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Gender and Sexuality Studies Resources: Almanacs and Statistics

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


The American woman. New York : W.W. Norton, c1987- (annual)  (F) HQ1402 .A52 Current volume in: (DR)


The European women’s almanac, by Paula Snyder.  New York: Columbia University Press, 1992.  (SPR) HQ1587 .S69 1992


St. James Press gay & lesbian almanac, edited by Neil Schlager.  Detroit: St. James Press, c1998.  (F) HQ76.3.U5 S75 1998


Women’s firsts, edited by Caroline Zilboorg.  Detroit: Gale Research, c1997.  (F) CT3203 .W66 1996



American women: who they are & how they live, by the New Strategist editors.  2nd ed. Ithaca, N.Y.: New Strategist Publications, c2002.  (Recap) HQ1421 .A486 2002


Gender roles: a handbook of tests and measures, by Carole A. Beere.  New York: Greenwood Press, 1990.  (RECAP) HM253 .B43 1990


The Penguin atlas of women in the world, by Joni Seager.  4th ed., completely rev. and updated.  New York: Penguin Books, 2009.  (SSRC) G1046.E1 S4 2009


Statistical handbook on women in America.  Compiled and edited by Cynthia M. Taeuber.  2nd ed.  Phoenix, Ariz.: Oryx Press, 1996.  (SPIA) HQ1420 .T34 1996


Statistical record of women worldwide.  Compiled and edited by Linda Schmittroth.  Detroit : Gale Research, c1991-  (F) (SPIA) HQ1101 .S73


United Nations women’s indicators and statistics database.  (DSS) Study no. 5001 This data is available on CD or Diskette. To use a CD-ROM weekdays between 8:15 am - 5 pm please ask for assistance from an SSRC staff member (offices are along the back wall in the SSRC section on the A-floor) or at the Trustees Reading Room Desk (1st Floor). For other times, you can prearrange by emailing with the study name and number or in the case of a government document the title and the SuDoc Number.


U.S. women’s interest groups: institutional profiles, edited by Sarah Slavin.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1995.  (DR) HQ1904 .U2 1995


The women’s health data book: a profile of women’s health in the United States.  Edited by Dawn Misra.  3rd ed.  Washington, D.C.: Jacobs Institute of Women’s Health; Menlo Park, Calif.: The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, c2001.  (SPR) RA408.W65 W663 2001


See also: Data on Women and Gender