Invitation for Book Reviews – Boyhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal

For Boyhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal (Berghahn Journals), we invite brief reviews (1,000-1,500 words) of the following three titles. Reviews are in principle eligible for publication in the Fall 2015 issue.

Shakespeare’s Boys: A Cultural History
by Katie Knowles (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014)

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CFP – Feminism and the Politics of Childhood: Friends or foes?


First call for papers

Feminism and the Politics of Childhood: Friends or foes?

Workshop at UCL Institute of Education, London, UK, 16-17th November 2015

This workshop will bring together community- and university-based academics and activists to unpack perceived conflicts between children’s interests and women’s interests (which themselves are heterogeneous) and, more broadly, intersections and antagonisms between various forms of feminism and the politics of childhood. Continue reading CFP – Feminism and the Politics of Childhood: Friends or foes?

Disability and the Global South – Special Issue on Children – Open Access!

Disability and the Global South (DGS), 2015, Vol. 2 No. 2

Special issue:  Disabled children and disabling childhoods in the global South 

Edited by: Erica Burman (University of Manchester), Anat Greenstein (University of Manchester) & Manasi Kumar (University of Nairobi)


Frames and debates for disability, childhood and the global South: Introducing the Special Issue

Erica Burman, Anat Greenstein and Manasi Kumar

pp. 563-569
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Using Postcolonial Perspectives to Consider Rehabilitation with Children with Disabilities: The Bamenda-Toronto Dialogue

Stephanie A. Nixon, Lynn Cockburn, Ruth Acheinegeh, Kim Bradley, Debra Cameron , Peter N. Mue , Nyingcho Samuel, Barbara E. Gibson

pp. 570-589
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Vietnam’s children’s experiences of being visually or hearing impaired

Rachel Burr

pp. 590-602
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Disabling streets or disabling education? Challenging a deficit model of street-connectedness

Su Lyn Corcoran

pp. 6013-619
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Revolutionary entanglements: Transversal mappings of disability in the favela

Ashley Do Nascimento, Hans A. Skott-Myhre and Kathleen S. G. Skott-Myhre

pp. 620-631
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For Michael Charlie: Including girls and boys with disabilities in the global South/North

Deborah Stienstra

pp. 632-648
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Childhood Sexual Abuse and Disability: A critical study of an invisibilized constituency in India

Shruti Vaidya

pp. 649-666
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Interrogating the impact of scientific and technological development on disabled children in India and beyond 

Gregor Wolbring and Anita Ghai

pp. 667-685
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Call for Authors – Family & Parent Leadership: A Reference Guide

We are inviting academic editorial contributors to Family & Parent
Leadership: A Reference Guide, a new 1-volume library reference to be published in 2016. This title examines in detail issues about family leadership, including topics such as the culture changing American families, concepts of marital leadership, the influence of economics, family stress, education, and health care among other topics.

Family & Parent Leadership: A Reference Guide includes approximately 125 articles organized A-Z in the following categories:

Sibling Leadership
Leadership in Ethnic Families
Leadership in Extended Families
Families and Social Institutions
Leadership in Childrearing
Leadership in Family Life
Leadership in Marital Relationship
Family Leadership: Family Problems, Stress and Crisis
Family Leadership and Economic Issues
Family Leadership and Religion
Family Leadership, Social Stratification and Social Class

Please also see the small sample of entries with word counts that are
relevant to your discipline:

Birth order 2200
Big brother 1800
Big sister 1800
Twins 1500
Half-siblings 1500
Adult siblings 2200
Sibling organ donation 1500
Stepmothers 200
Stepfathers 1500
Foster families 1200
Adoption 1500

Each 1,000 to 3,000-word article will include the name of the
contributor in the byline of the entry. This comprehensive project
will be published by Mission Bell Media (www.missionbellmedia,com).

The General Editor, who will be reviewing each submission to the
project, is Dr. Jenifer Kunz, West Texas A&M University. We are
currently making assignments with a deadline for submissions of
October 15, 2015.

If you are interested in contributing to this cutting-edge reference,
it is a unique opportunity to contribute to the contemporary
literature, redefining sociological issues in today’s terms. Moreover,
it can be a notable publication addition to your CV/resume and broaden your publishing credits. We offer an honorarium at 3 cents per word.

The list of available articles is already prepared, and as a next step
we will e-mail you the Article List (Excel file) from which you can
select topics that best fit your expertise and interests.
Additionally, Style and Submission Guidelines will be provided that
detail article specifications.

If you would like to contribute to building a truly outstanding
reference with Family & Parent Leadership: A Reference Guide, please contact me by the e-mail information below. Please provide your CV or a brief summary of your academic/publishing credentials in related disciplines.

Open Anthropology – current issue on youth

Open Anthropology, the digital journal of the American Anthropological Association, is offering a theme-issue on “Approaching Youth in Anthropology” for its June 2015 issue. It includes articles previously published in a variety of AAA journals.

“Approaching Youth in Anthropology” is open access for six months (it launches today, June 9). Continue reading Open Anthropology – current issue on youth