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Women's and Gender Studies draws on many disciplines. There are 137 publications classed as pertaining to Women's and Feminist Studies. To browse all journals by discipline, click on Journals.

Below you will find a list of some of the key publications in Women's and Gender Studies.


Key Journals in Women's and Gender Studies

What are Peer Reviewed Journals?

Peer reviewed journals, also called scholarly or academic journals, publish original research in a specific field. 

Other scholars (peers) working in similar research areas review the articles before publication. 

How can you tell whether a publication is scholarly or not? Most peer reviewed/scholarly journals share the following traits:

  • Author's credentials and institutional affiliation (where they work) listed
  • Formal structure, often including sections such as abstract, literature review, and bibliography
  • Citations to other peer-reviewed publications

Examples of peer-reviewed publications:

  • Politics & Society
  • American Political Science Review

Ask a librarian if you are unsure whether a source is peer-reviewed.