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Women's, Gender, and LGBT Studies

Resources for research in gender studies, women's studies, sexuality studies, and queer studies.

Gender and Sexuality in the Middle East and North Africa

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Play with subject headings (controlled vocabulary used in cataloging) to help you identify resources. For example, if you look at the subject headings in this book: Arab and Arab American feminisms : gender, violence, and belonging

  • Women,Arab -- Social conditions
  • Feminist theory

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The primary reasons for citing sources in a research paper are to give credit to the authors whose work you have drawn upon and to allow readers to track down your sources, should they wish to do so.

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