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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.

  • child brides
  • mail order brides
  • matriarchy
  • motherhood economic conditions
  • motherhood penalty
  • patriarchy
  • sex discrimination in employment
  • wage gap
  • women economic conditions
  • women employment
  • work and family
  • working mothers

To access eBooks if you're off campus, you'll need to log in just like you do for your MJC email and Canvas courses.

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 just like you do for your email or Canvas.

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 just like you do for your email or Canvas.

Featured Web Sites

Use these Websites below to explore your topic

Google Scholar

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

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.

Breaking the Wall of Gender Inequality: How Gender Balance Can Transform the Global Economy

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This video explores why gender equality will be a key condition for sustainable development – and how it can prepare the global economy for a more human-centered growth.


Gender Wage Gap: Supply & Demand

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Research by the Cato Institute explodes the myth of the gender wage gap. The findings showed that overall male median income exceeds women's because many men work at jobs women will not or cannot do. An ABC News Production.


The Trouble with Working Women: An Inquiry Into Inequity Between the Sexes

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This is a two-video series by the BBC that explores women's success and earnings potential.