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Here are the latest calls for book contributors and book proposals from our extensive book range.

Closes: 10 July 2024

Call for chapters – Sustainable and Smart Farming Eco-systems: Changing Landscapes in the age of Technology

This book addresses a critical gap in the field of agriculture and its adaptation to climate change. The agriculture sector is facing unprecedented challenges in dynamic changing climate, including extreme weather events, shifting rainfall patterns, and rising temperatures.

Editor: Dr. Ashish Gupta and Dr. Tavishi Tewary

Closes: 01 August 2024

Shut up and take my money! The Culture of Collecting - call for chapters

The purpose of this edited collection is to explore the many aspects of collecting, and topics can expand to collections of various forms. Collecting needs to be examined from the positive elements to the negative elements, and everything in between.

Editor: Janelle Vermaak-Griessel 

Closes: 30 August 2024

Call for chapters – Black Male Educators in American Classrooms: Recruitment, Retention and K-12 Impact

We are seeking submissions that will explore the unique challenges and valuable perspectives Black male educators (BMEs) bring to the K-12 school setting.

Editors: Dr. Kimberly Underwood, Dr. Sandra Sessoms-Penny, and Dr. Joy Taylor

Closes: 31 August 2024

Call for chapters – Quality 4.0: from theory to practice

This book aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of Quality 4.0 and its implications for organisations worldwide. We actively encourage the inclusion of Case Studies.

Editor: Paulo Sampaio


Closes: 31 August 2024

Call for chapters – Tomb Raider at 30: The Legacy of Lara Croft

This academic collection aims to examine, amongst other topics, the staying power of Tomb Raider, its profound impact on gaming, its influence on the 21st-century gamer, and its broader implications for popular culture.

Proposed editor: Natalie Le Clue

Closes: 01 September 2024

Call for chapters – Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change

This is an ongoing, open call for submissions to the Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change (RSMCC) series. To be considered for the current next volume (49), manuscripts must be submitted by 1 September 2024.

Editor: Dr Lisa Leitz

Closes: 30 September 2024

Call for chapters: edited collection on design and fan studies

We invite those who work in fan studies, those who work in design research, or those who are already working between these areas to submit chapter abstracts for an edited collection on fan studies and design.

Editor: Naomi Jacobs

Closes: 15 October 2024

Disabilities, pleasures, and sexualities: Transforming perceptions, cultivating desires research in social science and disability, Volume 17 – call for book chapters

This volume seeks to highlight and celebrate these qualities by inviting contributions that challenge stereotypes, reimagine expressions of sexuality, illuminate aspects of reproduction and parenting, and explore different forms of intimate relationships.

Editors: Dr. Alan Martino, Dr. Ann Fudge Schormans, Dr. B. Ethan Coston 

Closes: 10 January 2025

Work, Rest, and Play: examining work and labour relations in arts, sports, and entertainment

This volume of Research in the Sociology of Work invites papers that explore any topic related to work in the fields of arts, entertainment, or sport. We welcome both empirical and conceptual papers.

Editors: Gretchen Purser, Rick Delbridge, Markus Helfen, and Andi Pekarek

Closes: ongoing

Call for shortform book proposals – Emerald Points

Are you writing on a pressing and timely topic? How about publishing in Emerald Points, our short-form book programme publishing new research, helping to set the agenda for future research?

Commissioning Lead (Books): Charlotte Maiorana…
Closes: ongoing

Call for Proposals for ‘International Perspectives on Education, Employability and Work

This book series addresses the important intersection between education, employability and work. Education is under increased pressure to respond to the demands of the society and critical issues such as rising unemployment, heightened job competition, unbalanced demand and supply in the labour market, changing labour market, and global financial, health and climate crises.

Series editors: Ly Tran and Nghia Tran…

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