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Contemporary Women's Issues (CWI)

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Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus) Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus)
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1992 -
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Contemporary Women's Issues (CWI) is a multidisciplinary, full-text database of articles from mainstream periodicals, the alternative press, and other hard-to-find sources, with a focus on the issues that influence women's lives around the world. Issues covered include domestic violence, employment and the workplace, gender equity, family, reproductive health, and human rights.

98 percent of the articles are full text. Records are indexed by subject, region, article type, and publication type. Full-text searching is available.

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Wyant, Nicholas
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IUB Library Subjects:
  • Gender Studies
  • American Studies
  • History

Library of Congress Subjects:

Women -- Databases.
Feminism -- Databases