Call for Papers: COMM-ORG papers collection

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Sun Feb 22 14:57:03 CST 2004

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Call for Papers: 

The COMM-ORG Papers Series

    Are you writing a paper on:

        * community organizing?
        * community development?
        * community planning?
        * community-based research?
        * a related area?

COMM-ORG is looking for papers to post on the COMM-ORG Papers 
page.  All papers are posted on the COMM-ORG web site (http://comm- and announced on the COMM-ORG 
listserv, which reaches over 900 people across more than a dozen 
nations. We welcome discussion of all papers on the listserv and 
encourage our members to also send comments directly to authors.

To submit a paper contact the editor, Randy Stoecker, at 
randy at Please send papers as word processing 
or html files (no pdf files please, as they are still not accessible 

Authors retain complete control over their work, and COMM-ORG 
supports authors revising their Papers for submission to journals, trade 
publications, or anywhere.  Because COMM-ORG is an on-line 
"conference," papers presented on COMM-ORG are often published in 
journals and other official publications.

COMM-ORG welcomes papers from scholars, organizers, and scholar-

We are especially interested in papers on the following and other 

* What works and what doesn't in community organizing, planning, and 
* Real-life stories of community organizing and/or development 
* The relationships between theories and practices in community 
* The history of community organizing in a changing structural-historical 
* Linkages between community organizing and community 
* Linkages between community organizing and planning.
* The roles of religious institutions in community organizing.
* Linkages between community organizing and social movements.
* The roles of gender, race, identity, and ideology in community 
* Activist-academic collaborations in community organizing.

Thank you,

Randy Stoecker
moderator/editor, COMM-ORG
randy at

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