2nd Call for Contributors: Encyclopedia of Infanticide
This one-volume specialized encyclopedia, to be published by the Edwin Mellen Press, will be devoted to the topic of infanticide across human history and in its worldwide context. While remaining accessible to the general public, this interdisciplinary encyclopedia will be aimed primarily at college students, scholars in related fields, and professionals. It will include entries of various lengths, and longer contributions on broad geographic areas. All will be signed by their authors, who will also receive individual bylines in the volume.
•Identify the entries you are interested in submitting via email to both co-editors.
•Include an attachment in Windows 97-2003 of your 2-page CV, with your academic affiliation, and areas of research and teaching.
•Entries are due May 1, 2009. 1000 word entries are due June 1, 2009.
•The number of references per entry is as follows: 3 for entries of 250 words; 4 for entries of 500 words; 5 for entries of 750 words, and 7 for entries of 1000 words.
•Only one internet source should be included per entry.
The number of words is in parentheses following the entries that are still available:
A Abandonment (250); Abortion (500); Animal world (500)
B Birth order (500)
C Cannibalism (250); Caribbean (1000); Colonialism (750); Commission of violence (500); Criminalization (500); Cultural perception (750)
D DNA analysis (750)
E Europe (Continental) (1000); Eugenics (500); Euthanasia (500)
F Foeticide (500); Feral children (250); Forensics (750); Foundling homes (750)
H High-profile cases (750); Hugo, Victor (250)
I Incest (500); Infant depositories (750); Industrialization (750); Infanticide law of 1922 (500); Inheritance (500)
K Korea (500)
L Latin America (1000); Lawmakers (500); Legislation (250)
M The media (500)
N Natural environment (500); North Africa (1000)
P Pacific Islands (500); Paternal recognition (250); Patriarchy (750); Poor farms (500); Poverty (500); Prom queen (250); Prostitution (500)
S Safe haven law (500); Sensational case (250); Servants (750); Sex ratio (500); Sex selection (250); Slavery (750)
T Tardieu, Auguste Ambroise (250); Twinship (500)
U Ultrasound (750); United Kingdom (750); United States (750); Urban (500)
W West Africa (1000); Women’s shelters (500)
Brigitte Bechtold (Department of Sociology, Central Michigan University; firstname.lastname@example.org) and
Donna Cooper Graves (Department of History and Philosophy, University of Tennessee at Martin; email@example.com).
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