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SOCSC 105 - Global Women's Studies - Mo

Learn to research with ease using credible, college-appropriate resources to frame, guide, and inform your projects in Eva Mo's SOCSCI 105

Key Search Words

Use the words below to search for useful information in books including eBooks and articles at the MJC Library.

  • women--health and hygiene
  • Health--sex differences
  • Sexism in medicine
  • women in agriculture
  • women in agriculture--developing countries
  • women agricultural laborers

To access eBooks if you're off campus, you'll need to log in using your MJC student ID (without the W) and your six-digit birth date.

Start Here: Background Reading

Doing some background reading at the beginning of your research helps you understand your topic right from the start. You'll be able to put your topic in context and create research questions that will drive your search for information to support the points you want to make.  In addition, when you begin hunting and gathering information, you’ll know if what you’re finding is relevant and useful.

The list of sources for background reading below provide broad topic overviews to help you understand and place your topic in context.

All of these resources are free for MJC students, faculty, & staff. 

If you're working from off campus, you'll need to sign in. Once you click on the name of a database, simply enter your student ID (without the W) and your six-digit birth date.

Databases to Get You Started:


Check out these eBooks @ MJC


Find focused information in library databases

Now that you've completed your background reading and have an idea of the points you want to make, you'll use the resources below to help you explore your topic further and to answer your research questions.
 

All of these resources are free for MJC students, faculty, & staff. 

If you're working from off campus, you'll need to sign in. Once you click on the name of a database, simply enter your student ID (without the W) and your six-digit birth date.

Featured Web Sites

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In addition, search Google Scholar to find scholarly information on the Web.

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Google Scholar Search

Films & Video @MJC

These videos come from an MJC Library Database named, Films on Demand. Once you click the image, you'll need to login just like you do for all of our other databases.


Why Women Count: Africa, Middle East, South Asia

Specifically, view the segment entitled, South Africa—Finding Grace

Why Women Count video image

 


Health Issues Facing Women:

An international group of high school aged girls begins a 4-week exploration of the meaning of health in their lives. Each woman suggests health issues that affect them.

Video clip entitled Health Issues facing women


Women's Roles in Africa:

The situation for women in Africa varies from country to country. In Kenya, women are responsible for everything from farming to cooking to building their homes.

video clip entitled women's roles in africa