CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2012

CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2012

CROP, in cooperation with Zed Books, requests entries for the CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2012. The winner will receive NOK 50.000. Deadline is August 1.

We seek original, high-quality, alternative and critical academic manuscripts. Works challenging the dominant thinking and knowledge about poverty and providing sound contributions to the eradication and/or prevention of poverty in our world are especially welcomed.

Poverty must be the central focus of the monograph. Innovative manuscripts are accepted from all disciplines of the Social Sciences and the Humanities. Multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary approaches are particularly welcome as well as comparative perspectives. Participation of academics from all over the world is expected and submissions from the South are encouraged.

CLOSING DAY FOR SUBMISSION OF ENTRIES IS 1st of AUGUST 2012.

The winner of the CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2012 receives NOK 50.000. The manuscript will be published in the CROP International Studies in Poverty series by way of Zed Books and worldwide copyright of the winning entry will be held by CROP. The winner also receives 10 copies of the book. An additional prize of NOK 3.000 will be awarded to two runner-ups. All entries received might be considered for future publication in the collection.

Submissions will undergo a blind, fair and unbiased, review by a panel of international judges. The judge’s cannot discuss individual entries with author(s) and their decision will be final.

GUIDELINES:

Entries should be original and written in the English language. They should not have been published partially or in full in any format, including electronically. Manuscript length should be approx. 80 000 – 100 000 words and only electronic submissions are accepted. Manuscripts should not contain any identifying marks but the title. Author(s) information should be given in a separate form to accompany the work.

The result will be simultaneously published on the CROP and Zed Books websites by November, 2012.

Please send your entry electronically to [crop@uib.no] accompanied by:

(1) Submission form (found below).

(2) Manuscript (following the guidelines) in pdf format. NOTICE: DO NOT write names – or any other information that could possibly reveal the author’s
identity on the PDF manuscript.

(3) CV, limited to 1 (one) page in pdf format.

Click here to download: CROP Prize Submission Form. (Adobe Acrobat is needed to read it, download it here for free). 

Editorial norms is found on the Zed Books website.

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