[Sustainability] Special Issue "The Importance of Sociology of Education for a Sustainable Future"

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 1, 2018
Location: 
Switzerland
Subject Fields: 
Social Sciences, Sociology, Teaching and Learning

Dear Colleagues,

Sustainable development is a critical concept in the present, and for the future, of humanity, for which Sociology can provide further, new and valuable contributions.

This Special Issue of Sustainability, “The Importance of Sociology of Education for a Sustainable Future”, aims to focus on the contributions that Sociology of Education, in a broad sense (encompassing the most diverse formal, non-formal and informal processes of education, instruction, schooling and/or socialisation) can provide in the analysis of sustainable development, in different contexts and audiences.

So as to fulfil this ambition, we invite authors to submit contributions in the form of thorough original manuscripts (such as research papers, reviews, theoretical papers, essays, opinions or reasoned comments), within a sociological approach, but respecting its paradigmatic plurality that does not favour any particular theory, foster heuristic ability and the contribution of Sociology to a better understanding of these sustainability future processes.

Feel free to directly contact us for any queries related to this Special Issue.

Dr. Sandro Serpa
Dr. Maria José Sá
Guest Editors

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Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Sustainability is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1400 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.

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