For students in Professor Jennifer Bradley's PSYC 265 classes.
Students in the Honors section of this course, you will receive an assignment to read a memoir. Please see below for memoirs that are available in the NCC Library. If you need help locating a book, just ask a library staff member!
The library has many books and access to articles about the topics you are discussing in class.
Looking for violence against women?
Try the additional search keywords: domestic violence, family violence, sex trafficking, sex slavery
Looking for gender roles?
Try the additional search keywords: work-family experience, media depictions, women's roles, men's roles, male and female roles, social psychology
Looking for equality in the workplace?
Try the search keywords: equal pay, fairness, glass ceiling, sex discrimination, pay equity, wages, wealth gap
Looking for gender identity?
Try the search keywords: transgender, binary, gender non-conformity
Looking for communication?
Try the search keywords: gendering talk, gendering communication, interpersonal communication
When searching a database, be as precise and as specific as you can. Don't search for something too general, like:
You'll get lots of results - too many for what you are probably looking for. Ask yourself, what do you want to know about your topic? Is there a certain group of people or even a location that you can concentrate on? A better search strategy would be something like:
GENDER ROLES and MASCULINITY and STRESS
In library databases, be sure to always choose the FULL-TEXT option, so that you can read the full article on the screen.
You may also choose to check the SCHOLARLY / PEER-REVIEWED option, if your instructor requires you to find scholarly articles.