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2011-12 OneBook | Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide: Researching Half the Sky
Provides suggestions and resources for researching various problems (honor killings, women's rights, violence, etc.)
Best Resources for Researching Issues in Half the Sky
The following library databases provide up-to-date articles, reports, etc. on various issues discussed in Half the Sky, such as: Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), HIV/AIDS, Human Trafficking, Honor Killings, Maternal Health, Women's Rights, and Gender Violence.
Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary resource containing a large number of peer-reviewed journals.
This is good place to start for most topics, including all sciences, religion, law, history, psychology, political science, criminal justice, literature, current events, sociology and communications.
Abstracts and full-text for most journal articles; Varies by title many from 1980s-present
In-depth reports and background information on major current topics and policy issues.
Covering such topics as: social programs, health, social trends, criminal justice, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Complete summaries, pros and cons, bibliographies and background information are included in each report.; Full-text reports; charts; 1923 - present
The Women in the World Foundation is a powerful, new initiative dedicated to highlighting and driving solutions for advancing women and girls. Building on the success of the Women in the World summits and harnessing the journalistic power of Newsweek & The Daily Beast, the Foundation will serve as a resource to all who seek to learn about and engage on the issues facing women and girls.
Religious Studies, Philosophy, Journalism, SPCS Core and Liberal Arts
FYS and SPCS KM Instructor
Rm. 179, Research & Collaborative Area
University of Richmond
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Richmond, VA 23173