The Rutgers Series in Childhood Studies is dedicated to increasing our understanding of children and childhoods throughout the world, reflecting a perspective that highlights cultural dimensions of the human experience. The books in this series are intended for students, scholars, practitioners, and those who formulate policies that affect children’s everyday lives and futures.
We are pleased to announce a call for book proposals for The Rutgers Series in Childhood Studies. Having long been under the careful stewardship of Founding Editor Myra Bluebond-Langner, the series will now be edited by Jill E. Korbin and EJ Sobo.
Continue reading CFP-The Rutgers Series in Childhood Studies
Special Issue of Contemporary Social Science
Papers are invited that explore how citizens participate in society. What leads them to participate, and what are the consequences of their participation? These are important policy and practice relevant questions about political activism, defined as responding to matters of common concern. Many social science disciplines have explored these issues including social psychologists, political scientists, sociologists and social anthropologists. Central to these explorations is the question of how contemporary politics mark lives and how lives mark contemporary politics. This covers a range of concerns from health to education, environment to poverty, migration to domestic violence, gender identities to political conflict. In particular, we welcome studies that examine political activism across the life-course. Continue reading CFP – Political Activism Across the Life-Course
High Quality Culturally Responsive and Responsible Early Childhood Programs
Special Issue of Taboo: The Journal of Culture & EducationGuest Editors: Brian L. Wright, Zeynep Isik-Ercan, & Donna Y. Ford
Download the full call here (PDF): Taboo Special Issue Call for Papers
Call for Papers – Edited Volume
Beyond Binaries: Exploring Children’s Lives Across Worlds
Download the call for papers here (PDF): Beyond Binaries
Editors: Dr. Afua Twum-Danso Imoh, Professor Michael Bourdillon,, Sylvia Meischner and Dr. Fernanda Wanderley.
The Wheelock International Journal of Children, Families, and Social Change is now accepting manuscript submissions for its next issue.
The journal is wholly open source. You can read the first issue, and see relevant information, at http://journal.wheelock.edu/
Children’s and teenagers’ food practices in contexts of poverty and inequality
Guest Editors: Wendy Wills (University of Hertfordshire) & Rebecca O’Connell (Thomas Coram Research Unit, UCL)
Contemporary concern with food security and nutritional diets indicates that food and eating are particularly important for children and young people. Children’s and young people’s consumption of food is materialised and made manifest in their physical, emotional and mental health, and intersects with self-esteem and body image, both of which become more salient as they mature. Continue reading CFP: Special issue of Children & Society 2018
We are developing an edited book with McGill-Queen’s University Press with the working title Our rural selves: Memory, place, and the visual in Canadian rural childhoods. This text brings together three areas of inquiry, children’s rural geographies, memory work, and visual studies (through, for example, photographs, picture books, TV programs, film, and digital spaces). Continue reading Seeking manuscripts on the study of rural childhoods, memory work, and visual media