General call for papers
Due to relocation of open article slots we are inviting general manuscripts for publication in the Spring 2018 issue of Boyhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, with an extended due date of December 24. Book reviews/review essays will also still be considered.
Boyhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal is a peer-reviewed journal providing a forum for the discussion of boyhood, young masculinities, and boys’ lives by exploring the full scale of intricacies, challenges, and legacies that inform male and masculine developments. Boyhood Studies is committed to a critical and international scope and solicits both articles and special issue proposals from a variety of research fields including, but not limited to, the social and psychological sciences, historical and cultural studies, philosophy, and social, legal, and health studies.
One of the core missions of the journal is to initiate conversation across disciplines, research angles, and intellectual viewpoints. Both theoretical and empirical contributions fit the journal’s scope with critical literature reviews and review essays also welcomed. Possible topics include boyish and tomboyish genders; boys and schooling; boys and (post)feminisms; the folklore, mythology, and poetics of “male development”; son-parent and male student-teacher relations; young masculinities in the digital and postdigital ages; young sexualities; as well as representations of boyhoods across temporalities, geographies, and cultures.
The advised length of articles is 6,500 words, although shorter or longer manuscripts will be considered. Please follow the Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition. Authors should submit articles electronically as attachments by e-mail (Microsoft Word file or equivalent). Submit manuscripts, and any queries, to firstname.lastname@example.org
*Boyhood Studies (BHS)* is published and distributed in print and online by Berghahn Journals
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