Category Archives: Call for Papers: Publishing

CFP: Children’s Rights & Children’s Literature

Special Issue of The Lion and the Unicorn

We are seeking papers that investigate the intersections between the histories, theories, and practices of children’s rights and children’s literature. In response to the ratification of the United Nation’s Convention on the Rights of the Child (UN-CRC) in 1989, advocates and scholars have debated the necessity and revealed the complexity of defining and implementing children’s rights across the globe. Critical discourse on children’s rights, however, has not yet fully examined the role that children’s literature plays in shaping, promoting, implementing and interrogating children’s rights. This special issue invites scholars to explore the connections between the institutions of children’s rights and children’s literature. Continue reading

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REMINDER: Call for Contributions for the October 2014 ACYIG Newsletter

ACYIG is now soliciting contributions for theOctober 2014 issue. Please note that we have changed the submission deadline dates. We will now accept submissions on a rolling basis between Friday, August 15, 2014 and Friday, September 5, 2014. The final deadline for submission is Friday, September 5th, 2014.

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CFP: Child Studies in Asia-Pacific Contexts

Child Studies in Asia-Pacific Contexts (CSAC) is a multidisciplinary international journal that publishes papers on children’s development in diverse social and cultural contexts in Asia Pacific region. CSAC’s paramount aim is to examine biological, emotional, cognitive, social, and cultural development of children; the role of social and cultural contexts, such as family, educare setting, school, and community, in children’s development; the interaction between development and context; and its theoretical and practical implications, including social policies for children. We welcome studies that present results of primary scientific research.  Case studies or policy reports that are not based on scientific research with sound methodology are not considered for publication. 

Now accepting papers for publication in the 2015 February issue.

The submission deadline for publication in the February issue has been extended to November 30, 2014. 

To submit, please visit our homepage at

CFP: Transnational Social Review — Transnational Childhoods

For the topic focused on “Transnational Childhoods” of the journal Transnational Social Review–A Social Work Journal (TSR), the guest editors Ruth Emond and Florian Esser invite your submissions of proposal abstracts.

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