Some sources that specifically focus on feminism and gender studies within particular disciplines are listed below:
Elgar Companion of Feminist Economics, 1999.
Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender, 2003
Encyclopedia of Women and Gender
Essays on topics from abortion to working environments.
History of Feminist Literary Criticism, 2007.
Lengthy articles on broad topics, with lists of further reading.
Oxford Handbook of Feminist Theology, 2012. BL458 .O94 2011
A good interdisciplinary search tool is Scholar Search (see the right-hand column of this page), which searches across Library resources, returning results from books, journals, and other sources. After a preliminary search in Summon, use the facets in the left-hand column to focus your search by genre, date, discipline or subject terms.
Women's and Gender Studies Indexes:
Women's Studies International
Indexes publications in women’s studies and related fields, 1972-present. Journals, news sources, web pages, dissertations, books and book chapters are included
A full text database of a mix of publications, primarily popular, that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas.
To locate a specific book, go to Advanced Search, search the title as a phrase, and click both "title" AND "left to right":
To search for books about a topic, if appropriate, break down the topic into its component subtopics, and search each subtopic in a separate box:
Look at the subject headings of relevant books to identify the exact terms used to describe your topic.
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