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Core List of Journals for Women and Gender Studies (WGS)

Affilia
    1986 -   . Sage. 4/year. ISSN 0886-1099.
Annotation
Addresses "the concerns of social workers and their clients from a feminist point of view." Includes research articles, book reviews, news updates, fiction, and poetry.
WGS Indexes
Gender Studies Database
Studies on Women Abstracts
Women Studies Abstracts
Women's Studies International
Selected Additional Indexes
Arts and Humanities Citation Index
Sage Family Studies Abstracts
URL
http://aff.sagepub.com/  
 
Camera Obscura
    1976 -   . Duke University Press. 3/year. ISSN: 0270-5346.
Annotation
Devoted to providing innovative feminist perspectives on film, television, and visual media. Encompasses a spectrum of media practices including avant-garde, alternative, fringe, international and mainstream.
WGS Indexes
Contemporary Women's Issues
Feminist Periodicals                                          
Gender Studies Database
GenderWatch
Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts
Women's Studies Index
Selected Additional Indexes
Alternative Press Index
Art Index
Arts and Humanities Citation Index
Film Literature Index
International Index to Film Periodicals
International Index to Television Periodicals
MLA International Bibliography
URL
http://dukeupress.edu/cameraobscura/
 
Differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies
    1989 -   . Duke University Press. 3/year. ISSN: 1040-7391.
Annotation
Affiliated with the Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women at Brown University. Publishes feature articles bringing together cultural studies and feminist analysis.
WGS Indexes

Contemporary Women’s Issues
Feminist Periodicals
Gender Studies Database
GenderWatch
Studies on Women Abstracts
Women Studies Abstracts
Women’s Studies International
Women’s Studies Index

Selected Additional Indexes
Alternative Press Index
MLA International Bibliography
URL
http://dukeupress.edu/differences/
 
Feminist Collections
    1980 -   . Women’s Studies Librarian, University of Wisconsin System. 4/year. ISSN: 0742-7441.
Annotation
One of a package of three titles available from the Office of the Women’s Studies Librarian that are particularly useful for the librarian collecting in women’s studies. Publishes review essays on the literature on a topic, book reviews, bibliographies, lists of web sites, and news about journals.
WGS Indexes

Contemporary Women's Issues
Gender Studies Database
GenderWatch

Selected Additional Indexes
Alternative Press Index
URL
http://womenst.library.wisc.edu/publications/feminist-coll.html
 
Feminist Periodicals
    1981 -   . Women’s Studies Librarian, University of Wisconsin System. 2/year. ISSN: 0742-7433.
Annotation
Another of the package from the Wisconsin office. Provides tables of contents to issues of recently published women'’ studies periodical titles. Also includes an annotated listing of the journals covered.
URL
http://womenst.library.wisc.edu/publications/feminist-peri.html
 
Feminist Review
    1979 -   . Palgrave. 3/year. ISSN: 0141-7789.
Annotation
British publication featuring theme issues on a variety of topics, often with an international focus (“rethinking Caribbean difference,” “citizenship: pushing the boundaries,” “international voices.”) Includes book reviews.
WGS Indexes

Feminist Periodicals
Gender Studies Database
Studies on Women Abstracts
Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts
Women's Studies Index

Selected Additional Indexes
Alternative Press Index
Arts and Humanities Citation Index
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)
Social Science Citation Index
Sociological Abstracts
URL
http://www.feminist-review.com/
 
Feminist Studies
    1972 -   . Dept. of Women’s Studies, University of Maryland, College Park. 3/year. ISSN: 0046-3663.
Annotation
In addition to feature articles of feminist analysis on a variety of topics, publishes fiction and poetry, calls for journal articles, notices of upcoming conferences, and list of “publications received.”
WGS Indexes

Contemporary Women's Issues
Feminist Periodicals
Gender Studies Database
GenderWatch
Studies on Women Abstracts
Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts
Women Studies Abstracts
Women’s Studies International
Women’s Studies Index

Selected Additional Indexes
Alternative Press Index
America: History and Life
Historical Abstracts
MLA International Bibliography
Philosopher’s Index
Social Science Citation Index
Sociological Abstracts
URL
http://www.feministstudies.org/home.html
 
