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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.

Sociological Abstracts

Sociological Abstracts

Pro – a large database focused on the social sciences

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

Pro – can limit to peer-reviewed journals

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


Sociological Abstracts example - woman and politics and the United States

Sociological Abstracts search example - women and politics in the United States



Sociological Abstracts - limiting to subject and peer reviewed journals