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Gender and Women's Studies

Gender studies is an interdisciplinary academic field devoted to analysing gender identity and gendered representation. Like Queer studies and Men's studies, it originated in the interdisciplinary program women's studies (concerning women, feminism, gender, and politics). Its rise to prominence, especially in Western universities after 1990, coincided with the rise of deconstructionism. Disciplines that frequently contribute to Gender studies include sexuality, gender and sexuality in the fields of literature, linguistics, human geography, history, political science, archaeology, economics, sociology, psychology, anthropology, cinema, musicology, media studies, human development, law, public health and medicine. It also analyzes how race, ethnicity, location, class, nationality, and disability intersect with the categories of gender and sexuality.

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Total Publications
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41,952
Prior Five Years
14,289
Total Citations
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272,108
Prior Five Years
45,876
Total Scholars
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6,685
Prior Five Years
3,886

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