The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies

Online ISBN: 9781118663219

DOI: 10.1002/9781118663219

Editor(s): Nancy A. Naples

About this Book

The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies provides an invaluable resource for students and scholars in the overlapping areas of gender, feminist, queer, masculinity, and sexuality studies; and acknowledges the growing interdisciplinary impact of these fields.

  • Edited by a first rate team of geographically diverse scholars drawn from disciplines across the social sciences and humanities with international reputations in the field
  • Entries are written in an approachable and accessible manner and include a short bibliography and a list of cross-references
  • Unique in its interdisciplinary approach across allied social sciences including sociology, anthropology, cultural studies, politics, contemporary history, and psychology
  • Attention paid to the identification and inclusion of feminist authors and activists, women’s non-governmental organizations, and key texts, events and legislation that have either enhanced or curtailed women’s rights
  • Of interest to college and university libraries as well as women’s organizations, research institutes, and public libraries