Tuesday, June 26, 2012

CFP: Communication and Sport (Inaugural)

Communication and Sport
Call for Papers

Communication and Sport, a new international research quarterly to be published starting in 2013 by SAGE Publications in alliance with the International Association for Communication and Sport would like to announce its inaugural Call for Papers.  Information about the title, including its aims and scope, manuscript submission guidelines, and Editorial Board may be found at: http://www.sagepub.com/journals/Journal202136 . Please submit manuscripts via SAGE Track, powered by ScholarOne, at the Communication and Sport Manuscript Central website at: http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/commsport . 

Communication and Sport is edited by Lawrence Wenner of Loyola Marymount University. Associate Editors are Andrew Billings of the University of Alabama, Marie Hardin of Pennsylvania State University, and David Rowe of the University of Western Sydney. The new journal features a distinguished international Editorial Board and will publish 400 pages annually in hard copy and via SAGE OnlineFirst.  Questions concerning submissions may be directed to commsporteditor@gmail.com .

Communication and Sport engages a broad intellectual community through its Aims and Scope statement: Communication and Sport is a peer-reviewed quarterly that publishes research to foster international scholarly understanding of the nexus of communication and sport.  C&S publishes research and critical analysis from diverse disciplinary and theoretical perspectives to advance understanding of communication phenomena in the varied contexts through which sport touches individuals, society, and culture.  C&Sexamines both communication in sport and the communication of sport by considering sport in light of communication processes, strategies, industries, texts, and reception.  C&S welcomes studies of sport and media in mass and new media settings, research on sport in interpersonal, group, organizational, and other communication contexts, and analyses of sport rhetoric, discourse, and narratives. C&S encourages studies of sport communication and media from broad disciplinary vistas including sport studies/sociology, management, marketing, politics, economics, philosophy, history, education, kinesiology, health, as well as cultural, policy, urban, gender, sexuality, race, and ability studies.  C&Sis theoretically diverse, and articles featuring qualitative, quantitative, critical, historical, and other methods are equally welcome.

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