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

• Between the Queen and the Cabby: Olympe De Gouges’s Rights of Woman by John R. Cole (McGill Queens University Press)
Beyond DNA: Inheriting Spiritual Strength from the Women in Your Family Tree by Selena Post (CrossBooks Publishing)
Body Language: Sisters in Shape, Black Women’s Fitness, and Feminist Identity Politics by Kimberly J. Lau (Temple University Press)
Inequalities of Love: College-Education, Black Women and the Barriers to Romance and Family by Averil Y. Clarke (Duke University Press)
Poverty, Battered Women, and Work in U.S. Public Policy by Lisa D. Brush (Oxford University Press)
The Arab State and Women’s Rights: The Trap of Authoritarian Governance by Elham Manea (Routledge)
The Politics of Fashion in Eighteenth-Century America by Kate Haulman (University of North Carolina Press)
The Roles Of Men And Women In Eskimo Culture by Naomi Musmaker Giffen (Literary Licensing)
The Women’s War of 1929: A History of Anti-Colonial Resistance in Eastern Nigeria by Toyin Falola and Adam Paddock (Carolina Academic Press)
Troubling Gender: Youth and Cumbia in Argentina’s Music Scene by Pablo Vila and Pablo Seman (Temple University Press)
Woman and Goddess in Hinduism: Reinterpretations and Re-envisionings by Tracey Pintchman and Rita D. Sherma (Palgrave Macmillan)
Women in China’s Muslim Northwest: Gender, Social Hierarchy and Ethnicity by Ayxem Ali (Routledge)
Women, Family and Society in Byzantium by Angeliki E. Laiou et al. (Ashgate Variorum)

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