Introducing Women’s Studies International

UNB Libraries are pleased to offer a new database which will be essential to faculty and students with research interests in Women’s Studies, Gender Studies, and feminist theory and criticism.

Women’s Studies International also supports research and curriculum development in the areas of sociology, history, political science, economics, public policy, international relations, humanities, business and education.

The coverage, which dates from 1972 to present, is mostly from U.S., Canadian and British publications. Sources represented include journal articles, newspapers, newsletters, bulletins, books, book chapters, proceedings, reports, theses, dissertations, NGO studies, important websites & web documents, and grey literature.

A variety of subjects are covered including:

  • art, language & culture
  • feminist studies – theory & history
  • literary criticism
  • political/social activism
  • mental & physical health
  • violence & abusive relationships
  • prejudice & gender discrimination
  • law & legislation
  • psychology & body image
  • developing countries
  • marriage & divorce
  • women in development
  • women and the media
  • women’s rights & suffrage
  • women’s liberation movement
  • sexuality
  • lesbianism
  • reproductive rights
  • social welfare & socioeconomics
  • employment & workplace harassment
  • family & relationships
  • racial/ethnic studies
  • Victorian period
  • historical studies

Women’s Studies International can be accessed via the link from the UNB Libraries’ Indexes and Abstracts page (search under title for Women’s Studies International).