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GSF362S: Gender and Popular Culture

Guide to online resources from Duke Libraries

Finding Books in the Library Catalog

Search in Books & Media to find online books, films, music--everything EXCEPT articles (which can be found in databases and online journals).

Search by subject

Do some searching by subject and find fabulous resources
available from the Duke University Libraries; choose "subject" from the dropdown in place of "keyword" and then filter your search to "online access"!

Some subject headings to try:

Sex role

Popular culture [you can break this down by geographic region, e.g.:
Popular culture - Japan

Mass media and women

Masculinity in popular culture

Women in popular culture

Gender identity in mass media

For Background Material


The online databases might prove fruitful:
Issues and controversies - database that explores more than 900 hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture.
Oxford Art Online - Dictionary of Art and Encyclopedia of Aesthetics from Oxford University Press.
Oxford Reference Online (includes photography)

And the eBooks below can also provide background information, generate topic ideas, etc.: