CfP: for Special Issue of Journal of Information Technology and Politics Online deliberation

Call for Papers Special Issue of Journal of Information Technology and Politics Online deliberation: Developments and future directions

Over the past ten years, a sizeable, multidisciplinary body of research has developed which is focused on analyzing new sites and practices of public deliberation online. This special issue of the Journal of Information Technology and Politics, following on from the 2010 Online Deliberation conference held at the University of Leeds, aims to take stock of this field of research and debate the future direction it should take. The editors invite original papers that reflect critically on the development of online deliberation theory, practice, and research, as well as contributions that introduce new research findings and innovative theoretical and empirical approaches to the field.

Timings

  • Full drafts of all papers are due by 3 December, 2010
  • Papers will be returned to authors by 25 March, 2011
  • Final versions of papers must be received by 20 May, 2011

Details of submission types can be found at the Journal’s site here.

In preparing manuscripts for submission, authors are asked to review

Manuscripts should be submitted electronically using the JITP’s online system.

When submitting you manuscript, please state (using the relevant field) that your submission is for the ‘Online Deliberation’ special issue.

Guest Editors:

  • Stephen Coleman, Institute of Communications Studies, University of Leeds.
  • Giles Moss, Institute of Communications Studies, University of Leeds.
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About Peter Cruickshank

Lecturer in the School of Computing and a member of the Centre for Social Informatics at Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland. Interested in information systems, learning, politics, society, security and where they intersect. My attempts at rounding out my character include food, cinema, running, history and, together with my lovely wife, bringing up a cat and a couple of kids.
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