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Try some of the suggestions on this page to get overviews of gender and communication issues, questions, and subjects that are in the news and/or of interest to scholars.
Try a broad search like women and advertising or gender and television or media and body image during the literature search on your topic and you're likely to be overwhelmed by the results.
But do a broad search (using the databases in the Finding Books & Articles section of this guide) when trying to select a topic and it will help you get a sense of some of the many ways scholars have approached an issue.
SUBJECT ENCYCLOPEDIAS provide concise overviews of a wide range of topics related to gender roles and communication. Browse through any of the following for context and and basic information on topics that you can explore more fully.