Gendering Social Media: Power, Privilege, and Politics

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Call for Papers
Subject Fields: 
Digital Humanities, Educational Technology, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to invite you and your colleagues towards a book chapter for the book Gendering Social Media: Power, Privilege, and Politics to be published by Springer, Germany. Please submit your chapters before July 15, 2023. Please send your submission to Kindly acknowledge editors by email in case you are interested in contributing to any book chapter.

List of Topics

We hope to include a diverse range of perspectives and topics, including but not limited to:

  • Gendered politics of social media
  • Impact of social media on gender identity
  • Gendered nature of online harassment and abuse
  • Gender and digital activism
  • Gendered nature of social media influence
  • Intersection of gender and race in social media
  • Gendered marketing on social media
  • Politics of online representation
  • Gendered nature of online privacy
  • Future of gender on social media
  • Role of gender in social media algorithms
  • Impact of social media on gendered norms and stereotypes
  • Gendered nature of digital labor
  • Intersection of gender and disability in social media
  • Gendered nature of social media addiction
  • Impact of social media on gendered mental health
  • Gendered nature of social media use among different age groups
  • Impact of social media on gendered sexuality
  • Gendered nature of social media governance
  • Gendered politics of social media advertising

Submission Guidelines


The abstract should be between 150 and 300 words in length and provide a concise summary of the chapter's content and main arguments. The abstract should be written in clear, concise language and should not contain any jargon or technical terms that are not defined or explained. The minimum word length for a chapter is 6000 words. This word count includes all text, references, tables, and figures. The chapter should be written in clear, concise language, and should be well-structured with appropriate headings and subheadings. Authors should ensure that their chapter is thoroughly proofread and edited for spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors.


  • Title: Times New Roman, Font Size: 16
  • Authors Details: Times New Roman (Italic), Font Size: 12
  • Chapter Main Body: Times New Roman, Font Size: 12

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  • Create tables using the Word table editor or in simple tab-delineated format with no vertical rules
  • For equations, please use Word equation editor or MathType when preparing the text in Word.
  • Include 5-10 keywords, that describe the chapter as a whole.


Be sure reference and bibliography information is complete and presented per APA criteria (for nursing, behavioral health, and health sciences manuscripts) or AMA criteria (for medical or PA manuscripts).

Important dates

Full Chapter(s) Submission

July 15, 2023

Review Report to Contributors

July 31, 2023

Revised Full Chapter(s) Submission

August 15, 2023

Final Decision

August 31, 2023

Please send chapters in word format to  

Contact Info: 

Dr. R. Singh

VTT Technical Research Centre in Finland