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Welcome to the Gender Studies' Subject Guide

This subject guide is designed to help all users who are interested in studying the fields of gender studies, women’s studies and gender equality. Exploring and engaging with this guide will enable you to find some of the most important resources concerning theories and research methods, as well as core journals and databases. In addition, this web guide offers reliable sources of information related to international gender statistics and gender equality.

This guide contains several resources which are freely accessible, but some of our sources are restricted due to license agreements. You are entitled to access the resources if your university has provided a license. However, as a registered user of The Royal Library you have free access to all sources through walk-in-use at any of The Royal Library's serving points.​

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Current Theme – #MeToo Movement and Fourth Wave Feminism

The #MeToo movement, which spread virally as a hashtag on the social media in 2017, has led to a debate on whether or not we are witnessing a new world wide feministic wave - a shift from third- to fourth wave feminism. Gender researchers around the world are currently examining and explaining the phenomenon. Below are links to current research relevant to #MeeToo movement, as well as the fourth wave feminism.

Find the latest research: 
Recently published articles related to research on feminism and the fourth wave 2017-2019
Recently published articles related to the
#MeeToo movement 2017-2019

New books and dissertations 2017-2019:

The #MeToo Movement Laurie Collier Hillstrom: The #MeToo Movement, 2019


 New York Times Editorial Staff: #MeToo, Women Speak Out Against Sexual Assault, 2019

 

 Nicola Rivers: Postfeminism(s) and the arrival of the Fourth Wave, 2017

 

 Prudence Chamberlain: The Feminist Fourth Wave, 2017

 

 New dissertations related to the #Metoo movement

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Do you need a course in finding relevant gender studies literature? We offer free courses to educational institutions all over the country. Please contact us through this form.

Special Collection of Danish Gender Studies and Women’s Movement – Copenhagen University Library, South Campus

Copenhagen University Library, South Campus, has a special reference collection emphasizing on Danish gender studies from 1980 and onwards. The reference collection also includes important journals from the Danish women’s movement dating from the 1970s. Please feel free to come and explore the collection. The materials are only to be used on the premises.