Journal overview


NORMA is an international journal for high quality research concerning masculinity in its many forms.  This is an interdisciplinary journal concerning questions about the body, about social and textual practices, and about men and masculinities in social structures.  We aim to advance theory and methods in this field.  We hope to present new themes for critical studies of men and masculinities, and develop new approaches to 'intersections' with race, sexuality, class and coloniality. We are eager to have conversations about the role of men and boys, and the place of masculinities, in achieving gender equality and social equality. The journal was begun in the Nordic region; we now strongly invite scholarly work from all parts of the world, as well as research about transnational relations and spaces.

All submitted manuscripts are subject to initial appraisal by the Editors, and, if found suitable for further consideration, to peer review by independent, anonymous expert referees. All peer review is double blind and submission is online via Editorial

Readership: Researchers in humanities and social sciences, particularly in gender studies.


Authors can choose to publish gold open access in this journal.

Read the Instructions for Authors for information on how to submit your article.

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