Call for Authors - The SAGE Encyclopedia of Ageing: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

We are inviting academic editorial contributors (this is also open to graduate students) to The SAGE Encyclopedia of Aging, a new multi-volume reference to be published in 2016. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Aging includes approximately 1,700 articles organized A-Z in the following categories:

Abuse and Crimes

Biological Theories and Processes

Biomedical Aspects of Aging

Comparisons: International

Comparisons: United States

Country Profiles

Creativity , Learning, Leisure and Consumption

Culture: Fiction, Non-Fiction, Plays and Poetry

Culture: Film, Popular Music, and Television

Death and Dying


Health and Health Care

Income, Inequality, and Poverty

Political Processes and Organizations

Psychological and Cognitive Theories and Processes

Research on Aging

Social Theories and Processes

Work and Retirement

Each 1,000 to 5,000-word article will include the name and affiliation of the contributor in the byline of the entry. This comprehensive project will be published by SAGE Publications and the General Editor, who will be reviewing each submission to the project, is Dr. Madonna Harrington Meyer, Syracuse University.

If you are interested in contributing to this cutting-edge reference, it is a unique opportunity to contribute to the contemporary literature, redefining sociological issues in today’s terms. Moreover, it can be a notable publication addition to your CV/resume and broaden your publishing credits. SAGE Publications, offers an honorarium ranging from SAGE book credits for smaller articles up to a free set of the printed product for contributions totaling 10,000 words or more.  

The list of available articles is already prepared, and as a next step we will e-mail you the Article List (Excel file) from which you can select topics that best fit your expertise and interests. Additionally, Style and Submission Guidelines will be provided that detail article specifications.

Please contact Kara Ward, Author Manager at Golson Media at for further information