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Gender Studies

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

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About this guide
  • Use this guide as a starting point for conducting research in Gender Studies
  • As Gender Studies is interdisciplinary,  consider viewing resources in fields that may intersect with your research (see examples of related guides on right for some examples or view all library research subject guides disciplines)

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Digitized primary sources

Gender Identity and Social Change 
Primary sources documenting the changing representations and lived experiences of gender roles and relations from the nineteenth century to the present. This expansive collection offers sources for the study of women's suffrage, the feminist movement, the men’s movement, employment, education, the body, the family, and government and politics.

Food and Drink in History
From feast to famine, explore primary source material documenting the story of food and drink throughout history. The materials in this collection illustrate the deep links between food and identity, politics and power, gender, race and socio-economic status, as well as charting key issues around agriculture, nutrition and food production.



The Routledge Handbook of Trans Literature (2024)
 Examines the intersection of transgender studies and literary studies, bringing together essays from global experts in the field. 



The Routledge Companion to Intersectionalities (2023)
An outstanding reference source to the key contemporary analytic in feminist thought comprising over fifty chapters by a diverse, international and interdisciplinary team of contributors