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The articles below will give you an idea of the kinds of issues covered in gender studies courses and possibly even provide you with an idea for a paper topic of your own.
- Rethinking men's health and illness: the relevance of gender studies. - This document (the introductory chapter in a book that explores men's health and illness in terms of gender, power, and the body) explains the relevance of gender studies to rethinking the relationship between masculinity and health/illness and outlines the following chapters.
- 5 Reasons You Should Major In Women's Studies
- Making the Invisible Visible - If you think nobody needs a women’s and gender studies class, you need a women’s and gender studies class.
- Introduction to the Special Issue: Defining Gender, Relationships, and Power
- The problem of gender for Women's Studies
- How college athletics are hurting girls' sports : the pay-to-play pipeline - This book looks closely at college sports and how they shape the athletic and personal landscape for girls and young women
- Journal of gender studies - Interdisciplinary journal by Hull Centre for Gender Studies, publishing articles relating to gender from a feminist perspective.
- Studies in gender and sexuality - Provides new research & studies in gender & sexuality.
Black women, gender and families - Black Women, Gender & Families analyzes, develops, and furthers Black Women's Studies paradigms. It centers the study of Black women and gender within the critical discourses of history, the social sciences, and the humanities. Second, this journal provides an Africana/Black Studies and Women's Studies cross-field and interdisciplinary venue for Black womanist and Black feminist theories, methodologies, and analyses. Third, it more fully integrates gender as an analytic category, and strengthens Black Women's Studies as a paradigm for studying black women, gender, families, and communities—especially policy-related issues within the broader disciplines of Black Studies and Women's Studies. Fourth, this journal provides the space for interdisciplinary, comparative/transnational studies of Global Africa/the African Diaspora and other women, families, and communities of color, using Black Women's Studies frameworks.
BWGF is peer-reviewed and published in collaboration with the African American Studies and Research Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.