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Introduction to Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies: Secondary Sources

Welcome! This research guide is designed for students doing research on women, gender, and sexuality. Use the tabs along the top edge of this box to find information on articles, books and primary sources.

Secondary Sources Available Online

These resources are available online--simply enter the author or title in the ZSR search box:

Davis, Kathy, Mary S. Evans and Judith Lorber. Handbook of Gender and Women's Studies. SAGE Publications, 2006.

DeLuzio, Crista. Women's Rights: People and Perspectives. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2010.

Enke, Anne. Transfeminist Perspectives in and beyond Transgender and Gender Studies. Temple University Press, 2012.

Evans, Mary and Carolyn Williams. Gender: The Key Concepts. Taylor and Francis, 2013.

Kleinberg, Jay S., Eileen Boris, and Vicki L. Ruiz, Editors. The Practice of U.S. Women's History: Narratives, Intersections, and Dialogues. Rutgers University Press, 2007.

Lerner, Gerda. Living with History / Making Social Change. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009.

Orr, Catherine M., Braithwaite, Ann, and Diane Lichtenstein. Rethinking Women's and Gender Studies. Taylor and Francis, 2012.

Payne, Elizabeth Anne. Writing Women's History: A Tribute to Anne Firor Scott. University Press of Mississippi, 2011.

White, Deborah Gray. Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2008.

(Note, these may require a WFU id and password)


Secondary Sources Available in ZSR Library

Berger, Michele Tracy and Cheryl Radeloff. Transforming Scholarship: Why Women's and Gender Studies Students are Changing Themselves and the World.

Buss, Helen M. and Marlene Kadar. Working in Women's Archives: Researching Women's Private Literature and Archival Documents.  Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2001.  (PR9188 W685 2001)

Heywood, Leslie. The Women's Movement Today: An Encyclopedia of Third-Wave Feminism. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2006.  (HQ1115 W644 2006)

Howard, Angela and Frances M. Kavenik. Handbook of American Women's History. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2000.  (HQ1410 H36 2000)

Howe, Florence. The Politics of Women's Studies: Testimony from the Thirty Founding Mothers. New York: Feminist Press, 2000.  (HQ1181 U5 P65 2000)

Kerber, Linda K. and Jane Sherron De Hart. Women's America: Refocusing the Past. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.  (HQ1426 W663 2000)

MacNabb, Elizabeth L. Transforming the Disciplines: A Women's Studies Primer. New York: Haworth Press, 2001.  (HQ1180 T73 2001)

Women in Global Society--Secondary Sources

Allen, Donna; Rush, Ramona R. and Susan J. Kaufman. Women Transforming Communications: Global Intersections. (P94.5 W65 W683 1996).

Chandler, Robin M., Fuller, Linda, and Lihua Wang. Women, War, and Violence: Personal Perspectives and Global Activism. Palgrave MacMillan, 2010. (JZ6405.W66 W66 2010)

Chin, Christine B. Cosmopolitan Sex Workers: Women and Migration in a Global City. (HQ241 A5 C45 2013)

Engel, Barbara Alpern. Women in Russia, 1700-2000.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004.  (HV1662 E54 2004)

Henderson, Sarah and Alana S. Jeydel. Participation and Protest: Women and Politics in a Global World. (HQ1236 H42 2007)

Jacobson, David. Of Virgins and Martyrs: Women and Sexuality in Global Conflict. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013. (HQ1075 .J34 2013)

Morrow, Colette and Terri Ann Fredrick, Editors. Getting In Is Not Enough: Women and the Global Workplace, 2012

Nouraie-Simone, Fereshteh. On Shifting Ground: Muslim Women in the Global Era. (HQ1170 O6 2005)

Paludi, Michele Antoinette and Coates, Breena E.  Women as Transformational Leaders: From Grassroots to Global interests. Santa Barbara: Praeger, 2011. (HD6054.3 .W635 2011)

Rupp, Leila J. Sapphistries: A Global History of Love between Women. New York: New York University Press, 2009.  (HQ75.5 .R87 2009)

Saldivar-Hull, Sonia. Feminism on the Border: Chicana Gender Politics and Literature. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000.  (PS374 M4837 S25 2000)


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