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Gender Studies

Selected Encyclopedias

Most encyclopedias, if in print (as opposed to online), are located on the main floor of Stauffer Library, in the Reference Collection. There are other specialized encyclopedias relevant to gender studies that are not listed on this guide, so you may want to browse the shelves in the HQ range or search for your general topic in QCAT, adding in <encyclopedia> as an additional keyword.
 
Continuum Complete International Encyclopedia of Sexuality (editor Francoeur)
REF HQ21.I68 2004
This is an updated volume to: 
International Encyclopedia of Sexuality (1997-2001; 4 vols)
Most, if not all, countries in the world are listed and include discussions on a variety of topics including: contraception, sexuality education, character and gender roles, and more.
 
Encyclopedia of Gender and Society
REF HQ1115 .E54 2009 (2 volumes)
 
Encyclopedia of Women and Gender: Sex Similarities and Differences and the Impact of Society on Gender
REF HQ1115.E43 2001
 
Encyclopedia of Women Social Reformers
REF HQ1236.R29 2001 (2 volumes)
Profiles 400 women from 64 countries. 
 
Gay Histories and Cultures: An Encyclopedia
REF HQ75.13.G37 2000

glbtq archives 

Greenwood Encyclopedia of Women's Issues Worldwide
REF HQ1115.G74 2003 (6 volumes)

Lesbian Histories and Cultures: An Encyclopedia (online)
REF HQ75.5.L4395 2000

LGBTQ America Today: An Encyclopedia
REF HQ73.3.U6 L43 2009

Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History

Routledge International Encyclopedia of Queer Culture
REF HQ76.96.R68 2006
 
 
Women's Movement Today: An Encyclopedia of Third-wave Feminism
REF HQ1115.W644 2006 (2 volumes)
 
Women's Studies Encyclopedia (revised and expanded edition; ed. Tierney)
REF HQ1115.W645 1999 (3 volumes)

Dictionaries

Dictionary of Feminist Theory
REF HQ1115.H86 1995t

Dictionary of Gender Studies

The Dictionary of Homophobia: A Global History of Gay & Lesbian Experience
REF HQ76.4 D5313 2008

Fifty Key Concepts in Gender Studies
HQ1180.P55 2004

A Glossary of Feminist Theory
REF HQ1190.A53 1997

Historical Dictionary Of Feminism
REF HQ1115.B65 1996