Monday, December 4, 2006

Canada Conference on Race Research: Call for Papers

Call for Papers by the Department of Sociology, Georgia State University and Community-Campus Partnerships for Health. New Directions in Race Research Social Forces seeks papers for a special section on race research planned for the December 2007 issue. They are soliciting original papers that address issues of race, racial inequality, racism and racial identity construction from U.S. and international perspectives. Papers might address new developments in racial inequality in housing, education or health; the creation, maintenance and changing definition of racial categories; the racial dynamics of colorblindness; andracism within the context of immigration, neo-colonialism and theenvironment. They welcome papers that expand our theoretical understanding of race and are particularly interested in empirical research that challenges, expands or redirects existing race scholarship.

The special section will be edited by Charles A. Gallagher, Departmentof Sociology, Georgia State University. Papers will be peer reviewed. The deadline for submitting papers is April 2, 2007. Manuscripts should be limited to 5,000-9,000 words including references and endnotes and should be e-mailed as a Microsoft Word attachment to . Any tables or figures must be editable inMicrosoft Word or Excel. Do not use any automatic formatting feature. Submission fees for this section are waived.

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health promotes health through partnerships between communities and higher educational institutions. CCPH will hold their 10th Anniversary Conference, April 11-14, 2007 inToronto Mobilizing Partnerships for Social Change.

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