[UPDATE] CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS - Women's Lives Around the World Encyclopedia

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Nancy Barbour, Oregon State University

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS – Edited Volume on Women's Lives Around the World
Women's Lives Around the World: A Global Encyclopedia
Volume 4: Europe
Editor: Nancy Barbour, MAIS
Executive Editor: Susan Shaw, PhD
To be published by ABC-CLIO Greenwood Press in 2017

Part of a four-volume encyclopedia on Women's Lives Worldwide to be published by ABC-CLIO Greenwood Press in 2017, this volume will explore the diversity of women in various European countries, including differences of race/ethnicity, sexual identity, social class, religion, and ability. In particular, each entry should provide a glimpse into women's daily lives, as well as provide an overview of the social, political, economic, and religious situations of women in that country.
The volume will also contain sidebars on topics such as pop culture, religion, and violence against women.

Each entry will follow the format supplied by the publisher:
• Overview of country (religion, ethnicity, population stats)
• Girls and Teens (education K-university level, if appropriate, recreation, family roles, etc.)
• Employment (typical careers/jobs, pay, etc.)
• Family Life (marriage, sexuality, household roles/responsibilities)
• Politics (rights, participation in government, etc.)
• Religious and Cultural Roles
• Issues (violence, inequality, trafficking, beauty standards, etc.)
• Further Reading

Completed entries will be due to the editor by 11/15/14. If you are interested in contributing an entry on one of the following countries, please reply to nancy.barbour@oregonstate.edu.

Available Chapters:
Albania – 6000 words
Austria – 7000 words
Belarus – 6000 words
Bosnia and Herzegovina – 7000 words
Croatia – 7000 words
Czech Republic – 7000 words
Estonia – 5000 words
Finland – 7000 words
Georgia – 7000 words
Macedonia – 5000 words
Serbia, Montenegro, & Kosovo – 7000 words
Slovakia – 6000 words
Slovenia – 6000 words
Switzerland – 7000 words