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Gender & Women's Studies

A Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic Gender & Women's Studies.

Background Information

Gender and Women's Studies explores "how gender, in concert with other relations of power, is so often at the core of the philosophical assumptions underlying our interpretations of the nature and meaning of social processes, aesthetic movements, 'private' feelings, and political exercises" (The Department of Gender and Women's Studies at the U of I). Use the following sources to learn more about Gender and Women's Studies.