GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES PATHFINDER
This pathfinder is intended to help users locate sources of information in the area of Gender and Development Studies. The interdisciplinary nature of this area of study offers challenges to the beginning researcher. This guide will introduce some helpful resources to get you started.
Resource directory for gender related topics.
Issues of gender and citizenship, however, are not limited to legal issues..... of subject positions defined by gender, ethnicity, race, class and religion.
Provides indexing and abstracting for more than 9,500 journals, with full-text coverage for more than 5,500 titles. Covers a wide range of areas of academic study from the sciences to the arts.
A citation indexing database covering more than 8500 peer-reviewed journals in science (also includes arts & humanities and social sciences).
Electronic Forums & Blogs
A blog to facilitate the communication of the Feminist Theory and Gender Studies Section (FTGSS) of the International Studies Association (ISA) concerning their research, activities, conferences, and thoughts.
Advancing Women in Leadership Online Journal
Advancing Women in Leadership represents the first on-line professional, refereed journal for women in leadership.
AFFILIA: Journal of Women and Social Work is the only scholarly social work journal to address the concerns of social workers and their clients from a feminist point of view.
Full Text Coverage: 1999 – Present
Journal published by department for Gender Studies.
Feminist Economics is a peer-reviewed journal that provides an open forum for dialogue and debate about feminist economic perspectives.
Full Text Coverage: 2000 - Present
Gender forum is an electronic journal dedicated to the discussion of women's and gender studies.
Gender & Society gives access to the latest theory on the social and structural implications of gender through a multidisciplinary approach.
Full Text Coverage: 1999 – present
Gender and Development
The journal focuses specifically on international gender and development issues, and explores the connections between gender and development initiatives, and feminist perspectives.
Gender and History
This is an international journal for research and writing on the history of femininity and masculinity and of gender relations.
A peer-reviewed academic journal publishing essays about gender and sexuality in relation to social, political, artistic, and economic concerns.
Intersections: Gender, History and Culture in the Asian Context
Intersections electronic journal emphasises the
paramount importance of research into the multiple historical and cultural,
gender and sexuality patterns in
A journal of culture and African women studies.
Journal of International Women’s Studies
The Journal of International Women’s Studies is an on-line, open-access, peer reviewed journal that provides a forum for the exploration of the relationship between feminist theory and various forms of organizing.
Men and Masculinities presents peer-reviewed empirical and theoretical scholarship grounded in the most current theoretical perspectives within gender studies, including feminism, queer theory and multiculturalism.
Full Text Coverage: 1999 – present
The Scholar and Feminist
A forum for scholars, activists, and artists whose work articulates the ever-evolving role of feminism in struggles for social justice.
is a peer-reviewed journal, offering work in English and French, that aims to presents the best in scholarship on feminist theory and culture.
Gender-Related Electronic Forums
Is an annotated, frequently-updated, award-winning listing of publicly-accessible e-mail discussion forums (also known as "lists" or "listservs") related to women or to women-focused gender issues?
Electronic Forums of Interest to Women
An annotated collection of over 200 women's issues and gender studies email lists. As well as academic subjects topics include religion and spirituality lists, health lists, motherhood lists, and women’s studies lists.
GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
African Centre for Gender and Development
A division of the United Nations Economic Commission for
CAFRA is a regional network of feminists, individual researchers, activists and women’s organisations that define feminist politics as a matter of both consciousness and action. We are committed to understanding the relationship between the oppression of women and other forms of oppression in the society, and we are working actively for change.
by Johnetta Cole
Some ideas about gender,
culture and Caribbean development are proposed ... how development in
Gender and Development
Women won’t wait
It is an international coalition of organizations and networks working to promote women’s health and human rights in the struggle to address HIV and AIDS and end all forms of violence against women and girls.
AND DEVELOPMENT IN
A STORY OF GROWING PROSPERITY BUT INCREASING INEQUALITIES
26 and 27, 2000
The Gender Workshop for the Latin American and Caribbean
(LAC) region held in
Gender and HIV/AIDS
UNIFEM, in collaboration with UNAIDS, has developed this comprehensive gender and HIV/AIDS web portal to provide up-to-date information on the gender dimensions of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
Gender Equality +
UNESCO’s experience in promoting gender equality
Seguino, Stephanie (2003): Why are women in the
This paper uses aggregate data to explore macroeconomic factors that contribute to gender differentials in unemployment.
THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES ON GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT
Edited by Jane L. Parpart, M. Patricia Connelly, and V. Eudine Barriteau
It explores the evolution of gender and development theory.
United Nations Development Programme
The focus is UNDP’s work to ensure equality of opportunity.
Women Watch is the central gateway to information and resources on the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women throughout the United Nations system.
The World Bank. Gender and Development
This is a World Bank site and its’ main aim is to address a broad range of gender issues across the continents.
Gender in Caribbean
Development: Papers Presented at the Inaugural Seminar Gender in Caribbean
Development: Papers Presented at the Inaugural Seminar of the University
MEN AND MASCULINITIES
The article deals with the dominance of females and the marginalisation of the male in modern society.
Masculinity in the Caribbean: Facing a Future without Guarantees by
Working paper based on a lecture delivered by Dr. Lewis on Nov. 14, 2003 in a lecture series sponsored by Caribbean Women Catalysts for Change.
This site is about men who are fighting to end battering, rape and sexisms in our societies.
Published in the Journal of Interdisciplinary Gender Studies 1(2) September ... Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity.
THEORY, GENDER AND IDENTITY
Feminist Theory: and Overview
Traces the historical development of feminist theory.
FEMINIST THEORY WEBSITE
The Feminist Theory Website provides research materials and information for students, activists, and scholars interested in women's conditions and struggles around the world.
The Hetrosexual Imaginary: Feminist sociology and theories of gender by Chrys Ingraham
This essay argues that the material conditions of patriarchical societies are more integrally linked to institutionalized heterosexuality than they are to gender.
The Past, the Present and the Future of an Identity Theory by Sheldon Stryker
The paper focuses on how social structures influences identity.
Articles on gender and feminist theory.
Women's and Gender Studies research, and outreach on women's and gender
Women and Gender Databases at the C.W. Post
Library guide covering women
writers across the English-speaking world (including
WOMEN AND GENDER IN THE HISTORY OF THE
CENTRE FOR GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES: NITA BARROW UNIT
The Centre for Gender and Development
Studies: Nita Barrow Unit, CGDS is a dynamic unit within the University of the
West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill engaged in a programme of teaching, research and
outreach on women and gender issues in
Centre for Gender and Development Studies Mona Campus Unit
Gender issues relevant to the region.
Gender Studies (
Comprehensive site containing gender issues relevant to the region.
Women’s Studies Resources: Feminist Theory
A compilation of various works on feminist theory.
Women and Gender Studies Web Sites
The purpose of WSSLINKS is to provide access to a wide range of resources in support of Women's Studies.
Welcome to the Latin America and