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CALL FOR CHAPTERS: CLAN AND TRIBAL PERSPECTIVES ON SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

  • 1.  CALL FOR CHAPTERS: CLAN AND TRIBAL PERSPECTIVES ON SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

    Posted 03-28-2019 19:55

    CALL FOR CHAPTERS: CLAN AND TRIBAL PERSPECTIVES ON SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY


    You are invited to submit a chapter for the edited book entitled "Clan and Tribal Perspectives on Social, Economic and Environmental Sustainability" to be published with Emerald Publishing in 2020.


    IMPORTANT DATES:


    Deadline for receiving chapter proposals (500 words maximum): 15 June  2019

    Notification of acceptance for proposals:  30 June  2019


    Deadline for receiving full chapter submissions (i.e., 1st draft): 15 August 2019

    Chapter authors receive reviews with feedback: 15 September 2019


    Deadline for receiving revised submissions (i.e., final draft, if applicable):  

    1 November 2019


    ABOUT THE BOOK


    This book will be the definitive source addressing the sustainability of Tribal and Clan cultures across national and global origins.  Comprised of ten themes, the book will collectively cover all aspects of Tribal and Clan sustainability across past and present global timelines.


    The book is designed to include historical and contemporary Tribal and Clan case studies. These will form a comprehensive body of knowledge with in one volume. There is no publication that offers such a comprehensive approach to Tribal and Clan management.


    SUGGESTED TOPICS FOR CONTRIBUTIONS


    The book covers multiple eras, not just the modern era of management within Tribal and Clan economic, social and environmental contexts.  Welcoming other centuries, means scholars from outside the management discipline will be invited to collaborate across various disciplines on Tribal and clan case studies in developing and developed countries.  


    For example, civilizations such as the Incas, pre-Columbian US tribal history and their response to traders and settlers and impacts on triple bottom line.  This multi-disciplinary book embraces collaboration between sustainable business scholars and management historians with tribal and clan members who are engaged in sustainable business today, as well as with archeologists, anthropologists and historians.  


    The ten themes are as follows:


    Theme 1: Dreamtime, Origin Stories, and Ancestral Homelands

    1. Stories
    2. Poetry
    3. Body Art
    4. Music
    5. Artifacts

    Theme 2 Civilizations and Sustainability

    1. Migration due to climate change (Pueblo dwellers of the American Southwest ca 1490s.)
    2. Terrorism as it relates to economic, social, and environmental threats. Example: destruction of weaving capability in India by British East India Company to drive business.
    3. Protests of industrialization in 18th century. Luddites.
    4. How some civilizations adapted to environmental changes over time, while others did not.  
    5. Land and heritage
    6. Climate change

    Theme 3: Entrepreneurship and Innovation

    1. Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    2. Innovation for sustainability (I4S as example past influence on current)
    3. Social entrepreneurship with sustainable intent
    4. Startup businesses

    Theme 4: Leadership in Tribes and Clans

    1. How change agents operate in existing organization
    2. How Elders influence cultural sustainability
    3. Youth
    4. Gender
    5. Religion and spirituality

    Theme 5: Politics and Policy in Tribal and Clan Organizations

    1. Government (as regulator)
    2. Governance
    3. Law
    4. War

    Theme 6: Tribal and Clan Perspectives on Innovation and Technology for Sustainability

    1. How technology impacts on Tribal and clan cultures
    2. Use of technology to run concentration camps or to support repressive regimes.  

    Theme 7: Tribal and clan Perspectives on education for sustainability

    1. Education for sustainability
    2. trends in K-12
    3. Charter schools
    4. Alternative models
    5. Trends in grad schools
    6. Competency based
    7. How sustainability becomes a focus at university, college, department.

    Theme 8:  Tribal and clan Perspectives on Sustainable Business

    1. Organizations
    2. Corporations
    3. Family owned business
    4. NGOs
    5. Government agency (as organization)
    6. Industry efforts to be more sustainable (Strategy, finance)
    7. Manufacturing
    8. Services
    9. Partnerships

    Theme 9: Alternate forms of organization in tribal and clan communities and organizations

    1. Precursors to the Benefit corporation
    2. Community corporations in which ownership is determined by membership in a group, not by purchase of stock.
    3. Transformation

    Theme 10: Tribal and clan views on Health and Well Being

    1. Extinct cultures
    2. Modern medicine
    3. Ancient medicine
    4. Humor

    TARGET AUDIENCE


    The market for this book will be diverse including the undergraduate, postgraduate and academic professionals, for whom this book will be the first port of call in their teaching and research endeavors when addressing Tribal and Clan curriculum including contemporary or past issues.


    GUIDELINES FOR CONTRIBUTORS


    The call invites contributions from the international community of scholars and practitioners to provide teaching cases, comparative case studies, empirical or theoretical contributions.   


    In order to appeal to a large target audience, submissions should be written in a non-technical writing style to allow for widespread application. Additionally, we encourage contributions that are trans-disciplinary. As such, chapters that incorporate new concepts, tools, and/or theories are welcomed. In addition, chapters that present case studies (e.g., examples, empirical evidence, and case studies of sustainability) on any of the topics or sub-topics indicated above are welcomed.


    Submitted chapters should be original and exclusively prepared for the present book. No part of the chapter should be under consideration or published elsewhere.

    Chapters should be approximately 4000 words but must not exceed 12 pages (i.e., including all references, appendices, biographies, etc.), must use 1.5 line spacing and 12 pts, Times New Roman font, and must use the APA reference style.


    To be considered for the book, researchers and/or practitioners are invited to submit manuscripts accompanied by a 200 word  biography to include in the book.


    Please submit to tribalandclanperspectives@gmail.com


    Any questions should be directed to james_spee@redlands.edu



    Co-editors:


    Adela J McMurray PhD

    Professor

    College of Business

    RMIT University

    Victoria, Australia

    Mark D McMillan, LL.B; LL.M; SJD

    Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Education and Engagement)

    RMIT University

    Melbourne, Australia



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    James Spee
    University Of Redlands
    Redlands CA
    on land of the Cahuilla & Serrano Nations.
    james_spee@redlands.edu
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