Call for papers: Special issue on Ireland - Journal of Co-operative Studies

Call for papers: Special issue on Ireland - Journal of Co-operative Studies 2018

 

Call for papers: Special issue on Ireland Journal of Co-operative Studies

This special issue of the Journal of Co-operative Studies, for publication in 2019, targets research on and developments in co-operatives in Ireland. Papers sought include full-length academic articles, short reports by practitioners/others as well as think pieces and book reviews.

Papers are welcome across a wide range of topics on co-operation, including co-operative management, governance, performance and leadership in relation to a range of co-operative sectors.

Some examples of research/papers that would be responsive to this call include those:

 Designed to clarify and expand our understanding of the uses/relevance of co-operatives in Ireland in the face of

    climate change;

 Addressing employment creation through co-operatives and worker ownership;

 Examining the policy/legislative/regulatory environment for co-operatives in Ireland;

 Addressing co-operative responses to challenges of food systems and/or rural innovation;

 Examining co-operative responses to housing, especially housing shortage;

 Exploring the future/continued relevance of the co-operative model across a range of activities including

    community initiatives or emerging sectors/activities.

Submission and Review Timeline

  •  Deadline for proposed abstracts (300-500 words): 30 June 2018.
  •  Lead authors will be contacted with final determination about submissions by 31 July 2018.
  •  Final submissions due by 1 March 2019.
  •  Full-length article including abstract, references, tables and figures: 7,000 words.
  •  Short paper/report including abstract, references, tables and figures: 2,000-4,000 words.
  •  Think pieces: 1,000 words.
  •  Book review: 600-1,500 words.
  •  See Author Information attached for further information.

Authors Note

 

Proposed abstracts should be submitted to the special issue editors:

Bridget Carroll (Centre for Co-operative Studies, University College Cork) at b.carroll@ucc.ie

Dr. Olive McCarthy (Centre for Co-operative Studies, University College Cork) at o.mccarthy@ucc.ie

Deadline for proposed abstracts: 30 June 2018.

 

 

 

 

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