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Women and gender studies: Feminism

This page is a brief guide to reference sources for women & gender studies held by the British Library. It is a select list only, concentrating on bibliographies, biographies, and other finding aids. Much relevant material will also be found in our online catalogues. Items marked by an asterisk are not on open access. 

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Feminist Philosophy /  Feminism

Andermahr, Sonya, Lovell, Terry, Wolkowitz, Carol. A concise glossary of feminist theory.
London: Arnold, 1997
OPL301.412
 
*Basu, Amrita. The challenge of local feminisms, women's movements in global perspective.
Boulder, Colo., Oxford: Westview Press, 1995
SPIS305.42
YC.2000.a.1140
 
*Bibliofem, Fawcett library catalogue, comprises classified catalogue, author/title catalogue and subject index.
London: City of London Polytechnic, Fawcett library, 1980-
MIC.F.137/1-3 (microfiches)
OP&SS Reading Area
 
Boles, Janet K.; Hoeveler, Diane Long. (eds.) From the Goddess to the glass ceiling, a dictionary of feminism. Lanham, London: Madison, 1996
OPL301.412
 
Boles, Janet K; Hoeveler, Diane Long. Historical dictionary of feminism. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2004
HLR305.42
 
*Cain, William E. Making feminist history, the literary scholarship of Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar. New York, London: Garland Publishing,1994
YC.1994.a.1001
 
*Caine, Barbara. English feminism 1780-1980. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Includes bibliographical references and index.
YC.1997.a.3319
 
*Curti, Lidia. Female stories, female bodies, narrative, identity and representation.
Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1998.
YC.1998.a.1263
 
Duby, Georges and Michelle Perrot.  A history of women in the West. Emerging feminism from Revolution to World War. 3 vols. Cambridge, Mass; London: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1992
HLR305.409
 
*Enloe, Cynthia. The curious feminist, searching for women in a new age of empire. Berkeley, Calif. ; London: University of California Press, 2004
m04/37885 DSC
 
*Evans, Judith. Feminist theory today: an introduction to second-wave feminism. London: Sage, 1995
YC.1995.b.6718
 
*Evans, Mary. Introducing contemporary feminist thought. Cambridge: Polity Press, 1997
YC.2000.a.10062
 
Feminist Zines. See Further Resources for Women and Gender Studies
 
Gamble, Sarah. The icon critical dictionary of feminism and postfeminism. Cambridge: Icon, 1999.
SPIS305.4203j
 
Gardner, Catherine Villanueva. Historical dictionary of feminist philosophy. Lanham, Md.; Oxford: Scarecrow Press, 2006
HLR305.42
 
Giele, Janet Zollinger. Two paths to women's equality, temperance, suffrage, and the origins of modern feminism. New York, London: Twayne, 1995.
SPIS305.420973
 
Gluck, Sherna Berger; Patai, Daphne. (eds.) Women's words, the feminist practice of oral history. Includes index. New York; London: Routledge, 1991.
HUS305.40722
 
*Harris, Geraldine. Feminist futures? : theatre, performance, theory. Basingstoke: Palgrove Macmillan, 2006
YC.2006.a.14281
 
*Hartsock, Nancy C.M. The feminist standpoint revisited and other essays.
Boulder, Colo.; Oxford: Westview Press. 1998.
YC.1998.b.5037
 
*Heywood, Leslie, Drake Jennifer (eds.) Third wave agenda: being feminist, doing feminism Minneapolis; London: University of Minnesotta Press,1997
YC.2000.a.10083
 
Humm, Maggie, The dictionary of feminist theory. New York: Prentice Hall; London: Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1995.
HLR305.42
 
Jaggar, Alison M, & Iris Marion Young. A Companion to Feminist Philosophy. (Blackwell companions to philosophy Vol.13.) Malden, Mass; Oxford: Blackwell. 1998.
HLR305.42
 
*Judith Butler's precarious politics: critical encounters, edited by Terrell Carver and Samuel A. Chambers. London: Routledge, 2008
SPIS305.4201
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Kester-Shelton, Pamela. (ed.) Feminist writers, with an introductory foreword by Hortense Spillers. Includes bibliographical references and indexes. Detroit: St James Press, 1996.
HLR305.42
 
Landes, Joan B. (ed.) Feminism, the public and the private. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1998.
SPIS305.42
 
*Long, Judy. Telling women's lives, subject/narrator/text.
New York, London: New York Press, 1999
YC.1999.a.6638
 
*Miller, Connie. Feminist research methods, an annotated bibliography, with Corinna Treitel. (Bibliographies and indexes in women's studies, number 13). New York; London: Greenwood Press, 1991.
2725.e.1816
 
*Miitchell, Allyson (et al.) Turbo chicks, talking young feminisms. Toronto: Sumach Press, 2001
YA.2002.a.8141
 
*n.paradoxa, international feminist art journal, Vol.1 1998-
London: 1998.
ZC.9.a.5141
 
Richardson, Laurel, Taylor, Verta and Whittier, Nancy. Feminist frontiers 5. Boston, Mass.; London: McGraw Hill, 2000
SPIS305.420973
 
Rogers, Mary F. Contemporary feminist theory, a text/reader.
Boston, Mass.; London: McGraw-Hill 1998.
SPIS305.4201
 
Schmittroth, Linda. Statistical record of women worldwide.
New York, London: Gale Research, 1995
OPL301.412
 
*Scott, Gillian. Feminism and the politics of working women: the Women's Co-operative Guild, 1880s to the Second World War. London: UCL Press, 1998
YC.1998.a.1931
98/14451 DSC
 
*Singh, Sushila. Feminism, theory, criticism, analysis. Delhi: Pencraft International 1997
YA.1998.a.11241
 
*Taylor, Barbara. Mary Wollstonecraft and the feminist imagination.Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
YA.2003.a.10760
 
*Tong, Rosemarie. Feminist thought, a more comprehensive introduction. Boulder, Colo., Oxford: Westview Press, 1998
YC.2001.a.15064
 
*Warhol, Robyn R. & Herndl, Diane Price. Feminisms: an anthology of literary theory and criticism.
Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1997.
YC.1998.b.3509
 
Watson, Llewellyn G. Feminism and women's issues, an annotated bibliography and research guide. Llewellyn Watson with the assistance of Janet P. Sentner.
New York; London: Garland Pub. 1990.
HLR305.42
 
*Whelehan, Imelda. Modern feminist thought: from the second-wave to post feminism. Edinburgh University Press, 1995
YC.1995.a.4515
96/10143 DSC
 
Women's rights, 1850-1995, an educational CD-ROM based on articles from The Times.
Newspaper Library Reading Room
 
 
 

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