Edward Elgar Publishing has announced a new series of Handbooks on Gender. Professor Sylvia Chant, Professor of Development Geography, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK will edit the series, which will focus on topics, such as gender and development; gender and environment; gender and health; gender and employment; gender, cities, and urbanization; and gender, violence, and conflict.
According to Edward Elgar, “the objective of this series is to publish Handbooks that offer comprehensive overviews of the very latest research within the key areas in and surrounding the field of gender. The aim is to produce prestigious high quality works of lasting significance. Each Handbook will consist of original contributions by leading authorities, selected by an editor (or editors) who is/are recognized leader(s) in the field. The emphasis is on the most important concepts and research as well as expanding debate and indicating the likely research agenda for the future. The Handbooks provide an international and comprehensive overview of the debates and research positions in each key area of interest, while also offering space to those who believe that their work fits neither designation easily.”