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GWS 100 - Introduction to Gender and Women's Studies

This guide is intended to assist students conducting research to complete assignments in GWS 100.


This is a guide for your GWS100 Introduction to Gender and Women's Studies course at California State University Northridge.
Here you will find links to recommended databases and resources for helping you cite your references using MLA citation formatting. Please reach out to me via email if you need assistance during the course.

Thinking About Your Assignment(s)

How do the following citations possibly connect? 

Can you find a conversation between scholars, theories, feminist leaders?

Truth S (2005 [1851]) Narrative of Sojourner Truth, ed. Perry I. New York: Barnes and Noble Classics.

Crenshaw, Kimberle. "Demarginalizing the intersection of race and sex: A black feminist critique of antidiscrimination doctrine, feminist theory and antiracist politics." U. Chi. Legal F. (1989): 139.

What other feminists theories/theorists rest in between the conversations, thoughts and writings of these two individuals?

Who has written about these thoughts and ideas since?

Where can I search for this information?


Watch this video to learn how to navigate OneSearch to find materials available through the University Library.

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