Call for Papers: Community-Based Research

Posted by on February 6, 2004

Dear SL colleagues,

The Metropolitan Universities Journal – An International Forum An Official Publication of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities has issued a call for scholarly papers for a

Special Theme Issue
Community-Based Research: Challenges, Issues, and Lessons Learned

FOCUS OF SPECIAL ISSUE: Descriptive and/or analytical papers are sought which highlight the challenges (i.e., issues related to bridging the class, race, language, culture, education and other divides, etc.), implications (i.e., for teaching; student training; research; tenure and promotion decisions; public policy; facilitating collective efficacy; etc.) and lessons learned (i.e., the practical, pedagogical, and other benefits) from community-based research.

ACADEMIC DISCIPLINES: As a multi-disciplinary journal, abstracts of papers from various disciplines are requested.

SUBMISSION PROCEDURES: Abstracts must be typed, double-spaced and may not exceed 2 pages in lengths. Four copies of the abstract should be submitted, accompanied with a brief biographical sketch of the authors, indicating their affiliations, areas of research, and recent publications on a separate page. Paper submission guidelines will accompany the notification of abstracts of papers accepted for publication.

Submission of abstracts: March 1, 2004
Acceptance Notification: March 30, 2004
Deadline for completed papers: July 1, 2004
Projected publication date: Winter 2005


Brian N. Williams
Department of Human & Organizational Development
Vanderbilt University
P.O. Box 90, GPC
Nashville, TN 37203

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