Introduction to FGSS Reference Titles

Note that the following extensive list of reference sources includes many titles from before 2000. Use with care as the terminology/vocabulary and the scholarship on feminism, gender, and sexuality has changed markedly since them.

Handbooks are not listed here. Though not reference books, per se, their introductions and the essays and articles gathered in one place are very useful for background information on specific topics. Locate them by searching, for instance, oxford handbooks gender as title in our catalog.

Where to Start

More Online [or online and print] Encyclopedias and Background Sources

Print Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Timelines