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SERIES EDITORS
: Esther Dermott, University of Bristol, UK and Janet Fink, University of Huddersfield, UK

International editorial advisory board:

  • Harry Brighouse, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
  • Sara Eldén, University of Lund, Sweden
  • Mary Jane Kehily, The Open University, UK
  • Zsuzsa Millei, University of Tampere, Finland
  • Tina Miller, Oxford Brookes University, UK
  • Meredith Nash, University of Tasmania, Australia
  • Emiko Ochiai, Kyoto University, Japan
  • Gillian Ranson, University of Calgary, Canada
  • Anna Sparrman, Linköping University, Sweden
  • Ulrike Zartler, University of Vienna, Austria


The Sociology of Children and Families
international monograph series will bring together the latest international research on children, childhood and families and push forward theory in Sociology of childhood and family life. Books in the series will cover major global issues affecting children and families.

The series will appeal to an international and interdisciplinary audience of academics, researchers and students across sociology, social policy, childhood and youth studies, social work, politics, social and cultural geography, children’s geographies and anthropology.

The series will be international scope and welcomes submissions from books that are comparative, international or which engage with inter and cross-national literature and debates.

 

Call for proposals

Proposals are invited for books that include one or a range of the following:

  • Theorising family in the 21st Century; 
  • Theorising contemporary parenthood; 
  • Parenting, motherhood and fatherhood; 
  • Theorising  childhood; 
  • Family and childhoods in a global context; 
  • Family form (e.g. same sex parenting, step parenting, lone parent, extended families, and blended families); 
  • Children’s everyday lives; 
  • Marriage and partnership (and divorce);  
  • Transnational families and cross-cultural relationships; 
  • Friendship; 
  • Demographic change; 
  • Researching families; 
  • Researching childhoods; 
  • Family policy and politics; 
  • Families and fertility (e.g. reproductive technologies); 
  • Health and wellbeing; 
  • Families, children and education; 
  • Growing up/growing older in a digital age.

 

Contact regarding proposals

If you would like to submit a proposal, or to discuss ideas, then please contact the series editors: 

Esther Dermott: esther.dermott@bristol.ac.uk

Janet Fink: j.fink@hud.ac.uk

You can also view our book proposal guidelines here.