[Air-L] Final Reminder - Call for Chapter Proposals: Human Rights and Information Communication Technologies

John.Lannon John.Lannon at ul.ie
Wed Sep 22 05:02:18 PDT 2010


Human Rights and Information Communication Technologies: Trends and
Consequences of Use


A book edited by John Lannon (University of Limerick, Ireland), Edward
F. Halpin (Leeds Metropolitan University, UK) and Steven Hick (Carleton
University, Canada)

To be published by IGI Global

Website: http://tinyurl.com/33hy2zw 


Chapter Proposal deadline: September 24th 2010



Human Rights and Information Communication Technologies: Trends and
Consequences of Use will provide a comprehensive examination of the use
and application of information and communication technologies in the
world of human rights. This will contribute significantly to
understandings of the impact of ICTss on the promotion and protection of
human rights in societies around the world.



This book will provide a valuable tool and insight for academics from a
range of fields, including information management, information systems,
communications, information technology, international relations, human
rights, politics, law, and sociology. It will also be useful to
international non-governmental organisations, non-governmental
organisations, and governments, for policy and practice.


RECOMMENDED TOPICS include, but are not limited to, the following:
-          the impact of ICT policies on human rights;
-          the role of information in the promotion and protection of
human rights;
-          the opportunities and pitfalls of ICTs for human rights
-          ICTs and human rights education;
-          Human rights activism in the information age;
-          communication rights, privacy and free speech;
-          human rights and the Internet;
-          ICTs and gender-based rights
-          Information systems deployment in human rights
-          Mobile technologies and their application to human rights
-          Human rights organizations and the application/deployment of
-          Information security
-          Information poverty, exclusion, and social, economic and
cultural implications



Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before August
27th, 2010, a 2-3 page chapter proposal clearly explaining the mission
and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors of accepted
proposals will be notified by October 8th 2010 about the status of their
proposals and sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be
submitted by December 17th, 2010. All submitted chapters will be
reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be
requested to serve as reviewers for this project. 



This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea
Group Inc.), publisher of the "Information Science Reference" (formerly
Idea Group Reference), "Medical Information Science Reference,"
"Business Science Reference," and "Engineering Science Reference"
imprints. For additional information regarding the publisher, please
visit www.igi-global.com <http://www.igi-global.com/> . This publication
is anticipated to be released in 2011.



September 24th, 2010:      Proposal Submission Deadline
October 8, 2010:      Notification of Acceptance
December 17, 2010:    Full Chapter Submission
February 18, 2011:    Review Results Returned
May 20, 2011:         Final Chapter Submission
September 30, 2011:   inal Deadline

Inquiries and submissions can be forwarded electronically (Word
document) or by mail to:


John Lannon
Centre for Information and Knowledge Management
S1-20, Kemmy Business School, 
University of Limerick, 
Tel.: +353 87 8225087  E-mail: john.lannon at ul.ie

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