Call for Book Chapters:
Climate Adaption in Coastal Ecosystems: Interdisciplinary conceptualizations and Approaches from the Global South
The proposed book will be placed with the Regional Studies Association ‘Regions and Cities’ Book Series, bringing together interdisciplinary and innovative conceptualisations to climate change adaptation of coastal communities. The book is intended to address the issues especially in the Global South, where vulnerable communities depend on these coastal ecosystems for their livelihoods and general well-being. The book also aims to bring to the forefront the importance of maintaining and improving people’s livelihoods, adopting adaptation strategies to preserve the rich cultural and social elements of coastal ecosystems, and involving local communities in the adaptation process through participatory methods.
The Editors include Mohammed Firoz (NIT Calicut, India); Sruthi Krishnan (University College Dublin, Ireland); Lakshmi Rajendran (University College London, UK) and Lalit Dashora, (Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre, Thailand)
Part 1: Inclusive Climate adaptation
1.1. Gender-responsive adaptation
l .2. Community resilience and practices
l .3. Climate action for equity and social justice
l .4.Climate change adaptation strategies for vulnerable groups
1.5. Community resilience to disasters
Part 2: Economy and Sustainable livelihoods
2.1.Climate change adaptation in fisheries livelihood 2.2.Changes in coastal livelihood practices due to climate
2.3.Participatory action research (PAR) to develop fishermen’s adaptive capacity
2.4.Natural Resource Management for Sustainable Livelihoods opportunities
Part 3: Climate-resilient infrastructure, IT in coastal areas
3.1. Coastal Communication Technology and Climate Change
3.2. Sea Level Rise and Coastal Infrastructure
3.3. Livelihood adaptation and potential using communication technologies
Part 4: Climate-friendly tourism and heritage
4.1. Climate adaptation planning for coastal cultural tourism 4.2.Preservation of the cultural heritage sites
4.3.Coastal cultural practices and planning implications 4.4.Sustainable Coastal Tourism Development
Part 5: Governance and policies for changing climate
5.1.Coastal Cultural Adaptation Policies 5.2.Climate change adaptation plans and policies
5.3. Climate-smart agricultural policy for coastal communities vulnerable to climate change
5.4. lntegrating climate change action plans into conventional national plans
5.5. Social policies for climate change adaptation in coastal communities
- Mohammed Firoz C, Associate Professor; Department of Architecture and Planning; National Institute of Technology Calicut, India
- Sruthi Krishnan V, Postdoctoral Researcher; School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy; University College Dublin, Ireland
- Lakshmi Priya Rajendran, Lecturer in Environmental and Spatial Equity and Co-Director, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion; The Bartlett, University College London , UK
- Lalit Kumar Dashora, Urban Risk and Resilience Specialist (Former Senior Multi-Hazard Early Warning Specialist; ADPC, Bangkok & Disaster Risk Management Specialist at ADB, Tajikistan
- Submission of Abstract 06th March 2024
- Acceptance of Abstract 20th March 2024
- Submission of Full Chapters 31st May 2024
- Final Acceptance of the chapters 31st July 2024
- Publication of the book (Tentative) 10th Dec 2024
The abstract should be within 500 words specifying the title and contents of the proposed chapter with a list of authors with affiliations & email ID & contact number. The best-suited topic should also be mentioned in the abstract. If the chapter is likely to fit into multiple topics, it should be indicated. Preference will be given for those topics which are novel and contributing to the body of knowledge. Both theoretical and empirical studies are welcome. Selected Abstracts will be intimated for the submission of full chapters which will be double blind reviewed
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Draft chapter manuscripts will undergo a double-blind peer-review process.
There is no publication charge for the chapters.
The contributors will each get an E-copy of the Book.
The book will be published in the RSA Regions and Cities Book Series with Prof. Jo Fitzgerald as one of the Series Editors.