Recent Books That May Be of Interest to Women Scholars

Women in Academia Report regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. Here are the latest selections. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through

Black Woman Redefined: Dispelling Myths and Discovering Fulfillment in the Age of Michelle Obama by Sophia Nelson (BenBella Books)
California Women and Politics: From the Gold Rush to the Great Depression edited by Robert W. Cherny et al. (University of Nebraska Press)
Choices Women Make: Agency in Domestic Violence, Assisted Reproduction, and Sex Work by Carisa R. Showden (University of Minnesota Press)
Contemporary Women Writers Look Back: From Irony to Nostalgia by Alice Ridout (Continuum Books)
Emma Goldman: Political Thinking in the Streets by Kathy E. Ferguson (Rowman & Littlefield)
Gender and Jewish History edited by Marion A. Kaplan and Deborah Dash Moore (Indiana University Press)
Girls! Girls! Girls! in Contemporary Art edited by Catherine Grant and Lori Waxman (Intellect Books)
Images of Woman and Child From the Bronze Age: Reconsidering Fertility, Maternity, and Gender in the Ancient World by Stephanie Lynn Budin (Cambridge University Press)
Immigration and Women: Understanding the American Experience by Susan C. Pearce et al. (New York University Press)
Knowing Otherwise: Race, Gender, and Implicit Understanding by Alexis Shotwell (Pennsylvania State University Press)
Mothers United: An Immigrant Struggle for Socially Just Education by Andrea Dyrness (University of Minnesota Press)
Representations of Femininity in American Genre Cinema: The Woman’s Film, Film Noir, and Modern Horror by David Greven (Palgrave Macmillan)
Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones: From the Ancient World to the Era of Human Rights edited by Elizabeth D. Heineman (University of Pennsylvania Press)
Shifting Subjects: Plural Subjectivity in Contemporary Francophone Women’s Autobiography by Natalie Edwards (University of Delaware Press)
The Female Body in Medicine and Literature edited by Andrew Mangham and Greta Depledge (Liverpool University Press)
Women & Catholicism: Gender, Communion, and Authority by Phyllis Zagano (Palgrave MacMillan)
Women on Screen: Feminism and Femininity in Visual Culture edited by Melanie Waters (Palgrave Macmillan)

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