In the last few years, Perceptions has adopted a new strategy of regularly publishing special issues that have certain specific focuses. This move is in line with trends in the wider academic publishing community. Instead of publishing a medley of articles on random themes, editors are trying to cluster relevant articles under a shared umbrella in special issue formats. The purpose is generally twofold: to achieve a more comprehensive coverage and dialogue on a topic from various perspectives, and to provide a convenient source to researchers, who can now find a trove of information in a single special issue.

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