SOCI 3056

Women and Health

Course Instructor: 

Pum van Veldhoven

Library search

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Subject headings

Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) use controlled vocabulary to access and express the subject content of documents. This is a searchable index based on the readings from your course outline. Click on a link below to discover the Library's holdings in this area: 

  • Add keywords
  • Use the filters on the left of the resulting screen
  • Typical filters are Available Online and Peer Reviewed Journals
  1. Anticolonialism 
  2. Besant, Annie, 1847-1933 
  3. Birth control 
  4. Clinical Trials as Topic 
  5. Colonies 
  6. Contraception 
  7. Demographic aspects 
  8. Device Approval 
  9. Famine 
  10. Feminism 
  11. Health -- Sex differences
  12. Human Experimentation 
  13. Human rights in patient care 
  14. Knowlton, Charles, 1800-1850
  15. Malthus, T. R (Thomas Robert), 1766-1834 
  16. Marginality 
  17. Medical care -- Sex differences
  18. Minority & ethnic groups 
  19. Obscenity law 
  20. Overpopulation 
  21. Patient Selection 
  22. Police 
  23. Political activism 
  24. Population control 
  25. Population growth 
  26. Poverty 
  27. Sexual and reproductive rights 
  28. The Fruits of Philosophy, or the Private Companion of Young Married People 
  29. Trials 
  30. Women -- Health and hygiene -- Sociological aspects
  31. Womens rights 


  1. Databases tagged 'Sociology'
  2. Databases by 'Type'
  3. Online journals by 'Subject'

Other suggested databases

  1. Canadian Public Documents Collection: Curated collection of monograph publications from Canadian research institutes, government agencies and university centres working in the area of Canadian public policy, health and medical research.  Includes the Canadian Public Policy Collection and Canadian Health Research Collection.
  2. CINAHL Database: Premier database for nursing and allied health literature.
  3. Communication & Mass Media Complete: Contains articles and citations for various communications publications.
  4. EBSCO Databases: Provides access to all databases available through the EBSCOhost interface. You may select multiple databases and search them simultaneously.
  5. ERIC: A database of articles dealing with topics related to education.
  6. Gender Studies Database: The database contains articles and other documents in the field of gender studies.
  7. Google Scholar: Google Scholar provides access to scholarly literature from many disciplines and sources. Indexes peer reviewed articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other websites.
  8. JSTOR: Digital library of academic journals, books and primary sources.  
  9. Minority Health and Health Equity Archive: an electronic archive for digital resource materials in the fields of minority health and health disparities research and policy from uMaryland
  10. National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) - CDC: An overview of surveys and programs administered by the National Center for Health Statistics that have been completed.
  11. ODESI: search for "Health statistics at a glance" covers information on socio-economic risk factors or determinants of health, health status, new information on health outcomes, expanded information on utilization of the health care system, and causes of death.The indicator tables show extended time series for Canada, provinces and territories.
  12. Project MUSE: A collection of scholarly journals in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
  13. ProQuest Databases: ProQuest provides access to a number of databases that cover most subject areas.
  14. PubMed: Provides access to citations covering all areas of medicine and associated fields.
  15. ScienceDirect Journals: Provides access to Elsevier journals in the physical sciences, engineering, life sciences, health sciences and social sciences. 
  16. World Health Organization: The World Health Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. 
Content last reviewed: February 26, 2021