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Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies by Nancy A. Naples (Editor-In-Chief); Renee C. Hoogland (Associate Editor); Maithree Wickramasinghe (Associate Editor); Angela Wong (Editor); Wai Ching Angela Wong (Associate Editor)The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies provides an invaluable resource for students and scholars in the overlapping areas of gender, feminist, queer, masculinity, and sexuality studies; and acknowledges the growing interdisciplinary impact of these fields. Edited by a first rate team of geographically diverse scholars drawn from disciplines across the social sciences and humanities with international reputations in the field Entries are written in an approachable and accessible manner and include a short bibliography and a list of cross-references Unique in its interdisciplinary approach across allied social sciences including sociology, anthropology, cultural studies, economics, literary studies, politics, history, and psychology as well as the fields of women's, gender and sexuality studies Attention paid to the identification and inclusion of feminist activism, regional and national diversity, international context, social policy, economics, non-governmental organizations and key term 5 Volumes www.genderandsexualityencyclopedia.com
Call Number: Available Online
Publication Date: 2016-05-09
Article Indexes and Databases for Sexuality Research
Trying to determine which database is best for your area of sexuality research can sometimes prove to be the most difficult part of the research process. Here is a selection of databases which have been found to have excellent interdisciplinary coverage of topics related to sexuality research.
Note: These databases are available through a Vanderbilt Libraries' subscription. If you are not a current Vanderbilt student, faculty or staff member, you should consult with your local library for comparable databases.
Combines Women's Studies International and Men's Studies databases with the coverage of sexual diversity issues. Professional journals, conference papers, books, book chapters, government reports, discussion and working papers, theses & dissertations, websites, etc.
Index of international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Abstracts of journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, conference papers, and citations to book reviews.
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Finding more articles
Sexuality research takes place in many disciplines with researchers from the sciences, social sciences, and humanities contributing to the field.
Therefore you could potentially find information on sexuality research in any article database/search engine.
For example if you are interested in sexual health issues you would want to use a health/medical database such as PubMed. If you were studying sexuality across cultures you would probably want to search an Anthropology database such as Anthrosource.
Librarians at Vanderbilt have designated key databases for a variety of fields of study. To get started, go to Find articles & databases and choose the subject that is closest to the area of your research topic.
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