Call for Chapters: Androids, Cyborgs, and Robots in Contemporary Culture and Society

Handbook of Research on Androids, Cyborgs, and Robots in Contemporary Culture and Society will publish high-quality, anonymously peer-reviewed essays that explore universal concerns, ethics, objectives, and principles in aspects of emergent technologies related to human-machines, machine-humans, their cyber-relatives, and the proliferation of cyborg activity, culture, engineering, society, and technology. Contributors are welcome to submit chapters on the following topics:
* Body and Machine
* Creation and Machination
* Enhancement and Modification
* Technical Engineering Issues
* Applications and Uses in Science, Technology, Medicine, and Society
Creation and Psychosocial Assimilation
* Culture
* Current Artificial Intelligence Initiatives
* Mental Health and Psychology
* Society
* Androids, Cyborgs, and Robots in the Media
* Technological Advances and Concerns
Ethics and Philosophy
* Attributes and Consequences of Bionic Implants and Related Interfaces
* Core Human Enhancement Technology Concerns
* Human Rights and Requisite Modifications for Societal Controls
* Android, Cyborg, and Robot Values and Freedoms of Expression
* Metaphysical Moments
* Ethics in Health and Safety Concerns
Policy and Regulation
* Species Control and Potential Societal Threat
* Intimacies with Corporations, Governments, and Military Axes
* Issues in Development
* Trends in Human-Machine Control, Governance, and Policy Issues
Cyborgology, Cyborgenics, Robotics, and Neuronics
* Access, Availability, and Privilege Afforded Human to Machine Alteration
* Corporate Technological Production and Purposed Results
* Pervasive Human-Machine Ubiquity
* Current Trends in Androidology, Cyborgenics, and Robotics
* Participation in The Collective Hive of Perpetually Networked Humans
and Machines
Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before August 1, 2015, a chapter proposal of 1,000 to 2,000 words clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Inquiries: Steven John Thompson (UMUC) | sjt@jhu.edu | thompson@dartmouth.edu

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