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NEW FROM EDWARD ELGAR PUBLISHING
    INTERNATIONAL HANDBOOKS ON GENDER SERIES

    Publisher: Edward Elgar

    Series editor:
    Professor Sylvia Chant FRSA,
    Professor of Development Geography,
    London School of Economics and
    Political Science, UK

 
 
    Objectives

    The objective of this series is to publish Handbooks that offer comprehensive overviews of the very latest research within the key areas in and surrounding the field of gender. The aim is to produce prestigious high quality works of lasting significance. Each Handbook will consist of original contributions by leading authorities, selected by an editor (or editors) who is/are recognised leader(s) in the field. The emphasis is on the most important concepts and research as well as expanding debate and indicating the likely research agenda for the future. The Handbooks provide an international and comprehensive overview of the debates and research positions in each key area of interest, while also offering space to those who believe that their work fits neither designation easily.
 
    Selection of Topics

  • The general principle governing the selection of subject areas is to focus on:

    • Key research areas

    • Key theoretical standpoints

    • New and emerging areas of research

    • Fields that attract large number of researchers and doctoral students.


 
  • Overview of the series

    The publisher and the series editor have together identified a number of topics on which they are keen to establish the series, which are listed below. They also welcome suggestions from academics and policy-makers for other areas that could be included in the series.

    • Gender and Development

    • Gender and Environment

    • Gender and Health

    • Gender and Employment

    • Gender, Cities and Urbanisation

    • Gender, Violence and Conflict

 
    Recently published in this series:

    The International Handbook on Gender, Migration and Transnationalism

    Edited by Laura Oso and Natalia Ribas Mateos, Universidade da Coruña, Spain

 
    Aug 2013 512 pp Hardback 978 1 78195 146 0 £150.00 • eBook 978 1 78195 147 7
 
    For more information on this series, contact:

    Alexandra O'Connell
    The Lypiatts
    15 Lansdown Road
    Cheltenham
    Glos GL50 2JA UK

    Tel: +44 1242 226934
    Fax: +44 1242 262111
    email: alex@e-elgar.co.uk
 
 

 

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