Call for Papers
Caregiving and Carework: Theory and Practice
Deadline: November 1, 2007
The editorial board is seeking submissions for Vol. 10.1 of the Journal of the Association for Research on Mothering (ARM) to be published in Spring/Summer 2008. The journal will explore the topic of Caregiving and Carework from a variety of perspectives and disciplines. Topics can include (but are not limited to):
*Caregiving as work *Care and Social Power *Care and Economics: Valuing paid and unpaid carework *Carework: Research objectives and findings *Carework and Social Policy:Analysis, activism and advocacy *Caring for Children:Social norms, cultural ideals, feminist discourse, scientific inquiry and expert advice *Framing Carework: Defining the process and practice of care *Mothering and the Politics of Care: Family values, feminism & ethics of care *The Globalization of Care *The Right to Care *Legal questions and solutions *The Work of the Body: Experiences of intimacy and embodiment in caregiving *Writing about care and carework – popular and dissenting discourses *Sharing Care: Progress and resistance to fully-shared parenting for gay, lesbian and heterosexual couples
We welcome submissions from scholars, students, activists, artists, caregivers, careworkers, mothers and others who work or research in this area. We also welcome creative reflections such as poetry, short stories, and artwork on the subject.
SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: Articles should be 15 pages (3750 words). All should be in APA style, WordPerfect or Word and IBM compatible.
Please see our style guide: http://www.yorku.ca/arm/styleguide.html for complete details.
SUBMISSIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY November 1, 2007
** TO SUBMIT WORK ONE MUST BE A MEMBER OF ARM **
Please direct your submissions to:
Association for Research on Mothering
726 Atkinson, York University
Toronto, ON M3J 1P3