Feminist Teacher
    1984 -   . Feminist Teacher Editorial Collective, c/o Department of English, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. 3/yr. ISSN 0882-4843.
Annotation
Aimed at educators at all grade levels, in any type of institution. Articles are written in accessible language and stress practical applications.
WGS Indexes
Contemporary Women's Issues
Feminist Periodicals
GenderWatch
Studies on Women Abstracts
Selected Additional Indexes
Alternative Press Index
ERIC
URL
http://www.uwec.edu/wmns/FeministTeacher/
 
Feminist Theory
    2000 -   . Sage. 3/year. ISSN: 1464-7001.
Annotation
Feminist Theory is an international interdisciplinary journal launched in April 2000 to provide a forum for critical analysis and constructive debate within feminism.
WGS Indexes

Feminist Periodicals
Gender Studies Database
Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts
Women Studies Abstracts
Women's Studies International

Selected Additional Indexes
Alternative Press Index
America: History and Life
Artbibliographies Modern
MLA International Bibliography
Philosopher’s Index
Psychological Abstracts
Social Sciences Index
Social Welfare, Social Planning/Policy and Development
Sociological Abstracts
URL
http://fty.sagepub.com/
 
Frontiers: A Journal of Women's Studies
    1975 -   . University of Nebraska Press. 3/year. ISSN: 0160-9009.
Annotation
Publishes feature articles in all areas of women’s studies, especially those that show the diversity of women in race, ethnicity, class, and sexual orientation. Includes art, fiction, and poetry. Some theme issues (“Latina/Chicana leadership,” “motherhood and maternalism,” “Asian American women”).
WGS Indexes

Feminist Periodicals
Gender Studies Database
GenderWatch
Studies on Women Abstracts
Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts
Women Studies Abstracts
Women’s Resources International
Women’s Studies Index

Selected Additional Indexes
America: History and Life
Historical Abstracts
MLA International Bibliography
Public Affairs Information Service (PAIS)
Social Science Citation Index
Sociological Abstracts
URL
http://nebraskapress.unl.edu/product/Frontiers,673226.aspx
 
Gender and Society
    1987 -   . Sage. 6/year. ISSN: 0891-2432.
Annotation
Official publication of Sociologists for Women in Society. Presents “the latest research and theory on the social and structural implications of gender.” Includes articles, research reports, and book reviews.
WGS Indexes

Feminist Periodicals
Gender Studies Database
Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts
Women Studies Abstracts
Women’s Studies International

Selected Additional Indexes
America: History and Life
ERIC
Historical Abstracts
Psychological Abstracts
Sage Family Studies Abstracts
Social Science Citation Index
Sociological Abstracts
URL
http://gas.sagepub.com/
 
Gender Issues Formerly: Feminist Issues
1980 -   . Transaction Publishers. 2/year. ISSN: 1098-092X.
Annotation
Publishes feature articles on a wide range of feminist topics and women’s lives. Sometimes includes book reviews.
WGS Indexes

Feminist Periodicals
Gender Studies Database
Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts
Women Studies Abstracts
Women’s Studies International
Women’s Studies Index

Selected Additional Indexes
Alternative Press Index
Sociological Abstracts
URL
http://www.metapress.com/content/105855/
 
Genders (online)
    1998 -   . Genders. 2/year. ISSN: 1936-3249.
Annotation
“Genders publishes essays about gender and sexuality in relation to social, political, artistic, and economic concerns.”
WGS Indexes

Contemporary Women's Issues
Feminist Periodicals
Gender Studies Database
GenderWatch
Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts
Women Studies Abstracts
Women’s Studies Index

Selected Additional Indexes
American Humanities Index
Art Bibliographies - Modern
Film Literature Index
Gay and Lesbian Abstracts
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts
Historical Abstracts
MLA International Bibliography
Sociological Abstracts
Social Services Abstracts
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
URL
http://www.genders.org/
 
Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy
    1986 -   .Wiley Blackwell. 4/year. ISSN: 0887-5367.
Annotation
"Hypatia is the only journal for scholarly research at the intersection of philosophy and women's studies and is a leader in reclaiming the work of women philosophers."
WGS Indexes

Contemporary Women’s Issues
Feminist Periodicals
Gender Studies Database
GenderWatch
Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts
Women Studies Abstracts
Women’s Studies International
Women’s Studies Index

Selected Additional Indexes
Alternative Press Index
Philosopher’s Index
Sociological Abstracts
URL
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/%28ISSN%291527-2001
 
Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion
    1985 -   . Scholar Press. 2/year. ISSN: 8755-4178.
Annotation
Disseminates feminist scholarship in religion and functions as a forum for discussion and dialogue among women and men of differing feminist perspectives.
WGS Indexes
Gender Studies Database
Women Studies Abstracts
Women’s Studies International
Women’s Studies Index
Selected Additional Indexes
Arts and Humanities Citation Index
Humanities Index
MLA International Bibliography
Religion Index
Religious and Theological Abstracts
URL
http://www.fsrinc.org/jfsr/
 
Journal of Lesbian Studies
    1997 -   . Haworth. 4/year. ISSN: 1089-4160
Annotation
Publishes theme issues on various aspects of lesbian life (“lesbian perspectives on work and family life;” “the meaning of beauty in our lives,” “the lesbian polyamory reader”). Includes book reviews.
WGS Indexes

Contemporary Women’s Issues
Gender Studies Database
GenderWatch
Studies on Women Abstracts
Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts
Women’s Studies Index

Selected Additional Indexes
Public Affairs Information Service (PAIS)
Sociological Abstracts
URL

http://www.haworthpressinc.com/store/product.asp?sku=J155

 
Journal of Women, Politics & Policy: A Quarterly Journal of Research & Policy Studies
    Formerly: Women and Politics. 1980 -   . Haworth Press. Quarterly. ISSN: 0195-7732.
Annotation
Covers issues pertaining to women and government (especially concerning social and public policy), from both a national and a comparative perspective. Some theme-based issues. Includes book reviews.
WGS Indexes

Contemporary Women’s Issues
Gender Studies Database
GenderWatch
Studies on Women Abstracts
Women Studies Abstracts
Women’s Studies International
Women’s Studies Index

Selected Additional Indexes
Academic Index
America: History and Life
Historical Abstracts
Public Affairs Information Service (PAIS)
Political Science Abstracts
Social Sciences Index
Sociological Abstracts
URL
http://www.haworthpress.com/store/product.asp?sku=J501
 
Journal of Women's History
    1989 -   . Johns Hopkins University Press. 4/year. ISSN: 1042-7961.
Annotation
Devoted exclusively to the international field of women’s history. Recognizes the multiple perspectives captured by the term “feminisms”. Focuses on work on women that is sensitive to the particular historical constructions of gender that shape and are shaped by women’s experience.
WGS Indexes

Contemporary Women’s Issues
Gender Studies Database
GenderWatch
Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts
Women Studies Abstracts
Women’s Studies International
Women’s Studies Index

Selected Additional Indexes
Alternative Press Index
America: History and Life
Family Index
International Bibliography of the Social Sciences
Multicultural Education Abstracts (Print Edition)
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (Repertoire International de Litterature Musicale)
Research into Higher Education Abstracts
Social Services Abstracts
Sociological Abstracts
URL
http://www.press.jhu.edu/journals/journal_of_womens_history/index.html
 
Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism
    2000- . 2/year. Indiana University Press. ISSN 1536-6936, eISSN 1547-8424.
Annotation
Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism, a feminist, interdisciplinary journal whose goal is to provide a forum for the finest scholarship and creative work by and about women of color in U.S. and international contexts.
WGS Indexes

Feminist Periodicals
Gender Studies Database
GenderWatch

Selected Additional Indexes
Humanities Index
URL
http://inscribe.iupress.org/loi/mer
 
MS.
    1972-1989, 1990 -   . MacDonald Communication. 6/year. ISSN: 0047-8318
Annotation
Publishes feature articles on a wide variety of women’s issues, U.S. and international news items, sections on health and work life, and opinion pieces. Includes review of books and the arts.
WGS Indexes

Contemporary Women's Issues
Feminist Periodicals
Gender Studies Database
Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts
Women Studies Abstracts
Women’s Studies International
Women’s Studies Index

Selected Additional Indexes
Book Review Index
Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature
URL
http://www.msmagazine.com/
 
Nashim: A Journal of Jewish Women’s Studies and Gender Issues
    1998- . Indiana University. 2/year. ISSN 0793-8934, eISSN 1565-5288.
Annotation
“Nashim provides an international, interdisciplinary forum—the only one of its kind—for the innovative work being done in Jewish women’s and gender studies. Each issue is theme-oriented, produced in consultation with a distinguished feminist scholar, and includes articles on literature, text studies, anthropology, archeology, theology, contemporary thought, sociology, the arts, and more.”
WGS Indexes

