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Registered as an NGO under the

Societies Registration Act 21 of 1860 (Govt. of NCT of Delhi)

Regd. No S/401/Distt. South/2011

We are pleased to inform you that our organization “Voices of Marginalized”  is going to publish an edited Book with International Standard Book Number (ISBN), on the topic of Practices and strategies to eliminate Manual Scavenging: Social, Political & Constitutional Measures.”

Articles must be no more than 10,000-11,000 words, including endnotes and references. Longer articles will not be processed.  Contributions should be sent preferably by email. Articles should be accompanied by an abstract of a maximum of 150-200 words.  Papers should not have been simultaneously submitted for publication to another journal or Book. If the paper has appeared earlier in a different version, we would appreciate a copy of this along with the submitted paper. Graphs and charts need to be prepared in MS Office (Word/Excel) and are preferable to material prepared in jpeg formats.  Receipt of articles will be acknowledged by email within 3-4 weeks.

Papers are invited from Academicians, Practitioners, and Research Scholars to submit their original research paper on the particular sub-theme or any topic related to the theme of Book. The last date of submission is 30th January 2016. The soft copy of the article may be mailed to: voicesofmarginalised@gmail.com . We also look forward for contributions from the social sector.  Kindly circulate the information among your colleagues and friends for wide and good quality Papers.

For Query, Contact on: +91-8962231719, +91-8817028036

  1. Tentative Sub-Topics:

 Dynamics of power paradox in society among Scavengers.

  1. Changing caste-based relations of Manual Scavengers.
  2. Manual scavenging and gender discrimination in Society.
  3. Solidarity and Community participation against Manual Scavenging.
  4. Contemporary Dalit movement in addressing the plights of Scavengers.
  5. Civil society action in promoting parallel action strategies in outlaws practice of manual scavenging.
  6.  Dalit activism and their impact on the Manual Scavenging.
  7. Relevance and effectiveness of national/International women organizations in protecting the rights of women belong to scavenger community.
  8. Reduction of Manual Scavenging through the Civil Society Organization’s Campaigns.
  9. Government strategies against Manual Scavenging.
  10.  Liberating manual Scavengers in Context of Civil Society led development model.
  11. Constitutional and legislative prohibitions on manual scavenging in India.
  12. Policy framework for Development of Scavenger community.
  13. Assumptions, perspectives, and programmes, including various provisions of criminal and civil Acts against eradication of Manual Scavenging.
  14. Legislating for Manual Scavenging: Justices, Law & Social Development.
  15.  Countering State Policy: The emergence of Self-respect movements against eradication of Manual Scavenging.
  16. Manual Scavenging in India: contemporary status and apprehensions of state Intervention.
  17.  Obstructions in Parliamentary action: Critical Assessments of background debates of bills against manual scavenging (1993 & 2013).
  18. Political parties and issues of Manual Scavengers:  community based mobilization and their impact on welfare/interests of Manual Scavengers. Or any other sub-topic related to the main topic.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Styles and Formats
  1. Page setup:
    • 1 inch (equal to 2.54 cms) margin on all sides
    • Gutter: .5 inch (equal to 1.27 cm) on left for documents that are to be bound on the left
    • Page size A4 (please be careful in this as default for most installations of Word is Letter size, which is not used in India)
  2. Font:
    • Any non-ornamental font such as Times New Roman or Arial.
    • Size: 12 Points

 

  1. Paragraphs formatting:

 

    • Alignment: Justified
    • Left and Right Indent: 0
    • Special: None
    • Spacing Before and After Paragraph: 6 points
    • Line Spacing: 1.5 lines

 

Footnotes, References, Bibliography and Citations

 

  • Irrespective of Chicago 15th Edition /MLA 7th Edition style you have to adopt, please maintain complete uniformity throughout the paper.
  • The foot-noting/end-noting and referencing styles are summarised below as examples. In case of doubt, contact us. Whatever is not your own writing MUST be properly cited and referenced.

 

Official Publications

A Report on the Situation in the Tribal Areas of Bihar, Patna: Government of Bihar, 1968.

 

Footnote

A Report on the Situation in the Tribal Areas of Bihar, Patna, 1968, p. 7. / pp. 217-19.

 

Other Documents

Education for All: A Graphic Representation, New Delhi: National Institute of Education Planning and Administration, 1991.

Footnote

Education for All: A Graphic Representation, New Delhi, 1991, p. 99.

