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Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (FGSS): A Research Guide: Statistical

A guide to discovering the extensive FGSS resources available in the Cornell University Library and beyond. Click on the TABS to access each section in this guide.

Statstical Sources

Statistical Record of Women Worldwide. Ed. Linda Schmittroth. 2nd ed. Detroit: Gale Research, 1995.
(Olin stacks HQ 1150 .S73x 1995; also Annex)
This publication brings together statistical data on the lives and status of women throughout the world from a variety of sources -- governmental, non-governmental, U.S., international, published and unpublished. Over 900 tables on a wide variety of general and specific topics are provided. A detailed table of contents and subject and geographic indexes facilitate use. Comparative and historical data are provided when possible. Source of data cited for each table.


Statistical Handbook on Women in America. Ed. Cynthia Taeuber. 2nd ed. Phoenix: Oryx, 1996.
(Olin stacks HQ 1410 .T12x 1996; also Annex, Law Reference, Mann stacks)
This statistical handbook illustrates in detail changes in American women among different generations. It reports their numbers, characteristics, socio-economic conditions, employment and education status, health aspects, and the possibilities for their future.


Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering.

Formerly Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering. This free government resource provides statistical information about the participation of these three groups in science and engineering education and employment. A formal report, now in the form of a digest, is issued every 2 years.


Women's Health USA. Rockville, MD: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 2002- .
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An annual statistical report on the health status of America's women (2002 is the first). Brings together key facts and figures to profile the health of women throughout the nation and provides easy-to-use statistical information. Includes current and historical data.

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