Spotlight on Women and Work
Take a look at "Women Working, 1800-1930," from Harvard University's Open Collection Program. Access numerous primary documents on women's economic history.
Use Google Scholar for a preliminary search. Don't forget to check the library and library databases for titles you may find through Google Scholar! Many scholarly works still remain unavailable on the web.
There are numerous websites available on gender, and the following websites are a select few. Take the time to carefully evaluate the information you find on the Internet and note the lens through which the information is conveyed.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
The "Women at Work" spotlight contains helpful statistics on how women spend their time, women's annual expenditures, educational background, occupational injuries, women's to men's earnings by occupation, and percentage of women in different industries.
The World Bank's Gender and Development
Offers a global perspective on gender and gender equality. Its GenderStats section provides statistics on demographics, health, education, and labor.
National Survey of Family Growth
Statistics from surveys conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on sexual behavior, sexual attraction, teenagers' sexual activity, marriage and cohabitation, and contraceptive use.
National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior
Access research findings from sexual health researchers at Indiana University and download results contained in The Journal of Sexual Medicine.
Research Reports from The Kinsey Institute
Research reports on a variety of topics, including infidelity, sex and aging, pregnancy, and sexual violence. Website also includes online library resources and special collections.
Project Implicit studies implicit attitudes and preferences in regard to age, weight, gender roles, race and ethnicity, and sexuality.
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