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From   Bill Magee <magee@chass.utoronto.ca>
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Subject   st: [CITASA] CALL FOR PAPERS: COMPUTING AND SOCIOLOGY SPECIAL ISSUE OF SSCORE (fwd)
Subject   [CITASA] CALL FOR PAPERS: COMPUTING AND SOCIOLOGY SPECIAL ISSUE OF SSCORE
Date   Sun, 31 Aug 2003 16:16:50 -0400

Call for Papers
Social Science Computer Review

Special Issue on Sociology and Computing


Submission Deadline:  EXTENDED TO SEP 30, 2003


Papers are sought for a special issue of Social Science Computer Review focusing on computing in sociology.  The full range of work in this area is welcome, including, qualitative and quantitative approaches, applications of computers in research and teaching, and studies of the use and impact of computers.  Any of several computing technologies may be examined, including but not limited to personal computers, the Internet, supercomputers, hand-held devices, wireless devices, or tablet computers.  Example paper topics include but are not limited to

  a.. Innovative applications of new or existing computing technologies to sociological work
  b.. Insightful accounts of efforts to employ computing technologies in research, teaching, or practice
  c.. Applications of computers to specific stages of research, such as data collection, design, analysis, reporting, or dissemination
  d.. Computer assisted qualitative data analysis programs, their use, or innovative approaches
  e.. Uses of computers in teaching sociology
  f.. Critical assessments or critiques of uses of computers
  g.. The prospective role of computers in the future of sociology
  h.. Innovative uses of computers in assessment, such as automated essay grading programs
  i.. Studies of the impact of computers on the discipline or the practice of sociology
  j.. New uses of computers in teaching such as digital learning environments
  k.. Computational models of networks
  l.. Agent-based simulations
  m.. Exemplary studies that use computers in sociology in new and creative ways
  n.. Issues in web surveys
  o.. Studies of the digital divide, inequality, and access to computers and the world wide web
  p.. Making large data sets more accessible over the Internet
  q.. An illustration of how research, teaching, or practice with computers differs from the same basic activity before computers (e.g., an insightful discussion of how web surveys differ from phone interviews)


All papers will be refereed.  Manuscripts should not exceed 35 double-spaced pages (in 12 pt type) including all tables, figures and appendixes. Contributors should prepare manuscripts for submission following the journal style guide at  http://hcl.chass.ncsu.edu/sscore/sage_guide_2003.pdf.  Prospective authors interested in discussing possible submissions can contact the special issue editor at the address below.  To submit a paper either send the manuscript file in rich-text format (rtf) to brente@missouri.edu.



Special Issue Editor, Edward Brent

Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Sociology, University of Missouri

303 Middlebush, Columbia, Missouri   65211   brente@missouri.edu

President, Idea Works, Inc.

100 West Briarwood, Columbia, Missouri   65203    www.ideaworks.com

ebrent@ideaworks.com, VOICE: (573) 445-4554, FAX:  (573) 446-2199


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