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Core Reference Works
Use reference works to generate ideas for projects; learn about key concepts and people; and to identify books and articles for further reading.
Encyclopedia of Gender and Society
Call Number: HQ 1115 .E54 2009 (Howe Library Reference)
Publication Date: 2009
A comprehensive, two-volume encyclopedia covering the major theories, research, people and issues in contemporary gender studies. 2 volume encyclopedia on gender in society. Over 400 entries on topics that include: Genderqueer, Intersectionality, Butch/Femme, Transgender Studies, Drag Kings, and more. Online preview is available via Google Books
Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender
Call Number: HQ 16 .E54 2007 (Howe Library Reference)
Publication Date: 2007
4 volume encyclopedia edited by Fedwa Malti-Douglas. Broad coverage that includes both a historical and global perspective.
Encyclopedia of Women and Gender by
Call Number: HQ 1115 .E53 2003 (Howe Library Reference)
Publication Date: 2001
This work discusses psychological differences in personality, cognition and behavior as well as biologically based differences between the sexes and how they impact on behaviour.
The Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History by
Call Number: HQ73 .G56 2019 (Howe Library Reference)
Publication Date: 2019
A three-volume set, The Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History provides a global view of the history of LGBTQ, covering significant figures and events worldwide.
Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women
Call Number: HQ 1115 .R69 2000 (Reference)
4 volume encyclopedia covering Women's Studies from an international perspective. Wide variety of entries each identifying key ideas and providing resources for further research.
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