Call for Chapter Proposals
Extending the Ground of Public Confidence:
Teaching Civil Liberties in K-16 Social Studies Education
Book Editors: Dr. Janie Hubbard and Dr. Jason Harshman
A volume in Information Age Publishing’s Teaching and Learning Social Studies
Series Editor: Dr. William B. Russell III
Authors interested in this book project are invited to submit proposals that focus on classroom research and/or inquiry-based learning activities that examine the intersections of civil liberties with contemporary events and issues, history, law, ethics, sociology, race, gender, sexual orientation, citizenship status, ability and disability, geography, economics, and more.
The book will be divided into sections, and each section will include 2-3 chapters, with each chapter focusing on teaching about a civil liberty using the C3. Interested authors are asked to submit chapters that align with one of the following book sections:
• The U.S. Constitution and Constitutional Law
• Citizenship Status and Civil Liberties in the U.S.
• Voting Rights and Access in the U.S.
• Gender, Sexuality, and Civil Liberties
• Religious Liberties and the Establishment Clause
• Race, Resistance, and Resilience within the U.S.
• Interacting with Elected Officials, Institutions, and Groups to Protect Civil Liberties
Submission Guidelines and timeline:
Interested authors should email an abstract to civillibertiesbookIAP@gmail.com by November 25, 2017 that includes the following items:
1. Author Information: Name(s), position(s), mailing address(es), phone number(s), and e-mail address(es). Please note the corresponding author for the submission.
2. Title of proposed chapter and the section you wish to be included under.
3. Designate the grade level and content area (i.e. history, economics, civics, geography, sociology, psychology) your lesson activity best aligns. All lesson activities will use the Inquiry Design Model (IDM) template. Upon acceptance, authors contributing a lesson will receive the template and guidelines for formatting the chapter.
4. Chapter abstract without research (500-750 words maximum): Include theoretical or conceptual framework, compelling question, desired learning outcomes, potential materials, and significance to civil liberties education for 21st century social studies.
5. Chapter abstract with research (750-900 words maximum): Include theoretical or conceptual framework, discussion of methodology, a brief description of participants, at least two significant findings in relation to civil liberties education, compelling question, desired learning outcomes, potential materials, and significance to civil liberties education for 21st century social studies.
6. A bio of no more than 100 words for each author.
CFP sent: September 18, 2017
Author proposals due: November 25, 2017
Invitation to submit full chapter: December 17, 2017
Chapter drafts due to editors: March 10, 2018
Peer Review of chapter submissions sent: March 17, 2018
Chapter reviews returned to Editors: April 24, 2018
Chapters sent to authors for revisions: May 1, 2018
Chapter revisions from authors due to Editors: June 7, 2018
Complete manuscript sent to series editor: June 22, 2018
All proposals should be emailed as Word attachments with the subject line: “Civil Liberties Education - LAST NAME” to civillibertiesbookIAP@gmail.com.
University of Iowa
N235 Lindquist Center
240 S. Madison Street
Iowa City, IA 52242
University of Alabama
Bibb Graves Hall 203F
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0232
Dates: 9/19/2017 - 11/25/2017