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SOCIOL_356: Sociology of Gender (Orloff): Explore Your Topic

Gender & Sexuality Studies 331 Sociology of Gender & Sexuality and 350 Research Seminar in Gender & Sexuality

The Research Process

Explore Your Topic

It is a good idea to do some background research when developing your research question. In addition to your in-class readings, here are some places to find background information


Edited handbooks are also useful in supplementing readings and discussions, and finding annotated bibliographies and overviews pertinent to your research paper; many are published by Oxford University Press and others, on various elements of gender and politics, or social policy, and usually available online through Northwestern Libraries, including (but not limited to):


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