Call for Manuscripts: Cooperatives and Alternative Food Systems Initiatives
Manuscript Deadline: August 1, 2013, for consideration for peer review. See pdf attachment below
Papers will be published in the winter 2014 issue (Jan.–Mar. 2014)
Guest editors: Colin Anderson (Canada), Henk Renting (Europe), Jim Barham (USA), Lynda Brushett (USA) and Tom Gray (USA)
The Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, (JAFSCD) welcomes submissions on a wide range of topics (and geographic areas) that explore the intersection of cooperatives with alternative food systems initiatives. We promote research and accessible scholarship that inform thinking and practice and that draw on diverse interdisciplinary and community-practitioner perspectives. We seek reports of qualitative and quantitative studies, case studies, review articles, reflective essays, and commentaries. We also encourage explorations of collaborative initiatives that may not be formally incorporated using a cooperative structure, but that embody the cooperative values and principles.
Papers could include topics related to:
Authors interested in responding to this call will need to send a query form and draft manuscript to editor in chief Duncan Hilchey (firstname.lastname@example.org) prior to submission for peer review. Submission guidelines and the query form may be found at http://www.AgDevJournal.com/submissions.html.