Feminist Periodicals
Gender Studies Database
GenderWatch

Selected Additional Indexes
Index to Jewish Periodicals
American Jewish Yearbook
Humanities Index
URL
http://inscribe.iupress.org/loi/nas
 
New Books on Women, Gender and Feminism
    1979 -   . Women’s Studies Librarian, University of Wisconsin System. 2/year. ISSN: 1941-7241.
Annotation
One of the titles offered in the package from the Wisconsin Women’s Studies Librarian. Provides bibliographies of new English-language nonfiction books in women's studies, listed by broad topic, poetry, dramatic works, and periodicals.
WGS Indexes
Women's Studies International
URL
http://womenst.library.wisc.edu/publications/new-books.html
 
NWSA Journal
    1988 -   . National Women’s Studies Association. 3/year. ISSN: 1040-0656.
Annotation
NWSA Journal, an official publication of the National Women's Studies Association, publishes interdisciplinary, multi-cultural feminist scholarship linking feminist theory with teaching and activism.
WGS Indexes

Contemporary Women’s Issues
Feminist Periodicals
Gender Studies Database
GenderWatch
Studies on Women Abstracts
Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts
Women Studies Abstracts
Women’s StudiesInternational
Women’s Studies Index

Selected Additional Indexes
America: History and Life
ERIC
Historical Abstracts
Left Index
PAIS International in Print (Annual)
Social Sciences Index
Social Services Abstracts
Sociological Abstracts
URL
http://www.lsu.edu/departments/nwsaj/
 
off our backs: A Women's News Journal
    1970 -   . off our backs, inc. 6/year. ISSN: 0030-0071.
Annotation
One of the oldest feminist publications provides current news on all feminist issues and reports of recent conferences in the U.S. and abroad. Includes articles, commentary, reviews, news, and letters.
WGS Indexes

Contemporary Women’s Issues
Gender Studies Database
GenderWatch
Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts
Women Studies Abstracts
Women’s Studies International
Women’ Studies Index

Selected Additional Indexes
Alternative Press Index
URL
http://www.offourbacks.org/
 
Psychology of Women Quarterly
    1976 - . Blackwell Publishing, Inc. 4/year. ISSN: 0361-6843.
Annotation
‘Aim … is to establish a greater understanding of women’s issues and sex roles in society.” Includes research reports, theoretical articles, and book reviews.
WGS Indexes
Gender Studies Database
Studies on Women Abstracts
Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts
Women Studies Abstracts
Women's Studies International
Selected Additional Indexes
Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE)
Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)
Psychological Abstracts (PsycINFO)
Social Science Citation Index
Social Sciences Index
Sociological Abstracts
URL
http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref=0361-6843&site=1
 
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
    1975 -   . University of Chicago Press. 4/year. ISSN: 0097-9740.
Annotation
Examines theories and methodologies from a variety of disciplines and provides important links between feminist theory and the realities of women's lives.
WGS Indexes

Feminist Periodicals
Gender Studies Database
Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts
Women Studies Abstracts
Women’s Studies International
Women’s Studies Index

Selected Additional Indexes

America: History and Life
MLA International Bibliography
Psychological Abstracts (PsycINFO)
Social Science Citation Index
Social Science Index
Sociological Abstracts

URL
http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/toc/signs/current
 
Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State and Society
    1994 -   . Oxford University Press. ISSN: 1072-4745.
Annotation
Looks at politics and culture from the perspective of gender. Addresses changes in family, state, market, and civil society. Interdisciplinary and multicultural in scope.
WGS Indexes

Feminist Periodicals
Gender Studies Database
Studies on Women Abstracts

Selected Additional Indexes

Current Contents
Historical Abstracts
Political Science Abstracts
Sociological Abstracts
Social Sciences Citation Index

URL
http://www3.oup.co.uk/socpol/
 
Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature
    1982 -   . University of Tulsa. Semiannual. ISSN: 0732-7730.
Annotation
Contains scholarly articles, notes and queries on literature from all time periods and places, including foreign-language literature, and from every genre: poetry, prose, drama, essays, diaries, memoirs, journalism and criticism. Focuses on women and writing, feminist critical and literary theory.
WGS Indexes

Feminist Periodicals
Gender Studies Database
Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts
Women Studies Abstracts
Women’s Studies International

Selected Additional Indexes
Arts and Humanities Citation Index
Humanities Index
MLA International Bibliography
URL
http://www.utulsa.edu/TSWL/
 
Women: A Cultural Review
  1990- . Routledge. 3/years ISSN 0957-4042, eISSN 1470-1367.
Annotation

“The journal analyses the theory and politics of sexual difference in literature, the media, history, education, law, philosophy, psychoanalysis and the performing and visual arts."

