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Gender Studies

The Journal of West University, Timisoara, Interdisciplinary Centre for Gender Studies

Gender Studies is a journal addressing academics and a general readership at the same time and its main goal is to provide a gendered approach to literature, language and society and also to highlight attempts of educationalists and Gender Studies esperts in various parts of the world to institutionalize Gender Studies in the academe.

Why subscribe and read

  • The GS journal publishes high-quality peer-reviewed articles from various Humanities and Social Sciences areas.
  • The GS journal is interdisciplinary—gender proving an excellent analytical category enabling a new perspective on literature, anthropology, social and political studies, cultural studies, linguistics and mass media studies.
  • The GS journal provides state-of-the-art research in all such fields.

Why submit

  • The journal has international circulation.
  • The contributors include scholars from many countries all over the world.
  • The reviewing and editing process is swift.
  • The contributors can count on fast and constructive peer-review by experts.
  • The GS is highly assessed by the Romanian Ministry of Education and has a good reputation among scholars and students alike.

Rejection Rate

  • 50%

Similarity Check Plagiarism Screening System

The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

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Journal Metrics

Cite Score
European Reference Index for the Humanities
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SCImago Journal Rank

Abstracting & Indexing

Gender Studies is covered by the following services:

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  • Dimensions
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  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • Educational Research Abstracts Online
  • ERIH PLUS (European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences)
  • Genamics JournalSeek
  • Google Scholar
  • IBR (International Bibliography of Reviews of Scholarly Literature in the Humanities and Social Sciences)
  • IBZ (International Bibliography of Periodical Literature in the Humanities and Social Sciences)
  • Index Copernicus
  • J-Gate
  • JournalTOCs
  • KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
  • Microsoft Academic
  • MLA International Bibliography
  • MyScienceWork
  • Naver Academic
  • Naviga (Softweco)
  • Primo Central (ExLibris)
  • Publons
  • QOAM (Quality Open Access Market)
  • ReadCube
  • SCImago (SJR)
  • Semantic Scholar
  • Sherpa/RoMEO
  • Summon (ProQuest)
  • TDNet
  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb
  • WanFang Data
  • WorldCat (OCLC)

Please submit your manuscripts to Gender Studies via email to:

Honorary Editor-in-Chief and Founder
Reghina Dascãl, West University of Timișoara

Irina Diana Mădroane, West University of Timișoara

Andreea Şerban, West University of Timișoara
Valentina Mureșan, West University of Timișoara
Adrian Cîntar, West University of Timișoara

Editorial Advisory Board
Haleh Afshar - University of York
Camelia Beciu - University of Bucharest
Pia Brînzeu - West University of Timișoara
Reghina Dascăl - West University of Timișoara
Otilia Hedeşan - West University of Timișoara
Margaret R. Higonnet - University of Connecticut
Vesela Katsarova - University of Sofia
Hildegard Klein - University of Málaga
Krystyna Kujawinska - Courtney - University of Łódź
Isabel Marcus - State University of New York, Buffalo
Hortensia Pîrlog - West University of Timișoara
Nóra Séllei - University of Debrecen

Language Editor
Stuart Elford, West University of Timișoara

Technical Editors
Adrian Bodnaru and Dragoș Croitoru, EUVT, Editura Universității de Vest Timișoara, Romania

EUVT, Editura Universității de Vest Timișoara,
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