Gender studies examines the ways in which gender (masculinity and femininity) is constructed, supported and given meaning by and through institutions, social organizations, and relations of power. For an extended discussion of gender studies, please refer to:
Gender Studies. Roof, J. (2007). In Malti-Douglas, F. (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender, Vol.2. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA. pp. 624-628.
Gender Studies. (2008). In Darity, Jr., W.A. (Ed.). International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, Vol. 3. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA. pp. 279-281.
Gender Studies Major at John Jay College
Gender Studies Minor at John Jay College
Gender Studies Faculty at John Jay College
The Women's Center for Gender Justice at John Jay College
Written and updated by reference librarian Karen Okamoto and the library liaison to the Gender Studies Program, Ellen Belcher.