Gender Inequality

Best Best for Magazine and Journal Articles

For journal and other periodical articles, try these databases.

Especially for archaeological, historical, and classical approaches to the topic
SocINDEX with Full Text
For cultural and sociological aspects
For feminist and contemporary views of the topic
For both human and animal behaviorial aspects of the topic
For anthropological concerns
ATLA religion database with ATLASerials
For religious and ancient history topics
Biological Abstracts
For evolutionary and biological research
Academic Search Premier
A periodical database that covers current events and topics in multiple disciplines. Includes both popular and scholarly publications.


Online books available to the Ithaca College community. Geographically and/or historically specific

Call number areas

To browse the General Stacks of the library, try looking in these areas:
  • BF692-692.5 Psychology of sex. Sexual behavior
  • BF699-711 Genetic psychology
  • BF712-724.85 Developmental psychology
  • HQ1075-1075.5 Sex role
  • HQ1088-1090.7 Men
  • HQ1101-2030.7 Women. Feminism

Reference Materials

Here are reference sources found either online or in the Reference Collection on the main floor of the library:
  • Encyclopedia of sex and gender; men and women in the world's cultures. Kluwer, 2004.
    Available in the Reference Stacks: Ref HQ16 .E53 2003
  • Encyclopedia of women and gender; sex similarities and differences and the impact of society on gender. Academic Press, 2001.
    Available in the Reference Stacks: Ref HQ1115 .E43 2001
  • Women's studies encyclopedia. Greenwood Press, 1999.
    Also available in the Reference Stacks: Ref HQ1115 .W645 1999
  • Chronology of women worldwide; people, places & events that shaped women's history / Lynne Brakeman, ed. Gale, 1997.
    Available in the Reference Stacks: Ref HQ1121 .C617 1996

Contact Us

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John Henderson

Social Sciences Librarian
(607) 274-1961


And see also this list of films related to body image and sexuality.