Rights Subject Guide LRC@TCC
Scope: Definition of women's rights:
socioeconomic, political, and legal rights for women, equal to those
of men. Library resources supplement The
Women's Center@TCC. Also see our subject guide on Women's
Call numbers areas to browse: HQ1236- HQ1236.6
(You can go to the shelves in this area and browse for topic ideas)
Keywords to search: civil rights, advocacy,
gender, activists, suffrage, rights, politics, human rights, protest,
feminism, sex role, sexism, discrimination, revolutionaries, reform,
Subject headings (Library of Congress):
African American Women
African American Women Civil Rights Workers
African American Women Educator
African American Women Political Activist
African American Women Social
Civil rights workers
Human Rights Advocacy
Human Rights Workers
Minorities – Civil
Women – Economic
Women – Social Conditions
Women – Suffrage
Women and Peace
Women Civil Rights Workers
Women -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Books in our catalog:
Gale Virtual Reference Library (r)
A companion to American Women’s History.
Oxford: Blackwell, 1998.
Contributions of Black Women to America.
Columbia, S.C.: Kenday Press, 1982.
Human Rights of Women: National and International Perspectives. Philadelphia: University
of Pennsylvania Press, 1994.
Women’s Rights. San Diego, CA: Greenhaven
Women's Rights: A Global View.
Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, 2001.
Arneil, Barbara. Politics & Feminism. Oxford,
Cole, Johnnetta B. Gender Talk: The Struggle for Women’s
Equality in African American Communities. New York: One World,
Cornell, Drucilla. At the Heart of Freedom: Feminism,
Sex and Equality. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press,
Fuchs. The Other Half; Roads to Women's Equality. Englewood
Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1971
Felder, Deborah G. A Century of Women: The Most Influential
Events in Twentieth-Century Women’s History. Secaucus. NJ:
Carol Pub. Group, 1999.
Olson, Lynne. Freedom's Daughters: The Unsung Heroines
of the Civil Rights Movement from 1830 to 1970.New York:
Wetzel, Janice Wood. The World of Women: In pursuit of
Human Rights. New York: New York University Press, 1993.
Biography Reference Bank
CIAO Columbia International Affairs
Contemporary Women’s Issues
OmniFile Full Text Select
U.S. History in Context
World History in Context
Institute for Women's Policy Research is
a scientific research organization dedicated to informing and stimulating
the debate on public policy issues of critical importance to women
and their families. IWPR focuses on issues of poverty and welfare,
employment and earnings, work and family issues, health and safety,
and women's civic and political participation.
the Legacy: The Women’s
Rights Movement 1848-1998 Sponsored by the National
From Google directories
a list of websites under each section.
Rights | Feminism | Issues | |
Politics | History | Advocacy