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    Erin K. Hogan


    The Latin American Gender and Sexualities series is a timely addition to current scholarship on

    gender and sexuality. In the last decade, a number of Latin American governments are showing

    openness to new kinds of sexualities through public policy. The study of gender and sexuality also

    developed during that time to examine questions of power, nationalism, and changing identities

    within the social fabric of Latin American countries. Because of its appeal ranging from gender and

    feminist studies to queer theory, this series is a vibrant component of Latin American studies

    looking at the intersection of gender and culture.

    Works include book-length studies and essay collections that combine the methodologies and

    insights of cultural studies and literature with those of history, anthropology, and other social

    Editorial Board

    • Amanda Holmes, McGill University

    • Rhonda Dahl Buchanan, University of Louisville

    • Antonio Isea, Western Michigan University

    • Anne Rubinstein, York University

    • Hólmfrí›ur Gar›arsdóttir, University of Iceland

    • Jean Claude Seguin, Université Lumière-Lyon 2

    • M. Cristina Alcalde, University of Kentucky

    • Adriana Premat, University of Western Ontario

    If you are interested in submitting a proposal to the series,

    please contact the series editor at





    Carolina Rocha,

    Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
    New Series in Latin American Studies

    Lexington Books

    A division of the Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc.

    4501 Forbes Blvd., Suite 200

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    301.459.3366, fax 301.429.5749


    To submit a manuscript for consideration by Lexington Books, please send the following:

    a prospectus (see below for details)

    one or two sample chapters

    your curriculum vitae

    If you are proposing a contributed volume, please include titles, affiliations, and brief resumes for

    each of the contributors. And in lieu of sample chapters for an edited collection, we would prefer

    abstracts of each chapter.

    The prospectus should include:

    1. A description of the book, describing the core themes, arguments, issues, goals, and/or topics

    of the work, what makes it unique, what questions it seeks to answer, and why you are qualified to

    write it. (2-5 pages)

    2. An annotated table of contents, with a descriptive paragraph for each chapter.

    3. A description of your target audience (undergraduate or graduate students? scholars?


    4. An analysis of competing or similar books (including publishers and dates), describing

    distinctive and original elements of your project that set it apart from these other works.

    5. A list of courses in which your book might be used as a text or supplementary text, if any,

    indicating the course level at which this book may be used..

    6. An indication of whether any part of your manuscript has been published previously, and if it is

    a doctoral dissertation, what changes you are proposing to prepare it for publication.

    7. The length of the manuscript either as a word count or a page count (12-point type, doublespaced

    8 1/2″ by 11″ pages. Will there be figures, tables, or other non-text material, and, if so,

    approximately how many? If the text is not complete, please still estimate its final length, not

    including the non-text material.

    8. If the manuscript is not complete, an estimation of when it will be finished. Is there a particular

    date by which you hope the book will be published (due to a historical anniversary, conference, etc.)?

    9. The names of three to five respected scholars in your field with whom you have no personal

    or professional relationship. Include their titles, affiliations, e-mail addresses, and/or mailing


    10. An indication of whether the manuscript is under consideration by other publishers.

    ***Please do not send your entire manuscript.

    An acquisitions editor will contact you to request additional materials.***

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