WGS Indexes
Contemporary Women’s Issues
Gender Studies Database
Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts
Women’s Studies International
Selected Additional Indexes
Annotated Bibliography for English Studies (ABES)
British Humanities Index
GeoAbstracts
URL
http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/09574042.asp
 
Women and Health: A Multidisciplinary Journal of Women's Health Issues
    1976 -   . Haworth Medical Press. 4/year. ISSN 0363-0242.
Annotation
Interdisciplinary coverage of the nexus between gender and health. Includes book reviews.
WGS Indexes
Contemporary Women’s Issues
Feminist Periodicals
GenderWatch
Studies on Women Abstracts
Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts
Women Studies Abstracts
Women’s Studies International
Selected Additional Indexes
CAB Abstracts
General Science Index
Index Medicus/Medline
Public Affairs Information Service (PAIS)
Psychological Abstracts (PsycINFO)
Social Science Citation Index
Social Sciences Index
URL

http://www.haworthpressinc.com/store/product.asp?sku=J013

 
Women and Therapy
    1982 -   . Haworth Press. 4/year. ISSN: 0270-3149.
Annotation
Looks at the relationship between women and therapy from a feminist viewpoint.
WGS Indexes

Contemporary Women’s Issues
Feminist Periodicals
Gender Studies Database
GenderWatch
Studies on Women Abstracts
Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts
Women Studies Abstracts
Women’s Studies International
Women’s Studies Index

Selected Additional Indexes
Alternative Press Index
Biological Abstracts
Current Contents
URL
http://www.haworthpressinc.com/store/product.asp?sku=J015
 
Women's Review of Books
    . 1983-2004, 2006-  . Old City Publishing, Inc. 12/year. ISSN: 0738-1433.
Annotation
In addition to lengthy reviews of a dozen or more books, publishes some poetry, job and conference announcements, and a list of books received.
WGS Indexes

Contemporary Women’s Issues
Feminist Periodicals
Gender Studies Database
Women Studies Abstracts
Women’s Resources International
Women’s Studies Index

Selected Additional Indexes
Alternative Press Index
Book Review Index
URL
http://www.wcwonline.org/womensreview
 
Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal
    1972 -   . Taylor & Francis Inc. 8/year. ISSN: 0049-7878.
Annotation
Publishes feature articles about women in anthropology, art, economics, history, literature, sociology and the sciences. Also includes book and film reviews and some poetry and fiction.
WGS Indexes

Feminist Periodicals
Studies on Women Abstracts
Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts
Women Studies Abstracts
Women’s StudiesInternational

Selected Additional Indexes
Communication Abstracts
Humanities Index
Sociological Abstracts
URL
http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/00497878.asp
 
Women's Studies International Forum
    1978 -   . Pergamon/Elsevier Science Ltd. 6/year. ISSN: 0277-5395.
Annotation
Publishes feature articles on feminist research of multidisciplinary and international topics. Includes a “feminist forum” section of forthcoming conferences, calls for papers, web sites, and new books.
WGS Indexes

Feminist Periodicals
Gender Studies Database
Studies on Women Abstracts
Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts
Women Studies Abstracts
Women’s Studies International
Women’s Studies Index

Selected Additional Indexes
Alternative Press Index
America: History and Life
Historical Abstracts
Psychological Abstracts
Social Science Citation Index
Sociological Abstracts
URL
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/02775395
 
Women's Studies Quarterly
    1973 -   . Feminist Press at the City University of New York. 2/year. ISSN: 0732-1562.
Annotation
Publishes theme issues on various topics on women’s studies and feminist teaching. May include poetry, book reviews, course reading lists or syllabi. Features notices of conferences and publications and a “resources” section of organizations, videos, web sites, and electronic products.
WGS Indexes

Feminist Periodicals
Gender Studies Database
GenderWatch
Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts
Women Studies Abstracts
Women’s Studies International
Women’s Studies Index

Selected Additional Indexes
Alternative Press Index
Education Index
Social Science Index
URL
http://www.feministpress.org/wsq/

Last updated and checked: June 2008

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