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Feminism: Background Information

Offers access to print and online resources and strategies of research on feminist issues, theories and events.

Subject Encyclopedias

For subject specific encyclopedias or encyclopedia articles on feminism or  issues regarding feminist theory, your best bet is to search through the SU Libraries' SUMMON database, using the term feminism or "feminist theory" and then refining the searchas a subject and to reference books as a "content type" and then limit to the newest sources.


Print and Online Sources for Background Information

Online Resources

CQ Researcher Plus Archive - An encyclopedia addressing national and global policy issues.

CREDO Reference - A collection of online reference books.


Print Resources

International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences H41 .I58 2001 v. 1-26 REF

Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women HQ 1115 .R69 2000 v. 1-4 REF