This month, UIP launches a new journal in cooperation with the University of Kansas. Women, Gender, and Families of Color expands the mission of Black Women, Gender, and Families, which has ceased publication. The new title explicitly includes Black, Latina, Indigenous, and Asian American women, gender, and families. It will maintain an emphasis on examinations of U.S. policies and will encourage transnational comparative analyses.

Cover for Women, Gender, and Families of ColorWomen, Gender, and Families of Color is edited by Jennifer Hamer of the University of Kansas.

The inaugural issue, due out in early 2013, is a collection of articles that explore various elements of Black senior women’s sexuality, including body image; sexual and reproductive health; and the politics of race, class, gender, age, and sexual orientation on Black sexuality. It is guest-edited by Bette Dickerson, Associate Professor of Sociology at American University and past president of the Association of Black Sociologists, and Nicole Rousseau, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Kent State University and award-winning author of Black Woman’s Burden; Commodifying Black Reproduction (Palgrave Macmillan)

Visit the journal page for information about submitting and/or subscribing.

Read the full press release.

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