May 28, 2013

CfP: Intl. Journal of Civic Engagement and Social Change

International Journal of Civic Engagement and Social Change (IJCESC)

Official publication of the Information Resources Management Association
DOI: 10.4018/IJCESC, ISSN: 2328-5494, EISSN: 2328-5508

Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Susheel Chhabra
Published: Quarterly (both in Print and Electronic form)

Governments, corporations, individuals, and civic society play essential roles for worldwide growth and development. Management of resources for socioeconomic development of society requires design,
development, and implementation of value driven civic engagement processes, practices, and frameworks. These initiatives create an environment of public accountability to distribute benefits of development for the overall benefit of society. The International Journal of Civic Engagement and Social Change (IJCESC) compiles theoretical and empirical works that significantly contribute to the unexplored field of how bringing social change through civic
engagement can enlarge public welfare activities.

Prospective authors are invited to submit manuscripts for possible publication in the International Journal of Civic Engagement and Social Change. The primary objective of IJCESC is to suggest value driven civic engagement practices, processes and frameworks to bring social change for effectively managing socioeconomic resources for individuals and society. IJCESC seeks to achieve its mission through research, exemplary cases, smart processes and competencies, development of frameworks, collaborations, suggesting standards and
benchmarks worldwide.

Topics to be discussed in this journal include (but are not limited to) the following:

- Civic engagement for development and social change
- Civic engagement for organization development
- Civic engagement reforms and capacity building
- Leadership cases for civic engagement
- Civic engagement and political reforms for development
- Preservation of natural resources
- Public policy and social change
- Role of administrative competencies for civic engagement
- Smart governance practices
- Smart regulatory frameworks for civic engagement
- Social accountability for individuals, government, and corporate sectors
- Social networks and collaborations for bringing social change
- Standards and benchmarks for civic engagement
- Value-driven civic engagement
- Women and child development
- Civic Engagement and Rural Development

Prospective authors should note that only original and previously unpublished articles will be considered. INTERESTED AUTHORS MUST CONSULT THE JOURNAL’S GUIDELINES FOR MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSIONS at http://www.igi- Files/AuthorEdit or/guidelinessub mission.pdf PRIOR TO SUBMISSION. All article submissions will be forwarded to at least 3 members of the Editorial Review Board of the journal for double-blind, peer review. Final decision regarding acceptance/revision /rejection will be based on the reviews received
from the reviewers. All submissions must be forwarded electronically to susheel@lbsim.

The International Journal of Civic Engagement and Social Change is 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 www.igi-global. com.

All inquiries and submissions should be should be directed to the attention of:

Dr. Susheel Chhabra
International Journal of Civic Engagement and Social Change
E-mail: susheel@lbsim.
http://www.igi- IJCESC