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Jo Reger named next editor of Gender & Society

As the journal moves to a multidisciplinary, undergraduate-only department of productive scholars, the publications committee is enthusiastic about Dr. Reger’s innovative plans for leading the journal. Those plans include maintaining its excellence as a highly selective journal with a global focus, and continuing to develop paths through which Gender & Society can remain an important teaching resource for students of all levels.

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Winter Meeting 2015, February 19-22; Washington, D.C.

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On Our Bookshelf

The Human Rights Enterprise: Political Sociology, State Power, and Social Movements: William T. Armaline, Davita S. Glasberg & Bandana Purkayastha present a framework for understanding human rights as a terrain of struggle over power between states, private interests, and organized, “bottom-up” social movements. 

Human Trafficking Amidst Interlocking Systems of Exploitation: A Focus on Pakistan: Farhan Navid Yousaf & Bandana Purkayastha examine the issue of trafficking at both micro and macro levels to analyse how political economy of trafficking influences micro level experiences of victims of trafficking.

Voices of Internally Displaced Persons in Kenya: A Human Rights Perspective: Roseanne Njiru & Bandana Purkayastha’s research chronicles experiences of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Kenya who fled to the IDP Camps from the ethnic violence following the country’s disputed elections in December 2007.

African Immigrant Families in Another France: Loretta Bass uses voices of individuals within Sub-Saharan African immigrant families to describe their integration experience as ‘Another France.’ 

Wombs in Labor: Transnational Commercial Surrogacy in India: Amrita Pande’s research focuses on how reproduction meets production in surrogacy and how this reflects characteristics of India’s larger labor system.

 

Gender & Society

Gender & Society features original feminist research and book reviews from diverse social science disciplines. Consistently ranked as a top journal in both Gender Studies and Sociology, the journal has almost 10,000 subscribers, with more than half of those located outside the United States. See the G&S blog here!

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