Call for Chapters: Political and Social Elements of Human Migration & Current Refugee Crisis

Deadline: 30 April 2016/Chapter proposals
Open to: researchers and practitioners interested in immigration issues
Benefits: publication in a respected book targeted to worldwide audience


IGI Global offers premier and peer-reviewed content in both print and electronic formats to international researchers, librarians, and universities, and actively publishes under five imprints —Information Science Reference, Business Science Reference, Medical Information Science Reference, Engineering Science Reference, and IGI Publishing. 

This Handbook “Political and Social Elements of Human Migration and the Current Refugee Crisis” will synthesize relevant research on the impact of political and social elements as contributory factor to human migration and the current refugee crisis globally. It will also provide a place for researchers, university students, practitioners, policymakers, the media, and the general public to find relevant information about the resultant effect of political and social elements of Human Migration and the Current Refugee Crisis.

Recommended Topics:

  • Concept of Refugee;
  • Immigration Policies and Laws;
  • The frantic journey back home;
  • Assylum seekers in Europe and Africa;
  • Women and Children refugee;
  • Immigration Policies and Laws;
  • Women and International Migration;
  • Disaster and internally displaced persons;
  • Natural disaster and migration;
  • Racism, Xenophobia and migration;
  • Political instability and Migration;
  • Children in migration dilemma;
  • Arab crises and effect on migration.


Researchers and practitioners interested in immigration issues are welcome to apply.


There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication, Trust in Knowledge Management and Systems in Organizations.

How to apply?

  • Interested candidates are invited to submit on or before 30 April 2016, a chapter proposal of 1,000 to 2,000 words clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his/her proposed chapter online HERE;
  • Authors will be notified by 15 May 2016 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines;
  • Full chapters are expected to be submitted by 30 June 2016, and all interested authors must consult the guidelines for manuscript submissions;
  • All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis;
  • Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.

If you have any inquires, please contact: or

For more information please visit the official webpage.

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