Women’s Lives Around the World: A Global Encyclopedia to be published by ABC-CLIO in 2017
Seeking contributors for Volume 2: The Americas, one of a four volume set titled Women’s Lives Around the World, that will provide a country by country overview of the social, political, economic, and religious situations of women throughout the world. Aimed at undergraduate and high school levels, entries will explore the women’s diverse, intersectional lives, including differences of race/ethnicity, sexual identity, social class, religion, and ability. A publisher supplied template, style guidelines and resources to get started are available.
Available countries & their word counts include:
Honduras (8000 words)
Netherlands Antilles: Aruba Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten (5000 words)
Entries due August 7, 2016.
Contributors will be given access to an electronic version of the encyclopedia. The editors will donate the $10,000 contributor budget to the National Women’s Studies Association for student scholarships and will provide NWSA with a list of all contributors.
Interested? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jane Nichols, MLIS
Associate Professor & Librarian
Oregon State University
Editor, Volume 2: The Americas