Volume 56, Number 1, 2017                                                               

E-ISSN: 1549-0955




John Casterline, Professor

John Casterline is a member of our advisory board.  He is Robert T. Lazarus Professor in Population Studies, Department of Sociology, Ohio State University.  He is also the Director of the Institute for Population Research.  Over the past three decades, Professor Casterline has investigated the causes and consequences of fertility decline in developing countries. His current research focuses on fertility theory and methods, demographic transition in mid- and low-income societies, reproductive change in sub-Saharan Africa and in the Arab region, and unintended fertility (measurement, causes, consequences).


Alejandro Portes, Professor

Alejandro Portes is a member of our review board.  He is a Howard Harrison and Gabrielle Snyder Beck Professor of Sociology at Princeton University and chair of the department.   Prof. Portes is also a Professor of Law and Distinguished Scholar of Arts & Sciences at the University of Miami.  From 1998 to 1999, Alejandro served as the president of the American Sociological Association. His academic studies have focused on social change and development, research methodology, social psychology, political sociology and immigration.  His work is heavily cited in the sub-fields of economic sociology, cultural sociology and race and ethnicity.


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Population Review is seeking high-quality, quantitative research papers on the Demography of Sexuality. Papers may include a variety of topics focused on the quantitative examination of the LGBTQ population, including but not limited to issues concerning measurement, prevalence, segregation, migration, families, labor market and health.

This Special Collection is guest edited by Prof. Amanda Baumle, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Houston (akbaumle@uh.edu):

Dr. Baumle is the editor of the International Handbook on the Demography of Sexuality (2013) and author of the following books: Legalizing LGBT Families: How the Law Shapes Parenthood (2015); Same-Sex Partners:  The Social Demography of Sexual Orientation (2009); and Sex  Discrimination  and  Law  Firm  Culture  on  the  Internet: Lawyers at the ‘Information Age Water Cooler’ (2009). In addition, Dr. Baumle has published a dozen articles on sexuality in journals including the  Journal of Marriage and Family, Social Science Research, Social Forces, and Social Science Quarterly.

This is an open call through 15 April 2017.  Papers will be published in the order they receive acceptance. For submissions, please contact Prof. Heili Pals: hpals@tamu.edu.


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