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Women's & Gender Studies: Databases

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When searching our literature databases, this link will take you to the full-text of journal articles available online through our SU Library subscriptions.

Islamic Feminism

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Core literature databases for Women's & Gender Studies

  • Contemporary Women's Issues
    Full-text articles on a broad range of women's issues, bringing together such disciplines as sociology, psychology, health, education, child and family studies, marriage and family therapy, aging, gerontology and human rights.

  • Ethnic Newswatch
    Full-text articles from newspapers and periodicals published by the ethnic and minority press in America.

  • GenderWatch
    Full-text publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas.

  • Godey's Lady's Book
    In addition to extensive fashion descriptions and plates, the early issues included biographical sketches, articles about mineralogy, handcrafts, female costume, the dance, equestrienne procedures, health & hygiene, recipes & remedies, etc.

  • Studies on Women & Gender Abstracts
    Coverage includes education, employment, women in the family and community, medicine and health, female sex and gender role socialization, social policy, the social psychology of women, female culture, media treatment of women, biography, literary criticism and historical studies.

  • Women and Social Movements in the United States
    Women and Social Movements in the United States brings together books, images, documents, scholarly essays, commentaries, and bibliographies, documenting the multiplicity of women's reform activities.

  • Women Writers Online
    Women Writers Project texts currently available online, covering a period from 1400 to 1850.

  • Women Studies International
    Includes materials ranging from core writings to ground-breaking feminist scholarship in the areas of sociology, history, political science & economy, public policy, international relations, gender studies, arts & humanities, business and education.

Other important databases for specific paper topics