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Men and Masculinities

Men and Masculinities


eISSN: 15526828 | ISSN: 1097184X | Current volume: 23 | Current issue: 3-4 Frequency: 5 Times/Year
Men and Masculinities offers high-quality, interdisciplinary research in the emerging field of men and masculinities studies. Men and Masculinities presents peer-reviewed empirical and theoretical scholarship grounded in the most current theoretical perspectives within gender studies, including feminism, queer theory and multiculturalism. Using diverse methodologies, Men and Masculinities's articles explore the evolving roles and perceptions of men across society.
 
An Essential Resource

Complementing existing publications on women's studies and gay and lesbian studies, Men and Masculinities helps complete the spectrum of research on gender. The journal gives scholars interested in gender vital, balanced information on the burgeoning - and often misunderstood - field of masculinities studies. Research articles, review essays and book reviews keep you up to date on one of the most exciting and important fields of human inquiry today.

Complementing existing publications on women's studies and gay and lesbian studies, helps complete the spectrum of research on gender. The journal gives scholars interested in gender vital, balanced information on the burgeoning - and often misunderstood - field of masculinities studies. Research articles, review essays and book reviews keep you up to date on one of the most exciting and important fields of human inquiry today.

Wide-Ranging Approach

As gender informs so many different areas of our lives, the study of men must be approached by many perspectives. Men and Masculinities provides a comprehensive, inclusive view on men's studies by maintaining international contributions from a wide range of relevant fields, including:

  • sociology
  • psychology
  • media and communication studies
  • history criminology and criminal justice
  • literature
  • anthropology
  • ethnic studies

Multidisciplinary Cutting-Edge Research

Men and Masculinities seeks to publish groundbreaking empirical research and theoretical articles that look at all aspects of men and masculinity in society.

Men and Masculinities seeks to publish groundbreaking empirical research and theoretical articles that look at all aspects of men and masculinity in society including:

seeks to publish groundbreaking empirical research and theoretical articles that look at all aspects of men and masculinity in society including:

  • Construction of maculinities
  • Male/female relationships
  • Sexual behavior or sexual identities
  • Representation of gender
  • Issues of diversity amomg men (such as race, ethnicity. sexuality, age and class)
  • Men’s movements such as Promise Keepers and mythopoetic approaches
  • Fatherhood
  • Media representations of masculinity
  • Sport
  • The work/family relationship
  • Violence


This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

Men and Masculinities presents peer-reviewed empirical and theoretical scholarship grounded in the most current theoretical perspectives within gender studies, including feminism, queer theory and multiculturalism. Using diverse methodologies, Men and Masculinities's articles explore the evolving roles and perceptions of men across society. Complementing existing publications on women's studies and gay and lesbian studies, Men and Masculinities helps complete the spectrum of research on gender. The journal gives scholars interested in gender vital, balanced information on the burgeoning - and often misunderstood - field of masculinities studies. Research articles, review essays and book reviews keep you up to date on one of the most exciting and important fields of human inquiry today. As gender informs so many different areas of our lives, the study of men must be approached by many perspectives. Men and Masculinities provides a comprehensive, inclusive view on men's studies by maintaining international contributions from a wide range of relevant fields, including: sociology, psychology, media and communication studies, history, criminology and criminal justice, literature, anthropology, and ethnic studies. Men and Masculinities seek to publish groundbreaking empirical research and theoretical articles that look at all aspects of men and masculinity in society including: men's movements and mythopoetic approaches, fatherhood, male/female relationships, media representations of masculinity, male sexualities, sports, the work/family relationships, race and ethnicity, and violence.

