29 June 2008

Call for papers: Gender and Sustainable Development

Call for papers: Gender and Sustainable Development

A special issue of International Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development

This special issue welcomes papers based on new quantitative research concerning the economic, social and environmental role of women and the implications for government policies and business practices.

Original research is welcome on topics which include but are not limited to:
  • Women in the workforce and economic growth
  • Economic impacts of family-friendly policies
  • Gender balance and innovative performance
  • Female focus in poverty reduction
  • Performance of male and female-led firms
  • Innovation and women entrepreneurs
  • Valuation of female-dominated professions
  • Valuation of household work
  • Effectiveness of gender quotas in public and private sectors
  • Costs and benefits of engendered health policies
  • Contributions of women migrants
  • Gender aspects of education trends
  • Women in global supply chains
  • Engendered approaches to disaster risk reduction
  • Sustainable consumption patterns by gender
  • Gender governance approaches and climate change
Important Dates
Abstract of not more than 150 words by: 1 September 2008
Full paper submission by: 1 November 2008

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