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Special Issue | 15 Years of GENDER - An Assessment of the Current State

The 15th anniversary of the journal GENDER in 2024 provides an occasion to take stock of gender research. For our special issue, we invite contributors to review the developments in theoretical and methodological concepts over the past decades, to identify urgent questions, and to outline perspectives for future gender research.

Call for Papers is open

Issue 2|24 Intersectionality and Social Work

This special issue welcomes theoretical, methodological and empirical contributions that make the multifaceted and critical potential of intersectional perspectives useful for the discipline, profession and practice of social work, considering that social work is involved in power and dominance structures.

Call for Papers is closed

Issue 1|24 Reproductive Policies and Self-Determination

For this issue, we are seeking contributions that address cross-cutting aspects of reproductive health and autonomy. What core areas of personal life design are affected by reproductive policies and their conditions, and what impact do they have on human life?

Call for Papers is closed

Issue 3|23 Women's movements and feminisms

Today, the feminist “we” is fragmented and fluid. The invocation of women reflexively triggers accusations of essentialism. How can we commemorate individuals all over the world, who decided to act politically – on their own or as part of a movement – as women, to fight sexist exploitation and oppression in politics, education, economics, law, culture, and private life?

Call for Papers is closed

Issue 2|23 Politics in Popular Culture

What is the political in the popular and the popular in the political? Feminist recognition and queer identity politics are based on the public perception of the subaltern, whose subject status needs to be established and reinforced. Of particular interest is the intertwining of seriality and performative visibility.

Call for Papers is closed

Issue 1|23 Digital Transformation and Gender Bias

The process of digital transformation offers opportunities and risks with regard to participation possibilities of different groups on a political, cultural and social level. For this issue, we are looking for contributions that ask to what extent discriminatory patterns and power relations are transformed and/or reproduced on digital platforms, in social networks and through algorithms.

Call for papers is closed

Every issue | Call for the open part

GENDER. Journal for Gender, Culture and Society is constantly seeking contributions by authors of various disciplines with a theoretical, empirical or political perspective on gender relations in different social and cultural contexts. Please submit your manuscript via the following e-mail address: manuskripte[at] If you have any further questions, do not hesitate to contact the editorial team.

Call for Papers is open

Book reviews

The journal GENDER publishes book reviews to new publications in the field of gender studies in every issue. Please refer to the list to find books we would like to be discussed. If you are interested in reviewing one of the listed books or a new not-listed publication, please contact us.