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Gender Studies

A selective guide to resources in Gender Studies at Queen's University Library

Companions and Handbooks

Companions and Handbooks are reference resources  used to locate in-depth articles written by noted experts. They typically offer thorough introductions to topics and a critical survey of the current state of scholarship in a particular field.

Selected Companions & Handbooks (Online)

The Ashgate Research Companion to Lesbian and Gay Activism

A Companion to Gender Studies

Companion to Women's and Gender Studies 

Concise Companion to Feminist Theory

Nonbinary Gender Identities: History, Culture, Resources

Routledge Companion to Feminism and Postfeminism

The Routledge Handbook of Trans Literature 

Routledge Handbook of Queer African Studies

Routledge Handbook of Gender and Feminist Geographies

Routledge Handbook of Queer Development Studies

The Routledge companion to Intersectionalities

Transgender: A Reference Handbook

Selected Companions & Handbooks (Print)

Handbook of Gender and Women's Studies
SL REF HQ1180 .H36 2006 (print)

Routledge Handbook of Sexuality Studies in East Asia
HQ21 .R876 2015 (print) Stauffer Library, 3rd floor

Routledge Handbook of Gender in South Asia
HQ1735.3 .R68 2014 (print) Stauffer Library, 3rd floor

Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class, and Gender
HT1521 .R687 2015 (print) Stauffer Library, 3rd floor


Featured Resource

Oxford Handbooks Online

Scholarly research reviews (essays) in 17 subject areas. Each Handbook offers thorough introductions to topics and a critical survey of the current state of scholarship, creating an original conception of the field and setting the agenda for new research. Handbook articles review the key issues and cutting-edge debates, as well as providing arguments for how those debates might evolve.