Gender & Development keeps me up to date with practical development work. I find the thematic resources very useful
Janet Momsen, University of California, US
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About the journal
Since 1993, Gender & Development has promoted and supported dignified, decent and sustainable development founded on equality between women and men. The journal currently has a readership in over 90 countries, and has become essential reading for development practitioners, policy-makers and academics.
Gender & Development aims to debate best practice and new ideas, and to make the links between theoretical and practical gender and development work. Insights from development initiatives across the world are shared and analysed, and lessons identified. Innovative theoretical concepts are explored by key academic writers, and the uses of these concepts for policy and practice are explored. Academically rigorous material is presented in clear English, making it accessible to the widest possible readership.
Each issue focuses on a cutting-edge theme. An overview is followed by a range of articles from researchers, policy-makers, and practitioners, an up-to-date resources section, book reviews on the latest publications in the gender and development field, and a unique section on views, events, and debates, providing an overview of current perspectives, events, and trends in international gender equality and women's rights.
Caroline Sweetman, Oxfam GB
Liz Cooke, Oxfam GB
Ruth Pearson, University of Leeds, UK
Editorial Advisory Group
Lina Abou-Habib, Executive Director, Research on Training and Development Action (CRTDA), Lebanon
Peggy Antrobus, DAWN, West Indies
Jo Beall, British Council, UK
Daniela Colombo, AIDOS, Italy
Camillia El-Solh, Socio-economist/Consultant, UK
Alda Facio, Independent Consultant, Costa Rica
Caren Grown, Economist in Residence, American University, USA
Esther Herzog, Beit Berl College, Israel
Noeleen Heyzer, UNESCAP, Thailand
Suad Joseph, University of California, USA
Naila Kabeer, The Gender Institute, LSE, UK
Deborah Kasente, Makerere University, Uganda
Joanna Kerr, ED, Greenpeace Canada
Koos Kingma, Van Hall Larenstein (University of Professional Education), the Netherlands
Sara Hlupekile Longwe, FEMNET, Zambia
Maitrayee Mukhopadhyay, Royal Tropical Institute, The Netherlands
Ranjani K. Murthy, Adviser, Asia Pacific Research and Resource Center on Women (ARROW), Malaysia, and Ekta, Visthar, Sangamam and Law Trust, India
Aruna Rao, Gender at Work, India and USA
Amartya Sen, Harvard University, USA
Gita Sen, Indian Institute of Management, India
Ellen Sprenger, Independent Strategist and Consultant, Canada
Rieky Stuart, Independent Consultant, and Senior Associate of Gender at Work, Canada
Feleke Tadele, Country Representative, Oxfam-Canada, Ethiopia
Nidhi Tandon, Consultant and Trainer, Canada
Contributions are welcome from all involved in development initiatives: policy-makers and practitioners, researchers both inside and outside academia, and feminist activists. In recognition of common causes of poverty and marginalisation across the world, writers focus on both Southern and Northern contexts. Articles should be previously unpublished, and should not be under consideration for publication elsewhere. Ideally, articles should not exceed 6000 words. For those who have not written for a journal before, part of the Editor's role is to offer support and advice during the writing process.
Gender & Development is published three times a year, in March, July, and November. As the journal is thematic, most articles are commissioned nine months prior to publication. The Editor should be contacted as early as possible regarding proposals for contributions.
Please note: the views expressed in the journal are those of the individual contributors, and not necessarily those of the Editor or the Publisher.
March: Working on Gender Issues in Urban Areas (fully commissioned)
July: Inequalities (fully commissioned)
November: Resilience to Climate Change
Gender & Development also commissions non-thematic shorter articles (750-1,000 words long), interviews, and conference reports, for inclusion in its Views, events, and debates section, as well as book reviews.
Gender & Development has a constituency that ranges over many disciplines, countries, and levels. Reflecting this, we request writers to assist us in our aim of reaching the widest readership possible, while retaining factual rigour and accuracy, by using a clear, accessible style. In this way, complex ideas can be discussed across cultures, classes, and constituencies, assisting women and men to empower themselves and determine their own development.
If you are interested in contributing to Gender & Development, see below for our contributor guidelines.
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Views, Events, and Debates guidelines (PDF) >
Further information can also be obtained from the Editor Caroline Sweetman firstname.lastname@example.org.
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