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Gender and Sexuality Studies Resources: Reference Tools

Resources for the study of gender and sexuality at Princeton University.

General Reference


Feminism and popular culture : investigating the postfeminist mystique by Rebecca Munford & Melanie Waters.  New Brunswick NJ : Rutgers University Press, 2014.  (F) HQ1190 .M86 2014


Feminism, law and religion, edited by Marie A. Failinger, Elizabeth R. Schiltz, and Susan J. Stabi.  Farnham, Surrey, England:  Ashgate, 2013.  (F)  KB526 .F46 2013.


Feminist research methods: an annotated bibliography, by Connie Miller, with Corinna Treitel.  New York: Greenwood Press, 1991.  (DR) Z7963.F44 M54 1991


Feminist theory reader : local and global perspectives, edited by Carole R. McCann and Seung-Kyung Kim..  3rd ed.  New York:  Routledge, 2013.  (F)  HQ1190 .F46346 2013  Also electronic edition through link in Main Catalog.

Introduction to library research in women’s studies, by Susan E. Searing.  Boulder: Westview Press, 1985.  (F) Z7961 .S42 1985


Reader’s guide to women’s studies, edited by Eleanor B. Amico.  Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1998.  (F) Z7961 .R43 1998

Sage handbook of feminist theory / edited by Mary Evans et al.  Los Angeles:  Sage, 2014.(F) HQ1190 .S225 2014


Women’s studies: a guide to information sources, by Sarah Carter and Maureen Ritchie.  New York: Mansell; Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 1990.  (DR) Z7961 .C37 1990


Women’s studies: a recommended bibliography, by Linda A. Krikos and Cindy Ingold.  3rd ed. Westport, Conn.: Libraries Unlimited, 2004.  (F) Z7963.F44 K75 2004


Women’s studies on the edge. edited by Joan Wallach Scott.  Durham:  Duke University Press. 2008.  (F) HQ1180 .W6878 2008.


Women’s work: a survey of scholarship by and about women, edited by Donna Musialowski Ashcraft.  New York: Haworth Press, c1998.  (F) HQ1206 .W884 1998



Blackwell Reference Online

Blackwell Reference Online

Full-text of approximately 300 humanities and social science reference books published by Blackwell.


  Blackwell Companion to Contemporary Islamic Thought

                                                Part VI: Women in Contemporary Islamic Thought


  Blackwell Dictionary of Modern Social Thought

Emancipation; Equality and Inequality; Ethnicity; Race; Racism; Stereotype


 Blackwell Companion to Modern Theology

                                Part V: Contemporary Issues, Ch. 27 “Feminism”


 Blackwell Companion to Social Inequalities


Blackwell Companion to Social Movements

Part VI:  Major Social Movements, Ch. 25 “Feminism and the Women’s   Movement: A Global Perspective”


A Companion to American Women’s History


A Companion to Art Theory

Part III: Critical Theory and Postmodernism, Ch. 31 “Feminism and Art Theory”


A Companion to Film Theory

Ch. 10 “Laura Mulvey Meets Catherine Tramell Meets the She-Man: Counter-History, Reclamation, and Incongruity in Lesbian, Gay, and Queer Film and Media Criticism”


A Companion to Gender Studies


 A Companion to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies


 A Companion to Media Studies

                                Part I: Foundations, Ch. 1 “Feminist Media Perspectives”

Part IV: Media Audiences, Ch. 15 “Resuscitating Feminist Audience Studies: Revisiting the Politics of Representation and Resistance;” Ch. 18 “Practicing Embodiment: Reality, Respect, and Issues of Gender in Media Reception”

Part V: Effects, Ch. 21 “The Appeal and Impact of Media Sex and Violence


 A Companion to 19th-Century America

                                Part IV: Race, Gender, and Ethnicity


A Companion to Post-1945 America

Part II: People and Movements, Ch.13 “Postwar Women’s History: The ‘Second Wave’ or The End of the Family Wage;”                 Ch. 14 “Sexuality and the Movements for Sexual Liberation”


 A Concise Companion to Feminist Theory


Oxford Reference Online

Oxford Reference Online

Full-text of more than 100 dictionaries and reference books published by Oxford University Press. 


Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History