Introduction

The bibliography provides information on writings dealing with the history of rape, including sexual child abuse, sexual harassment, sexual molestation, child prostitution, forced prostitution, sexual slavery, sexual(ized) violence. The blog informs about calls for papers, forthcoming events and new literature in this field.

January 8, 2010

CFP: Women's Studies Quarterly, Special Issue: Safe

"This special issue of WSQ invites work that will contribute to an exploration of safety and security, broadly conceived. We welcome academic papers from a variety of disciplinary approaches including theory, empirical research, literary and cultural studies, as well as creative prose, poetry, artwork, memoir and biography. Suggested topics may include but are not limited to: Bioethics, biopolitics; Children, childhood, family and safety; Crisis and resolution, memory; Discipline; docility; drill; habit-formation; Domestic space, domestic violence, haven, home, shelter, retreat, refugees; The politics of food safety; Geography and mapping, enclosures/prisons, harbors and asylums; Security state, homeland security, environmental security, job security; Illnesses, epidemics, preventions, screenings, health risks, health care; Otherness, ethnicized and marginalized populations, borders and enclosures; Risk society, theories of risk, technology, prediction; Sex, pain, pleasure and risk; Terror and/of terrorism, war & trauma, treaty and alliance, recovery."
Submission deadline: March 10, 2010.

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