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International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family
Publication Date: 2003
Includes articles specific to countries and to religious traditions, examining the history of family life within these cultures and discussing how families have been affected by political and social change.
Encyclopedia of Sociology
Online version of the five volume, 2nd edition (2000) of Macmillan's standard encyclopedia. It provides a scholarly introduction to the field.
The Encyclopedia of Sociology is in the Ready Reference Section, or use the linked title to access the full text online.
Biography in Context
Information on people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. Includes content from dozens of published reference works and hundreds of periodicals.
Biography Reference Bank
Offers the in-depth, original profiles from the Current Biography and World Authors series, the thorough periodical coverage of Biography Index and the specialist biographical content of Junior Authors & Illustrators. It provides biographical full-text articles, page images and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals.
Biography Reference Center
This database offers a collection of full-text biographies and unique narrative biographies. Including coverage for several of the most popular and heavily-researched biographies and genres, including those contained within Biography Today and Biography (both dating back to the first issue published).
Full text of annual summaries of scholarship in over three dozen academic disciplines.
Encyclopedia of Prostitution and Sex Work
Call Number: REF HQ115 .E53 2006
Publication Date: 2006-08-01
Encyclopedia of Rape
Call Number: Lilly Library Reference (HV6558 .E53 2004 )
Publication Date: 2004-08-30
Offers 185 key entries covering the historical scope and magnitude of the issue in the United States and globally.
Information on Women by Country
CIA World Fact Book
Good overviews, including maps, of most of the countries in the world.
A compilation of data on key gender topics from national statistics agencies, United Nations databases, and World Bank-conducted or funded surveys.
U.S. Census Bureau: International Data Base
The U.S. Census Bureau mounts an International Data Base (IDB) with data from 227 countries on population, number of births per mother, etc. and has a page of links to official statistical agencies in other countries.
Woman Stats Projects
Compiles information about worldwide women's issues such as health, security, legal concerns, etc. Includes 260 data variable for 174 countries.
To search users must create a free account.
Broad Country Overviews
Feminist Theories and Philosophies
Gender and Women's Leadership
Call Number: REF HQ1233 .G452 2010
Publication Date: 2010
New Dictionary of the History of Ideas
Publication Date: 2004
A survey of the history of Western thought and culture that explores the origin, cultural interpretations, and historical themes of such subjects as beauty, love, feminism, diversity, and social capital, among many others. Experts from various disciplines examine major developments in intellectual history during the past 30 years reflecting all aspects of knowledge from a global and gender-inclusive perspective, allowing readers to trace ideas and concepts across culture and time periods.
International Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinities
Call Number: Lilly Library Reference (HQ1090 .I58 2007 )
Publication Date: 2007-07-18
Comprehensive guide to the current state of scholarship about men, masculinities, and gender around the world. Composed of over 350 free-standing entries written from their individual perspectives by eminent scholars in their fields.
Call Number: Lilly Library Reference (HQ1090.3 .A453 2004 )
Publication Date: 2003-10-14
A Historical Encyclopedia explores the wide range of identities and experiences that have defined men and masculinity in the United States from pre-Columbian times to the present. In more than 250 articles--analyzes American manhood through historical eras and events; sexuality and the body; cultural icons and symbols; attitudes and behaviors; work and leisure; institutions and organizations; controversial issues and movements; key figures; family and the life cycle; literature, film, theater, and art; theories and concepts; and identities based on race, ethnicity, class, age, and region. Each entry includes suggestions for further reading and a list of other articles with additional information on a topic.
The Encyclopedia of Queer Myth, Symbol and Spirit
Call Number: Lilly Library Reference (BL795.H6 C65 1997 )
Publication Date: 1997-06-01
Routledge International Encyclopedia of Queer Culture
Publication Date: 2006
Call Number: Lilly Library Reference (HQ75 .H63 1997 )
Publication Date: 1998-02-01
The Queer Encyclopedia of the Visual Arts
Call Number: Lilly Library Reference (N72.H64 Q44 2004 )
Publication Date: 2004-05-26
Encyclopedia of Contemporary LGBTQ Literature of the United States
Call Number: Lilly Library Reference (PS153.S39 E53 2009 )
Publication Date: 2009-07-01
The Gay and Lesbian Atlas
Call Number: Lilly Library Reference (HQ76.3.U6 G355 2004 )
Publication Date: 2004-05-01
Reader's Guide to Lesbian and Gay Studies
Call Number: Lilly Library Reference (HQ75.15 .R43 2000 )
Publication Date: 2000-03-01
Encyclopedia of Gay Histories and Cultures
Call Number: Lilly Library Reference (HQ75.13 .G37 2000 )
Publication Date: 1999-12-01
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