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Gender Studies Subject Guide: Background info & articles

Key information resources to support students of Gender Studies.

Journal articles


Library databases are specialized search tools containing information about reliable, published works such as scholarly journal articles. Databases can also provide access to primary sources in a variety of formats.

Below are links to the Library's subject databases relevant to Gender Studies:

Reference sources

Finding background information

When you are new to a topic, library-subscribed reference sources can help you define key terms and gain a general understanding. These are similar to Wikipedia, except that they are more authoritative. You can use such sources in your assignments with confidence.

Here are some reference sources that are relevant to Gender Studies:


General reference sources


Reference sources on gender and Chinese societies