Feminist research on law and justice

The Australian Feminist Law Journal publishes scholarship on feminist approaches to law and justice, broadly conceived. Founded in 1993, the Australian Feminist Law Journal has been an important intellectual home for feminist legal scholarship from Australia, the Asia Pacific, and beyond. The Journal welcomes high-quality submissions informed by diverse critical and feminist legal traditions, including (but not limited to): cultural and literary, Indigenous, post/de-colonial, critical race, Marxist, queer, psychoanalytic, political economy, post-structuralist, and socio-legal approaches. The Journal particularly encourages research that takes a diverse and intersectional approach to feminism by drawing on the experiences and perspectives of people and communities who are Indigenous, culturally and linguistically diverse, of colour, faith-based, differently-abled, LGBTIQA+ and/or from the Global South."

To learn more about the Journal please consult the Aims & Scope.

We publish two issues each year through Taylor & Francis, who handles subscriptions and online access.

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Call for Papers

Special Themed Issue Volume 47.2, 2021

We are seeking articles for a special issue on Translating Feminist Jurisprudence which will be published in 2021.

Submissions due

Download the PDF for more information and make your submission by 10 January 2021 to the Co-Editors, Miriam Bak McKenna and Maj Grasten.

Call for Papers for Special Issue Volume 47.2 (284kb)

Call for Papers

Special Issue Volume 47.1, June 2021

We are seeking articles for a special issue on Hygiene, Coloniality and Law which will be published in June 2021.

Submissions due

Download the PDF for more information and make your submission by 1 October 2020 to hygienecolonialitylaw@gmail.com

Call for Papers for Special Issue, Vol 47.1


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General style conventions

The Australian Feminist Law Journal uses the Oxford University Standard for the Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA). Please use this reference guide when preparing your manuscript. Submissions which do not comply with the style guide will be returned to the author.

An EndNote output style is also available to assist you.

For more information about the Journal's style conventions, please consult our instructions for authors.

Peer review policy

All articles in this journal have undergone rigorous peer review based on initial editor screening and double-anonymous refereeing by at least two expert referees. Final publishing decisions rest with the Editorial Board.

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For an up-to-date list of the AFLJ’s Editorial Board members and Advisory Board please visit Taylor & Francis Online.

Submissions and questions

Submissions should be made online via the journal's submission site.

To contact the editors with enquiries, please email: aflj@griffith.edu.au

Special Issue - Volume 45 is out now

Law's Changing Bodies: Contemporary and Historical Perspectives on Law and Embodiment

Edited by Dr Laura Griffin and Ms Linda Roland Danil

Feminist scholars and theorists have long engaged with the body and questioned its relation to law. This special issue continues this legacy, while also drawing on and contributing to more recent scholarly interest in embodiment, gender and law.