Call for Chapters: Handbook of Research on Current Advances and Challenges of Borderlands, Migration, and Geopolitics


Rui Alexandre Castanho, WSB University, Portugal

Call for Chapters

Proposals Submission Deadline: September 29, 2022
Full Chapters Due: November 24, 2022


The world is changing rapidly in several critical areas that could reshape our lifestyles, development, the environment, and also democracy and geopolitics as well. Among the numerous obstacles, barriers, and opportunities, some significant challenges should be considered for the future planning of our territories and regions all over the globe. This book is ideal for academicians, researchers, technicians, and decision-makers.


Throughout this book, it is expected to collect a robust set of contributions from renowned academicians and technicians working on the issue of Border Territories dynamics and Geopolitics in the actual and future context. Therefore, bearing in mind the enormous scope of the book's subjects, the final result will give the reader a deep understanding, from several perspectives, of the dynamics, challenges, and opportunities ongoing on the above-mentioned topics.

Target Audience

This book is essential for academicians, researchers, policymakers, environmentalists, scientists, technicians, decision makers, practitioners, students, and public in general.

Recommended Topics

- Biodiversity Policies and Strategies - Circular and Green Economy - Common Planning and Territorial Management - Geopolitics - Environmental Impact Assessment - Environmental Planning - Environmental Rights and Legislation - Migratory Fluxes - Demographic Dynamics - Spatial Planning - Territorial Management and Governance - International Relationships - Cross-Border Cooperation - Pandemics and horizontal impacts

Submission Procedure

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before September 29, 2022, 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 1, 2022 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines.Full chapters are expected to be submitted by November 24, 2022, 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, Handbook of Research on Current Advances and Challenges of Borderlands, Migration, and Geopolitics. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process.

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


This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), an international academic publisher of the "Information Science Reference" (formerly Idea Group Reference), "Medical Information Science Reference," "Business Science Reference," and "Engineering Science Reference" imprints. IGI Global specializes in publishing reference books, scholarly journals, and electronic databases featuring academic research on a variety of innovative topic areas including, but not limited to, education, social science, medicine and healthcare, business and management, information science and technology, engineering, public administration, library and information science, media and communication studies, and environmental science. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit This publication is anticipated to be released in 2023.

Important Dates

September 29, 2022: Proposal Submission Deadline
October 1, 2022: Notification of Acceptance
November 24, 2022: Full Chapter Submission
January 22, 2023: Review Results Returned
March 5, 2023: Final Acceptance Notification
March 19, 2023: Final Chapter Submission


Rui Alexandre Castanho WSB University


Business and Management; Computer Science and Information Technology; Education; Environmental, Agricultural, and Physical Sciences; Media and Communications; Security and Forensics; Government and Law; Social Sciences and Humanities; Science and Engineering
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