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The section welcomes scholarly articles which engage with debates around gender, sex and sexuality, looking at the big issues or providing evidence and understanding of social, cultural, political, and economic change.Read More
This section welcomes scholarly articles which engage with debates around gender, sex and sexuality, both theoretically and using empirical studies which intellectually and politically engage with the big issues or provide evidence and understanding of social, cultural, political and economic change. The relationships between the three concepts are strongly contested, not least because this is a field which embraces intellectual discussion and political campaigns and activism. Gender, sex and sexuality have increasingly become the focus of research across a wide range of disciplines as well as multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary projects. Gender, sex and sexuality studies build upon the interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary work of women's and gender studies, which combines scholarly theoretical developments of explanatory frameworks linked to the dynamic of political activism.
We welcome contributions from a wide range of disciplines across science, technology, the arts and humanities and the social sciences which progress debates about the relevance of sex, gender and sexuality to contemporary social worlds and scientific inquiry. Gender, sex and sexuality offer fields of inquiry which have the capacity to generate ideas with wider applications in a range of fields, both within the academy and in the wider terrain of policy-making and practice, as these are areas of experience which permeate social, cultural and economic systems and infrastructures in addition to having enormous impact upon the routines of everyday life and personal relationships.
This is a field which creates as well as addresses questions about how sex and gender are defined in fast changing social worlds where boundaries are becoming blurred. Gender, sex and sexuality are both interconnected and distinctive fields of inquiry, and we welcome articles based upon original research in these exciting and fast moving areas of study, which have inspired new ways of thinking and innovative methodologies through which to explore diversity and transformation as well as the endurance of social inequalities in the contemporary globalised world.
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Gender, Sex and Sexualities welcomes submissions of the following article types: Book Review, Brief Research Report, Conceptual Analysis, Correction, Editorial, General Commentary, Hypothesis and Theory, Methods, Mini Review, Opinion, Original Research, Perspective, Policy and Practice Reviews, Policy Brief, Registered Report, Review, Specialty Grand Challenge and Systematic Review.
All manuscripts must be submitted directly to the section Gender, Sex and Sexualities, where they are peer-reviewed by the Associate and Review Editors of the specialty section.
Articles published in the section Gender, Sex and Sexualities will benefit from the Frontiers impact and tiering system after online publication. Authors of published original research with the highest impact, as judged democratically by the readers, will be invited by the Chief Editor to write a Frontiers Focused Review - a tier-climbing article. This is referred to as "democratic tiering". The author selection is based on article impact analytics of original research published in all Frontiers specialty journals and sections. Focused Reviews are centered on the original discovery, place it into a broader context, and aim to address the wider community across all of Psychology and Sociology.
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