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Law, Gender and Sexuality an introduction to LSE Library collections

Citation: Dawson, Heather (2015) Law, Gender and Sexuality an introduction to LSE Library collections. Legal Information Management, 15 (1). pp. 45-50. ISSN 1472-6696

This article outlines primary and secondary source materials relevant to the academic study of law, gender and sexuality which are available in the LSE library. It includes coverage of the content of the Hall-Carpenter Archive as well as books, journal and archival materials accessible via the Women's Library@LSE. Practical guidance is provided to researchers in using the Library and searching its catalogues effectively. Heather Dawson is an Academic Support Librarian at the LSE Library where she has worked since 1996. She is based in the Academic Services Group and is involved in collection development and assisting staff and students in using the gender studies materials effectively.

Additional Information: This is a pre-print of an article which will be published in a special issue of Legal Information Management in 2015. It has been developed by the author (Heather Dawson) from a paper she gave at “Law, Gender and Sexuality: sources and methods in socio-legal research” a national socio-legal training day held at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies on Monday 19 May 2014. The workshop was jointly organised by the British Library, the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and the Socio-Legal Studies Association.
Creators: Dawson, Heather and
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Subjects: Law
Keywords: legal scholarship, law and gender, women and law, sexuality, sex and law, sex and discrimination, archives
Divisions: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
  • March 2015 (published)


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