Call for papers in an edited book
Tentative Title: Corporate Social Responsibility: A Social Agenda for India
Theme of the book
The rapid expansion of the corporate in the world due to the new economic policies of the world is bound have profound impact on the various social and cultural institutions of the world. Some of the corporate in the world have been responsive to their responsibilities towards the society.
The author however, feels that the piece-meal approach in the form of corporate philanthropy can not solve the problems of the world. Neither can the forced taxation compel the companies to perform their social responsibilities.
There needs to be an agenda for the future. The companies need to understand the social structure and value system of the countries where they operate. This will help them be involved with the government and the civil society in uprooting the social evils and transcending the redundant cultural practices of the host countries.
The book will focus on the
a) Philosophical roots and theoretical perspectives on corporate social responsibility in India,
b) CSR and rural development in India
c) The CSR towards the marginalized sections of the society
d) The CSR towards the gender equality in india
e) The CSR and children
f) The CSR and tribal development in India
g) The CSR towards environmental issues
h) The CSR and human rights of the displaced persons
i) The corporate social responsibility in the education sector : assessment and challenges
j) The Corporate Social Responsibility and the health sector :Assessment and Challenges
k) Social auditing : its performance in case of India
l) Any social issues where the corporate are expected to participate or are performing significantly well
The manuscripts in the form of articles/papers of 3000- 5000 words are required to be submitted in soft copy in Times New Roman 12 font in 1.5 space preferably before 30th May, 2011. Each paper should carry with it an abstract in about 200-300 words alongwith some keywords
Each contributor should certify that the paper is not published earlier anywhere and is original writing.
References, at the end of the paper must provide complete information of each source. Arrange references in alphabetical order by the last name of the first author and then by his initials. The following style of reference may be strictly followed:
- In case of journal: Authors last name, initials, year of publication, name of the paper, name of the journal (italic), volume number, issue number and page number.
- In case of a Book: Authors last name, initials, year of publication, title of the book(italic), name of publisher, place of publication and page numbers.
- In case of an edited Book: Authors last name, initials, year of publication, name of the editor, title of the book (italic), name of publisher, place of publication and page numbers.
- In case of institution/Govt. report: full name of the institution/ministry, year of publication, place of publication.
The book will be published from a reputed national publisher and will carry ISBN number.
You are requested to forward your article at email address
Mr Manoj Kumar,
Assistant Professor, PG Department of Sociology, Govt College for Girls, Sector 11, Chandigarh
Phone Number : 9814704490