Saturday, August 18, 2012

Call for Book Proposals: Teaching Gender Series (Sense Publishers)

Post date: Saturday, August 18, 2012
The Teaching Gender series, will publish approximately three books annually. We are looking for books that deal with centrally gender and are intended to be used in college classes. Books should be of significant value to the teaching of gender. The series aims to promote social justice perspectives and will be published by Sense Publishers, leaders in educational research.

The International Editorial Advisory Board for the Series includes:
  • Tony E. Adams, Northeastern Illinois University, USA
  • Paula Banerjee, University of Calcutta, India
  • Nitza Berkovitch, Ben Gurion University, Israel
  • Cheryl Dellasega, Penn State University, USA
  • Máiréad Dunne, University of Sussex, UK
  • Mary Holmes, Flinders University, Australia
  • Laurel Richardson, Ohio State University, Emerita, USA
  • Sophie Tamas, Queen's University in Kingston, Canada
Books on any gender-related topic will be considered; however, we are presently most interested in proposals for books on the following topics (please note we are looking to publish slim volumes and not very large textbooks):
  • Introduction to Gender Studies
  • International Perspectives on Gender
  • Women, Work & Family
  • Feminist Pedagogies
  • Feminist Research Methods or Research Methods for Gender Studies
If you are interested in submitting a proposal or a completed manuscript please use the following format:
  • Topic and Proposed Title
  • Brief Description of Book Content
  • Proposed Table of Contents
  • Market: In what classes will the book be used? Will it be a primary or secondary text?
  • Short Bio for each author/editor noting relevant qualifications (Authors/Editors must hold a PhD or its equivalent).
  • Draft Manuscript Completion Date (please be realistic)
If you have a complete or semi-complete manuscript please also send the first 1-2 chapters. If you are submitting a proposal without sample chapters for a monograph you may be asked to submit a sample chapter before a decision can be made.

Please note we are looking for original material only (we cannot consider previously published work). Also, please note all authors will be expected to comply with the Sense style guidelines. Select series authors/editors will be offered a standard contract and royalty rate (the same for all of the books in the series).

Please send queries or full proposals for monographs or edited volumes to series editor, Patricia Leavy.


For queries/ submissions: