Call for Chapters: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Ethics in the Digital Era


Meliha Nurdan Taskiran, Istanbul Medipol University
Fatih Pinarbasi, Istanbul Medipol University

Call for Chapters

Proposals Submission Deadline: October 18, 2019
Full Chapters Due: January 16, 2020
Submission Date: May 10, 2020


Within the frame of digital era, ethics has become a phenomena of many disciplines. Numereous internet users have to encounter many problems each day. These problems unfortunately have not been regularized by authorities yet. First, these illegal actions, attitudes, disseminations or broadcasting online should be defined academically. This study aims to define and evaluate various aspects of ethics in digitalised but abused world.


Evaluation of the concept of ethics in the digital environment is one of the main objectives of the study. During this evaluation, digitalization, which is one of the important factors affecting the digital environment in recent years, has been determined as the general framework. From this point of view, it is aimed to evaluate the concept of ethics in the digital environment with the effect of digitalization. In this respect, the study aims to examine the concept of ethics, which is a quite consumed concept now, in today's conditions.

Target Audience

Since the study covers the concept of ethics in the digital world in general, it aims at the undergraduate / graduate and doctorate level students, academicians and private sector managers from various disciplines.

Recommended Topics

Please find the suggested topics (but not limited to) below.

Section 1 - Ethics - Past and Today
Conceptual Foundation of Ethics
Ethics and Other Concepts
Ethics in Micro Scale
Ethics in Global Scale
Philoshophy of Ethics

Section 2 - Ethics in Several Disciplines
Business Ethics
Human Resource and Organizational Behavior
Marketing Ethics
Consumer Ethics
Ethics in Political Life
Protocol Ethics
Media Ethics / Online and New Media Ethics
Humour Ethics
Finance Ethics
Insurance, Banking and Institutional Ethics
Sport Ethics
Ethics in Art
Tourism and Hospitality Ethics
Higher Education Ethics
Patient / Counselor Ethics
Ethics in Data Science
Film Ethics
Ethics in Humor
Ethics in Architecture
Environmental Ethics
Visual Ethics (Journalist Ethics)
Advertising Ethics
Civil Engineering Ethics
Bio-genetic Ethics

Section 3 - Future of Ethics
Ethics and Future Business
Ethics for Second Quarter of 21th Century
Ethics in "Technology" World

Submission Procedure

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before October 18, 2019, a chapter proposal of 1,000 to 2,000 words clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors will be notified by October 30, 2019 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by January 16, 2020, and all interested authors must consult the guidelines for manuscript submissions at prior to submission.
All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.

Note: There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process.

All proposals should be submitted through the eEditorial Discovery®TM online submission manager.


This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), publisher of the "Information Science Reference" (formerly Idea Group Reference), "Medical Information Science Reference," "Business Science Reference," and "Engineering Science Reference" imprints. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit This publication is anticipated to be released in 2020.

Important Dates

Proposal Deadline: October 18, 2019
Notification of Proposal Acceptance/Rejection: October 30, 2019
Full Chapter Deadline: January 16, 2020
Review Results due to Editor: March 1, 2020
Review Results due to Authors: March 15, 2020
Revisions due from Authors: April 12, 2020
Final Acceptance/Rejection Notification due to Authors: April 26, 2020
Final Accepted Materials due from Authors: May 10, 2020

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