Last Updated: Oct 12, 2014
American Men and Women
Call Number: Reference HC110.C6 A43
Publication Date: 2013
Examines the multidimensional lives of today's American men and women to help track and understand their evolving lifestyles. Contains demographic data on the number of males and females, their changing age distribution, rising educational attainment, and diversifying racial composition. It also examines changing attitudes, use of time, and the latest labor force projections.
Maid in America
Call Number: Multimedia HD6072.2.U52 M35 2004
Publication Date: 2004
- Women's Studies International (EBSCOhost)
Citations and abstracts are drawn from a variety of essential women's studies resources which range in coverage from classic works & core studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research.
- GenderWatch (ProQuest)
Full-text from over 125 international publications (reports, pamphlets, papers, conference proceedings) devoted to women and gender issues. Coverage: 1970 to present.
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- LGBT Life with Full Text (EBSCOhost)
This database includes citations and abstracts as well as some full text for articles, books, and reference works on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender issues. (See More Information)
- LGBT Thought and Culture (Alexander Street Press)
A collection of books, periodicals, and archival materials documenting LGBT political, social and cultural movements throughout the twentieth century and into the present day. Content includes selections from The National Archives in Kew, materials collected by activist and publisher Tracy Baim from the mid-1980s through the mid-2000s, the Magnus Hirschfeld and Harry Benjamin collections from the Kinsey Institute, periodicals such as En la Vida and BLACKlines, select rare works from notable LGBT publishers including Alyson Books and Cleis Press, as well as mainstream trade and university publishers.
- Dissertations & Theses [PQDT] (ProQuest)
Index of all doctoral dissertations and some master's theses from most North American and many European colleges and universities. Each dissertation published since July 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts. The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and some retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works. Access made possible by UW-L Student Differential Tuition.
- Vogue Archives (ProQuest)
Vogue provides a record of American and international popular culture; a unique primary source for the study of fashion, gender and modern social history. Marketing students can research the history of a brand identity by viewing every advertisement for a brand such as Revlon, Coty, Versace or Chanel between specified dates. Researchers in cultural studies and gender studies can explore themes such as body image, gender roles and social tastes from the 1890s to the present.
- Roper Center for Public Opinion Research and iPOLL (Roper)
The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research and iPOLL (Roper) is a full-text, question-level retrieval system for all United States public opinion polling firms from 1935 to the present. Users have access to a broad topical coverage of opinions and behavior on social issues, politics, pop culture, international affairs, and more. International data sets are available for immediate download as well.
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