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POL GEN 4175 - Women and Politics

This guide provides ready access to the best resources for locating scholarly research on women and politics. Examples are provided for each resource to demonstrate the most efficient way to locate relevant information.

Gender Studies Database

Gender Studies Database

Pro – a database with a good focus on women

Pro – subject searching, abstract searching, Boolean operators, truncation

Pro – can limit to peer-reviewed journals

Con – focused primarily on gender studies issues

Con – can’t limit to empirical (research) articles


Gender Studies Database example – women and politics and the United States


Gender Studies Database search example - women and politics in the United States

Gender Studies Database - limiting by Subject Terms and to peer reviewed journals