Featured Book: Unnatural Selection
"Asia now has 163 million females 'missing' from its population. Gender imbalance reaches far beyond Asia, affecting Georgia, Eastern Europe, and cities in the U.S. where there are significant immigrant populations. The world, therefore, is becoming increasingly male, and this mismatch is likely to create profound social upheaval."
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Dustin Hoffman on Tootsie and His Character Dorothy Michaels
"There's too many interesting women I have not had the experience to know in this life because I have been brainwashed...."
"If I was going to be a woman, I would want to be as beautiful as possible, and they said to me: 'That's as good as it gets, that's as beautiful as we can getcha, Charlie,' and it was at that moment that I had an epiphany and I went home and started crying ...."
" ... I think I'm an interesting woman, ... and I know that if I met myself at a party, I would never talk to that character, because she doesn't fulfill physically the demands that we're brought up to think that women have to have in order for us to ask them out."
Library Sections on Women and Gender
Women's and Gender Studies is cross-disciplinary, and can be a part of any academic discipline. You will find books relating to women's issues in all sections of the library.
If you would like to browse in the shelves to see what we have, these are the areas where you are most likely to find books about women and women's issues:
HQ1101 - HQ 2030 Women and feminism
HQ1075 Sex roles
HQ801 Man-woman relationships, courtship, dating
HQ793 - HQ799 Young men and women
HQ12 - HQ49 Sexual life
HQ1 - HQ2044 The family, marriage, and women
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New Books on Women
New books about women (last four months)
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