CALL FOR PAPERS
is seeking submissions for an edited collection on
Counting on Marilyn Waring:
Co -Editors: Margunn Bjørnholt and Ailsa McKay Publication Date: 2013/2014
Deadline for abstracts: August 30, 2011!
Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:
- accounting for the value of women's work, including time-use studies; unpaid care work and human rights, in particular the link between unpaid care and HIV/AIDS policy; defining and accounting for the value of nature, including concepts of eco-feminism; theorising gender justice within a context of feminist philosophy, feminist economics and/or feminist political economy; the impact of the broad range of Waring's published works - in particular her book, If Women Counted - and the documentary on her work, Who's Counting, on both course development and pedagogical approaches, particularly with reference to a multi-disciplinary framework; the influence Waring's work has on national and international policy processes with specific reference to an overall gender equality and/or sustainability agenda; case studies highlighting the role of Waring's writings and teachings in informing/inspiring local activism with a focus on gender politics, for instance evidence of capacity building, greater empowerment, building new social movements etc as a direct result of engaging with Waring's work; linking Waring's work with concepts of gender budgeting and how such has influenced resource allocation processes/practices at a national and /or local level; Warings' influence globally, within and outside of the UN.
Abstracts should be 250 words. Please also include a brief biography (50 words).
Please send to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
Deadline for Abstracts is August 30th, 2011
Accepted Papers of 4000-5000 words (15-20 pages) will be due March 31th, 2012 and should conform to MLA citation format.