption
  • Crime / Violence
  • Disabilities
  • Education
  • Elders / Ageing
  • Extremism
  • Future Generations
  • Historical Perspectives
  • Latin America
  • Life Course
  • Middle East/North Africa Region
  • Populism
  • Religion
  • Sexual Minorities
  • Slums
  • Small Island Developing States
  • Social Enterprise
  • South Asia Region
  • Southeast Asia Region
  • Sustainability & UN SDGs
  • Technology & Innovation
  • Theoretical and Epistemic Concerns

We are open in terms of methodologies, perspectives, and geographical areas among contributors. Each chapter is expected to have a special emphasis on the interrelation between its topic and the field of social justice in the global south.  Ultimately, the volume aims to establish a new agenda for research on social justice in the global south.

Deadlines & Timetable

Submission of proposals (max. 5 pages): May 15, 2022

Submission of full chapters of 5,000 to 7,000 words (1st review): September 1, 2022

Submission of revised chapters (2nd review): March 1, 2023

Edward Elgar Publishing (UK) will promote this book to a wider audience globally. It is expected that graduate students, practitioners, and scholars in diverse markets will adopt this book.

For consideration, submit a proposal by May 15, 2022 using the following link: https://rb.gy/qe0cnd

Call in pdf [here]