SAGE Publications is seeking contributions for the Multicultural America: A Multimedia Encyclopedia that scheduled for publication in 2013. See the invitation below for all the details.
We are inviting academic editorial contributors to *Multicultural America:
A Multimedia Encyclopedia*, a new 4 volume reference work to be published
by SAGE Reference in 2013.
*Multicultural* *America: A Multimedia* *Encyclopedia *presents
state-of-the-art research, ready-to-use facts, and multimedia pedagogy. The
approximately 950 signed entries (with cross-references and further
readings) will cover issues in historical and contemporary ethnic and
multicultural studies. The print 4 volumes and the online edition with 100
videos will include information relevant to the following academic
disciplinary contexts: the demographic and cultural balance of the United
States today and tomorrow; arts and media; business and economics; criminal
justice; education; family studies; health; media; military; politics;
science and technology; sports; and religion. From A-to-Z, this work covers
the spectrum of defining and illuminating multiculturalism. The goals of
this encyclopedia are to help readers gain a better understanding of:
– the historical development of multicultural America.
– the contemporary American multicultural mosaic.
– the possible future trajectories of American multiculturalism.
In writing, contributors should consider their entries’ contribution to
these three goals. Where appropriate, entries should include data from and
references to the 2010 United States census.
This comprehensive project will be published by SAGE Reference in 2013 and
will be marketed to academic and public libraries as a print and digital
product available to students via the library’s electronic services. The
General Editor, who will be reviewing each submission to the project, is
Dr. Carlos E. Cortés, Professor Emeritus of History, University of
If you are interested in contributing to this cutting-edge reference, it is
a unique opportunity to contribute to the contemporary literature,
redefining sociological issues in today’s terms. Moreover, it can be a
notable publication addition to your CV/resume and broaden your publishing
credits. SAGE Publications offers an honorarium ranging from SAGE book
credits for smaller articles up to a free set of the printed product for
contributions totaling 10,000 words or more.
The list of available articles is already prepared, and as a next step we
will e-mail you the Article List (Excel file) from which you can select
topics that best fit your expertise and interests. Additionally, Style and
Submission Guidelines will be provided that detail article specifications.
We are currently making assignments with a deadline for submissions of
September 1, 2012.
If you would like to contribute to building a truly outstanding reference
with *Multicultural America: A Multimedia Encyclopedia*, please contact me
by the e-mail information below. Please provide a brief summary of your
academic/publishing credentials in related disciplines.
Thanks very much.