Publication Opportunities

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We offer two publication options linked to our Conference that we hope will be of your interest:

  1. We have signed a publishing agreement with Dykinson, a prestigious Spanish Publishing House. Dykinson is positioned within the first quartile of the SPI (Scholarly Publishers Indicators in Humanities and Social Sciences) general ranking. The purpose of this agreement is publication of an open access book with the title Brands, creativity, and consumption by kids and teens -Marcas, creatividad y consumo en el público infantil y joven, aimed at gathering the most interesting contributions of our past CTC 2022 conference.
  2. A Special Issue “Digital Media and Younger Audiences: Communication Targeted at Children and Adolescents” of an open access Media and Communication Journal (indexed in Scopus and Web of Science).

Brands, creativity, and consumption by kids and teens – Marcas, creatividad y consumo en el público infantil y joven by Dykinson publishing house.

Submission of an open access book chapters proposals.

We are seeking contributions for a forthcoming open access book Marcas, creatividad y consumo en el público infantil y joven – Brands, creativity, and consumption by kids and teens to be published by Dykinson, with ISBN, and in downloadable pdf version. The Dykinson Publishing House is positioned within the first quartile of the SPI (Scholarly Publishers Indicators in Humanities and Social Sciences) general ranking.

Editors

Mónica Viñarás Abad (Complutense University of Madrid), Carmen Llorente Barroso (Complutense University of Madrid), and Gema Bonales Daimiel (Complutense University of Madrid).

Key Dates

Submission of abstracts: 15 September 2022

Communication of acceptance to authors: 15 October 2022

Submission of full papers: 31 January 2023

Review by the Scientific Committee: 15 March 2023

Final Acceptance: 31 March 2023

Instructions for the abstract’s submission:

  • Please submit a Word document outlining your proposal, between 300 and 350 words.
  • The abstract should include: the title; authors names, e-mails and affiliations.
  • The abstract should follow the structure of Introduction, Objectives, Methodology and Expected Results.
  • For the submission of the full chapter, the publisher template should be used. You can download the template here.
  • Each author can submit up to two chapter proposals, either solo or co-authored.
  • All the submitted abstracts will undergo a review process by the Scientific Committee of the 10th Child and Teen Consumption Conference 2022.

The book will be published in English and Spanish.

The abstract proposals should be sent to the editors of the book:

“Digital Media and Younger Audiences: Communication Targeted at Children and Adolescents” Special Issue of Media and Communication Journal

We are seeking contributions for a forthcoming Special Issue of Media and Communication open access journal, indexed in Scopus and Web of Science.

Editors

Olga Kolotouchkina (Complutense University of Madrid), Celia Rangel (Complutense University of Madrid), and Patricia Núñez Gómez (Complutense University of Madrid)

Key Dates

Submission of Abstracts: 1-15 December 2022
Submission of Full Papers: 15-30 April 2023
Publication of the Issue: October/December 2023

Information:

The purpose of this thematic issue is an in-depth analysis of the complexities, challenges, and best practices of the current media and communication ecosystem whose main protagonists are children and adolescents. The thematic issue invites scholars and practitioners to examine the role of brands, media, regulators, communication agencies, and other players in developing a collaborative, responsible, and committed attitude towards issues of diversity, equality, privacy protection, and sustainability in commercial and social communication targeted at children and adolescents.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

      • Inclusive branding: branding strategies fostering universal accessibility, inclusive narratives, and a sustainable and responsible approach to the engagement of younger audiences in brand experience.
      • Digital literacy and digital divide: key principles and best practices of corporate strategies addressing issues of digital barriers and inequalities in access to knowledge, information, and education of the younger generation.
      • Ethics and responsible narratives in communication and advertising targeted at children and adolescents.
      • Heroes and idols of kids and teens in the digital world: new references and influencers of consumption, behaviour, and communication for children and adolescents.
      • Digital media consumption by children and adolescents: multi-tasking, immediacy, visibility, and interactions in the digital world.
      • Content creation of children and adolescents in the digital world: typology of content (personal vs commercial), dynamics of interaction with brands, online communities.
      • Regulation and legal challenges for the protection of children and adolescents in digital media: normative framework for regulating content production and consumption.

Please check the journal website for all the specific instructions for authors and the open access policyNext Issues | Peer-Reviewed Open Access Journal | Cogitatio Press

For any questions regarding this Special Issue, please contact the editors: