Call for Authors: SAGE Encyclopedia of World Poverty, 2nd Edition

SAGE’s Encyclopedia of World Poverty, 2nd Edition is now under development (1st Edition: Library Journal Best Reference, Booklist Editor’s Choice). This completely updated five-volume reference will provide extensive and current information on the changing world of poverty, as well as insight into the contemporary debates. Over 850 signed articles will explore poverty in various regions of the world, and examine the difficulties associated with the definition and measurement of poverty, along with its causes and effects. Pedagogical elements include a new Reader’s Guide, updated Chronology of World Poverty, updated Resource Guide, updated Glossary, and new index. The following topics are currently available for assignment which may be of particular interest to you:

  • American Radical Environmentalism
  • Civic Environmentalism and Environmental NGOs
  • Corporate Environmentalism
  • Environmental economics
  • Environmental Federalism
  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental refugees
  • Environmentalism of the Poor and Economic Justice
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • International Environmentalism
  • Measurement of sustainable development
  • Modern Environmentalism
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Pollution Solar energy

The complete list of available articles is already prepared, and upon request SAGE will e-mail you the Article List (Excel file) from which you can select additional topics that may fit your expertise and interests. Additionally, Submission Guidelines will be provided that detail article specifications. SAGE is currently making assignments with a deadline of January 31, 2014.

SAGE Publications offers an honorarium ranging from SAGE book credits for smaller articles up to a free set of the printed product for contributions totaling 10,000 words or more. Please send your CV or a brief summary of your academic/publishing credentials in related disciplines to