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WOMS 287 Women in Society: Social Issues

Suggested Resources for typical issues about Women in the United States

We also have several Opposing Viewpoints books or partial books in the library collection. To find more, type "opposing viewpoints" (using quotation marks for the phrase) AND  the other concept of interest, i.e. "women" or "gender" in the Library Catalog

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Suggested Resources for typical issues about Women in other Countries

People of the World

These works include a concise description of people groups covering key facts on population, family structure, language, education, industry, religion, and many more. 

Individual titles:

These are only suggestions. The library has many more titles about women and related topics than what will be found with these specific searches. In addition to these suggestions, try adding the name of specific countries or regions. Always use quotation marks around multi-word nouns or phrases identified as relevant subject headings.

Keyword searches:

"world politics" AND women

"developing countries" AND women

also try culture and the country or region, i.e. culture AND china or culture AND "south america"

Likewise, add the country or region to these search words, using quotation marks for phrases:

  • "social policy"
  • "social conditions"
  • "social aspects"
  • "social life and customs"
  • "gender issues"
  • "women's rights"
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