Tips for better search results using Boolean or Advanced Searches
gender and media searches for occurrences of both words
culture or media searches for or all, but both are not required
gender not media searches for occurrences of the word ‘urban’ but without use of the word ‘city'
"feminist discourse" searches for the words as a pair not individually
femin* searches for feminine, feminist, feminists, feminism, etc.
wom?n searches for woman and women.
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