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Top journals, databases, and books in the areas of gender, men's, and women's studies--brought to you by the library.
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Books in the Library

Click on a subject to see a list of books in our library on that topic. Newest books are listed first.

Selected Journals

The following are just some of the gender and women's studies journals to which the library offers access. Note: some journals have a so-called embargo, meaning that the most recent issues are not available. If you find an article that you'd like to read, but we don't have access to it, you can request a free copy via Interlibrary Loan (usually takes 1-7 days to arrive).

  • Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice
    Spans topics in the humanities & social sciences, with concentrations in anthropology, musicology, history, religion, cultural & area studies, sociology, law, & literature.
  • Camera Obscura: A Journal of Feminism and Film Theory
    Provides innovative feminist perspectives on film, television, & visual media. Includes debates, essays, interviews, & summary pieces which encompass a wide spectrum of media practices.
  • Columbia Journal of Gender and Law
    A law journal devoted to original scholarship on the interaction between gender and law.
  • differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies
    Focuses on the way concepts & categories of difference--notably but not exclusively gender--operate within culture.
  • Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy
    An annual interdisciplinary journal devoted to gender issues in the context of law and public policy with emphasis on practical analysis
  • Feminist Economics
    Covers different perspectives & intellectual traditions in economics.
  • Feminist Formations
    Feminist Formations (formerly the NWSA Journal), publishes the most up-to-date, interdisciplinary, multicultural feminist scholarship linking feminist theory with teaching and activism.
  • Feminist Legal Studies
    Contains articles, essay reviews, book reviews & case-notes on aspects of law, legal theory & legal practice relevant to feminist work.
  • Feminist Review
    The major women's studies journal in Britain including articles on contemporary feminist analysis, changing political issues and book reviews.
  • Feminist Studies
    Articles that focus on women's experience and on gender as a category of analysis of a critical, scholarly, speculative and political nature, poetry and art, reports from the women's movement and strategies for change.
  • Frontiers
    Frontiers is one of the oldest and most respected feminist journals in the United States.
  • Gay & Lesbian Issues & Psychology Review
    GLIP Review aims to encourage research that challenges the stereotypes and assumptions of pathology that have often inhered to research on lesbians and gay men (amongst others)
  • Gay & Lesbian Review Worldwide
    Provides a forum for discussion & analysis of contemporary gay, lesbian & bisexual ideas & literature.
  • Gender & History
    Examines changing conceptions of gender, and maps the dialogue between femininities, masculinities and their historical contexts.
  • Gender & Society
    Journal covering theory and research in the study of gender as a primary social category and its relationship to social order; emphasizing the study of gender and feminist scholarship.
  • Gender and Development
    Since 1993, Gender and Development has aimed to promote, inspire, and support development policy and practice, which furthers the goal of equality between women and men. This journal has a readership in over 90 countries and uses clear accessible language.
  • Gender and Education
    Articles and viewpoints from around the world which contribute to feminist knowledge, theory, consciousness, action, and debate.
  • Gender Issues
    Peer reviewed articles on basic and applied research on the relationships between men and women; on similiarities & differences in socialization, personality, & behavior; & on the changing roles of women around the world. (Formerly Feminist Issues.)
  • Gender, Place & Culture: A Journal of Feminist Geography
    Focuses on articles in geography and related disciplines concerned with gender issues. Highlights the relevance of geographical research to feminism and women's studies.
  • GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies
    Providing a much-needed forum for interdisciplinary discussion, GLQ publishes scholarship, criticism, and commentary in areas as diverse as law, science studies, religion, political science, and literary studies
  • Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy
    Articles intended to encourage and communicate many different kinds of feminist philosophy.
  • International Feminist Journal of Politics
    Covers how politics are influenced by women's issues.
  • Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion
    The Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion, the oldest interdisciplinary, inter-religious feminist academic journal in religious studies, is a channel for the publication of feminist scholarship in religion and a forum for discussion and dialogue among women and men of differing feminist perspectives.
  • Journal of Gender Studies
    Interdisciplinary journal publishing articles relating to gender from a feminist perspective.
  • Journal of Gender, Race, and Justice
    Provides a focus on race, sex, class, religion, and other subjects.
  • Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism
    Provides a forum for the finest scholarship & creative work by & about women of color in U.S. & international contexts.
  • NWSA Journal (National Women's Studies Association)
    (Now known as Feminist Formations.) An interdisciplinary, multicultural, feminist journal publishing scholarly articles of interest to women's studies teachers, researchers, and others who are concerned with feminist issues.
  • Signs
    Recognized as the leading international journal in women's studies, Signs has since 1975 been at the forefront of new directions in feminist scholarship
  • Studies in Gender and Sexuality
    Provides new research & studies in gender & sexuality.
  • thirdspace: a journal of feminist theory and culture
    thirdspace is a peer-reviewed journal, offering work in English and French, that aims to presents the best in scholarship on feminist theory and culture.
  • Wagadu
    A journal of transnational women's and gender studies.

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