[Call for Book Chapters] Edited volume on "Socio-Legal Androcentrism and Gender Inequalities" by National Law University Odisha [Submit by 30 June]

Centre for Women & Law, National Law University Odisha proposes to bring out an edited volume with a multidisciplinary approach on “Socio-legal Androcentrism and Gender Inequalities”.
The objective of the proposed book is to contribute to the dismantling of the metanarrative of patriarchy which relegates women to the ‘second sex’ and hinges her existence relative to the men.
  1. Patriarchal metanarrative and Gender Inequalities
  2. Epistemology of Gender
  3. Modernism, Post-modernism and Gender
  4. Third and Fourth Wave of Feminism
  5. Gender stereotypes and its impact on socio-legal perception of Gender
  6. Law and Gender Inequalities
  7. Customary practices and Gender discrimination
  8. Religious Personal Law and Gender discriminationReligion, Culture and Gender
  9. Women Empowerment
  10. Gender and Constitutional Claims
  11. Matrimonial Laws and Gender claims
  12. Property/succession law and gender concerns
  13. Law and Sexuality
  14. Labour laws and Gender
  15. Law and the third gender
  16. Gender concerns and LGBTQIA
  17. Criminal law and gender
  18. Politics of gender
  19. Minority rights and gender
Given themes are suggestive in nature, and authors can go beyond them.
Submission Procedure
- Academicians, practitioners, research scholars and post-graduation/M.Phil students 
- invited to submit original unpublished paper
-  to be sent over- [email protected]
[Please note that submissions from undergraduate students will not be accepted or acknowledged]

30 June 2020 
Submission Guidelines
Length of the paper should normally be between 4500 to 7500 words and an abstract of 200- 300 words should also be sent along with the paper.
The author(s) is/are required to attach a Cover Letter containing all personal details (Name of the author(s), their degrees, Designation, Name of Institution/ Organisation that they are associated with in separate document with the entry. All submissions must be attached with the email in Microsoft Word (.doc/.docx) format at [email protected] The title of the attached file must specify the name(s) of the author(s).
Only original papers will be accepted for publication. Revised version of papers that was published earlier will not be accepted. The book will be published by Centre for Women & Law, NLUO.
Copyright will be with Centre for Women & Law, NLUO and the authors will have to sign a Declaration of Originality and Transfer of Copyright Agreement. With regard to the selection of papers, the decision of Editors would be final.
Each author is restricted to one entry. Authors must strictly adhere to guidelines, failing which their submissions may not be considered
  • Font Type and Size (Main Text): Times New Roman, 12
  • Font Type and Size (Footnotes): Calibri, 10
  • Line Spacing (Main Text) and (Footnotes): 1.5, Single
  • Citation Format: OSCOLA
  • File Format: .doc or .docx
  • Joint Authorship Maximum of two authors can collaborate for any submission
  • Mailing address for submission: [email protected]
  • Last Date for Submission: 30-06-2020
  • Name of the File Name of the Author + Title of the Submission
Headings and Sub-Headings Use of Headings and Sub-Headings are encouraged. Headings and Sub- Headings should be numbered, should be of the same font type and size as the main text and should
be in bold.
Checklist for Submission
  1. Undertaking/Cover Letter [must include undertaking regarding unpublished nature of the work/ transfer of copyright]
  2. Abstract
  3. Manuscript
About Editors
The editors of the book are Dr. Owais Hasan Khan and Dr. Priyanka Anand. Dr. Owais Hasan Khan and Dr. Priyanka Anand are faculty members of National Law University Odisha and are associated with the Centre for Women & Law.
Submission Deadline
Deadline for submission is 30 June 2020.
Contact Details
For inquiries, kindly drop a mail to editorial team:
Ms. Allena Jai (student editor) – [email protected]
Mr. Shivendra Pandey (student editor) – [email protected]
For more information, you can visit the official website,

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