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ANTH 302 Ethnography of South Asia

Course guide for Dr. Sara Shneiderman's ANTH 302 Ethnography of South Asia class, Fall 2015.


While the default library search engine, Summon, will allow you to find a great deal of articles, UBC subscribes to a number of specific databases that can help you focus your search. You can choose to look for articles written by discipline (i.e. anthropologists, sociologists, etc.) or by geographic region (e.g. South Asia)

Find Articles by Discipline

Anthropology and Sociology

South Asia

  • Bibliography of Asian Studies - Indexes journal articles on all subjects pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia from 1971 to the present.
  • Digital South Asia Library -  digital materials for reference and research on South Asia 
  • India, Raj and Empire - primary source documents on the history of South Asian between the foundation of the East India Company in 1615 and the granting of independence to India and Pakistan in 1947.

Political Science

Gender and Sexuality Studies

  • LGBT Life with Full Text - The premier resource to the world's literature regarding Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender issues.

  • Studies on Women & Gender Abstracts  - An international abstracting service which focusses on education, employment, women in the family and community, medicine/health, role socialisation, social policy, female culture, media treatment of women, biography, literary criticism and historical studies. Both theoretical and empirical materials are abstracted.

  • Women's Studies International  - Covers the core disciplines in Women's Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research. This database supports curriculum development in the areas of sociology, history, political science & economy, public policy, international relations, arts & humanities, business and education. 


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