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Call for Chapters: Intercultural and Interfaith Dialogues for Global Peacebuilding and Stability

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    Objective: Cultural pluralism is increasingly central to contemporary democratic theory and practice. The need to accommodate diverse cultural groups has become synonymous with communities’ prospects for viability and survivability in an age fraught with massive waves of immigration and worldwide plights of refugees and exiles.

    The book aims to investigate the theoretical and practical principles of inter-religious and interfaith initiatives in an age of sociopolitical tumult. Such initiatives are becoming increasingly associated with a liberal theory of modernity and internationalism that presupposes freedom, democracy, human rights and tolerance. However, although it is rapidly becoming the dominant paradigm for ‘cultural policy’ and the educational basis for the development of intercultural understanding, the knowledge about and familiarity with intercultural/interfaith dialogue is still scant and disjointed. In light of the fact that governments, civil societies, educators and international mediators have placed their hope in intercultural education as the way to avoid the worst excesses of globalization, such as exclusion and marginalization, xenophobia and racism, this edited book has a great potential and timely value of highlighting some of the major afflictions in the world today, while offering some relevant remedies for them.</span></div>

    Submission Procedure: Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before January 30, 2018, a chapter proposal of 1,000 to 2,000 words clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors will be notified by February 15, 2018 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by May 30, 2018, and all interested authors must consult the guidelines for manuscript submissions at http://www.igi-global.com/publish/contributor-resources/before-you-write/ prior to submission. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.
    Note: There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication, Trust in Knowledge Management and Systems in Organizations. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process.
    All proposals should be submitted through the eEditorial Discovery®TM online submission manager.

    Publisher: 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 http://www.igi-global.com. This publication is anticipated to be released in 2018.

    Important Dates:</div>
    January 30 2018: Proposal Submission Deadline
    February 15, 2018: Notification of Acceptance
    May 30, 2018: Full Chapter Submission
    July 30, 2018: Review Results Returned
    August 15, 2018: Final Acceptance Notification
    August 30, 2018: Final Chapter Submission</span></div>

    Inquiries:

    Editor’s Name: Dr. Samuel Peleg
    Editor’s Affiliation: Fordham University
    Editor’s Contact Information: speleg@fordham.edu

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