 

Political Parties’ Publications

 

Election Manifesto of the Bharatiya Janata Party for the Lok Sabha Elections 1996, New Delhi: BJP Central Office, 1996.

 

Footnote

Election Manifesto of the Bharatiya Janata Party for the Lok Sabha Elections 1996, New Delhi, 1996, p. 1/ pp.11.

 

Books:

 

Ahmed, Ishtaq, State, Nation and Ethnicity in Contemporary South Asia, London: Pinter, 1996.

 

Footnote

Ishtaq Ahmed, State, Nation and Ethnicity in Contemporary South Asia, London, 1996, pp. 7-19.

 

Articles

 

Aguirre, B. E., Saenz, Rogelio and Hwang, Sean-Shong, ‘Discrimination and Assimilation and Ethnic Competition Perspectives’ in Social Science Quarterly, vol. 70 no. 3, September 1989, pp. 592-606.

Footnote

  1. E. Aguirre, Rogelio Saenz and Sean-Shong Hwang, ‘Discrimination and Assimilation and Ethnic Competition Perspectives’ in Social Science Quarterly, vol. 70 no. 3, September 1989, pp. 605-606.

 

Unpublished Theses

 

Corbridge, Stuart E., State, Tribe and Region: Politics and Policy in Jharkhand 1900-1980, University of Cambridge Ph.D. Thesis, 1986.

Footnote

Stuart E. Corbridge, State, Tribe and Region: Politics and Policy in Jharkhand 1900-1980, University of Cambridge Ph.D. Thesis, 1986, p. 78.

 

Footnoting Terms

 

  1. Ibid. (Latin, short for ibidem, meaning the same place): used in endnote or footnote citation or reference for a source that was cited in immediately preceding endnote or footnote

Usage:

Ibid. or Ibid., p. 89-90.

  1. Op. Cit. (Latin, short for opus citatum/opere citato, meaning “the work cited earlier) used in endnote or footnote citation to refer an earlier citation by the same author.

Usage:

Corbridge, Op. Cit., p. 88-89. or Corbridge, State, Tribe …, Op. Cit., p. 88-89.

 

 

  1. q.v.: (Latin, short for quod vide meaning which see) is used to refer to the same entry elsewhere in the same document or book. Plural is quae vide and is denoted as qq.v.

Usage:

Surinder S. Jodhka. 2008. “Changing Caste and Local Democracy: Assertion and Identity among the Dalits of Rural Punjab” in Gellner and Hachhethu, q.v.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Citation Styles

 

  1. Footnotes:

The discourse of social justice, once centered on distribution, is now increasingly divided between claims for redistribution, on the one hand, and claims for recognition, on the other. Increasingly, too, recognition claims tend to predominate. “The demise of communism, the surge of free-market ideology, the rise of ‘identity politics’ in both its fundamentalist and progressive forms – all these developments have conspired to decenter, if not to extinguish, claims for egalitarian redistribution. In this new constellation, the two kinds of justice claims are often dissociated from one another – both practically and intellectually. Within social movements …, activist tendencies that look to redistribution as the remedy…”.1

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1 Nancy Fraser, ‘Social Justice in the Age of Identity Politics: Redistribution, Recognition, and Participation’ in Nancy Fraser and Axel Honneth, Redistribution or Recognition? A Political-Philosophical Exchange, (Tr Joel Galb, James Ingram, and Christiane Wilke) London, 2003, pp.7-8.

 

 

  1. Inset Extract Quotation

 

The discourse of social justice, once centered on distribution, is now increasingly divided between claims for redistribution, on the one hand, and claims for recognition, on the other. Increasingly, too, recognition claims tend to predominate. The demise of communism, the surge of free-market ideology, the rise of “identity politics” in both its fundamentalist and progressive forms – all these developments have conspired to decenter, if not to extinguish, claims for egalitarian redistribution. In this new constellation, the two kinds of justice claims are often dissociated from one another – both practically and intellectually. Within social movements …, activist tendencies that look to redistribution as the remedy…1

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1 Nancy Fraser, ‘Social Justice in the Age of Identity Politics: Redistribution, Recognition, and Participation’ in Nancy Fraser and Axel Honneth, Redistribution or Recognition?: A Political-Philosophical Exchange, (Tr Joel Galb, James Ingram, and Christiane Wilke) London, 2003, pp.7-8.

 

 

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