Editors
Kristen Barber Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, USA
Tristan Bridges University of California Santa Barbara, USA
Joseph D. Nelson Swarthmore College, USA
Deputy Editors
Jose Maria Armengol Carrera University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Steen Baagøe Nielsen Roskilde University, Denmark
Christine Beasley University of Adelaide, Australia
Paul Higate University of Bath, UK
Book Review Editor
Tristan Bridges University of California Santa Barbara, USA
Managing Editors
Rick Braatz Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, USA
Anna Chatillon University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Richard Tian Swarthmore College, USA
US Advisory Editors
Steven Dashiell University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA
Walter DeKeseredy West Virginia University, USA
Christopher E. Forth University of Kansas, USA
Max Greenberg Boston University, USA
Frank G. Karioris University of Pittsburgh, USA
James W. Messerschmidt University of Southern Maine, USA
Tal Peretz Auburn University, USA
Todd W. Reeser University of Pittsburgh, USA
Michael C. Reichert Center for the Study of Boys’ and Girls’ Lives, USA
Robert Reid-Pharr City University of New York, USA
Everett Yuehong Zhang Princeton University, USA
International Advisory Editors
Francisco Aguayo MenEngage Chile, Chile
Jonathan Allan Brandon University, Canada
Anna Sofie Bach University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Antónia Barradas Leiden University, Netherlands
Romit Chowdhury National University of Singapore, Singapore
Sam de Boise Örebro University, Sweden
Debbie Ging Dublin City University, Ireland
Majda Hrženjak Institute for Contemporary Social and Political Studies, Slovenia
Anna Klonkowska University of Gdansk, Poland
Malose Langa University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Kam Hung Louie University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Russell Luyt University of Greenwich, UK
Svend Aage Madsen Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark
Wayne Martino Western University, Canada
Robert Morrell University of Cape Town, South Africa
Steven Roberts Monash University, Australia
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  • Men and Masculinities seeks empirical and theoretical articles, written for a multidisciplinary audience, that explore issues in masculinities. Topics of particular interest include:

    • constructions of masculinities
    • male/female relationships
    • sexual behavior or sexual identities
    • representations of gender
    • diversity among men and intersections of race, ethnicity, sexuality, age, class, and masculinities

    The journal subscribes to principles of non-sexist, non-heterosexist, and non-racist publishing, and the editors are also committed to publishing significant empirical work that challenges conventional wisdoms. Book reviews and essays are also welcome.

    Manuscript Submission Guidelines:

    Authors should submit their manuscripts through our online submission site: http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/jmmx. Manuscripts should conform to relevant stylistic guidelines of the Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition (https://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/home.html). Each manuscript should be accompanied by a title page including complete author name(s), affiliation(s), mailing address, phone, fax, and e-mail information (for multiple-author papers, provide complete information for each author and indicate the corresponding author). Submitted manuscripts should not exceed 25 pages, including references, tables, and images; each manuscript must also be double-spaced, font size 12, with at least 1" margins (for all margins).

    Submitted articles undergo double-blind peer review. As such, authors should take care to remove identification either on the body of the manuscript or on the required abstract of 150 words or fewer and to remove any tracked changes from the electronic copy of the manuscript. A biographical note of 100 words or fewer, indicating the author’s affiliation, research interests, and recent or major publications should accompany the manuscript as a separate document.

    Submission of a manuscript implies commitment to publish in the journal. Manuscripts should not be under consideration by any other publishers while being reviewed by Men and Masculinities or have been published elsewhere in substantially similar form or with substantially similar content. Every effort will be made to complete the editorial review process in a timely manner. 

    Book Review Submission Guidelines:

    Men and Masculinities publishes reviews of a wide variety of books across a range of academic disciplines. Guidelines for writing a book review for the journal can be accessed here

    Authors should submit their book reviews through our online submission site: http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/jmmx. Book reviews should conform to relevant stylistic guidelines of the Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition (https://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/home.html).
    To have your book considered for review, please have the published mail a copy to: 

    Tristan Bridges
    Book Review Editor
    Men and Masculinities
    Department of Sociology
    University of California, Santa Barbara
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106

    Please contact the Book Review Editor with questions about the review process.

    Professional Editing Services:

    Authors who want to refine the use of English in their manuscripts might consider utilizing the services of SPi, a non-affiliated company that offers Professional Editing Services to authors of journal articles in the areas of science, technology, medicine or the social sciences. SPi specializes in editing and correcting English-language manuscripts written by authors with a primary language other than English. Visit http://www.prof-editing.com for more information about SPi’s Professional Editing Services, pricing, and turn-around times, or to obtain a free quote or submit a manuscript for language polishing.

    Please be aware that SAGE has no affiliation with SPi and makes no endorsement of the company. An author’s use of SPi’s services in no way guarantees that his or her submission will ultimately be accepted. Any arrangement an author enters into will be exclusively between the author and SPi, and any costs incurred are the sole responsibility of the author.

    Preprints

    Men and Masculinities may accept submissions of papers that have been posted on pre-print servers; please alert the Editorial Office when submitting and include the DOI for the preprint in the designated field in the manuscript submission system. Authors should not post an updated version of their paper on the preprint server while it is being peer reviewed for possible publication in the journal. If the article is accepted for publication, the author may re-use their work according to the journal's author archiving policy.

    If your paper is accepted, you must include a link on your preprint to the final version of your paper.

    Visit the SAGE Journals and Preprints page for more details about preprints.

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