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 Subjects in Africa and Its Diasporas: Race and Gender in Research and Writing edited by Benjamin Talton and Quincy T. Mills (Palgrave Macmillan)
• ¡Chicana Power! Contested Histories of Feminism in the Chicano Movement by Maylei Blackwell (University of Texas Press)
Cultures of Femininity in Modern Fashion by Ilya Parkins and Elizabeth M. Sheehan (University of New Hampshire Press)
Domesticity and Design in American Women’s Lives and Literature: Stowe, Alcott, Cather, and Wharton Writing Home by Caroline Hellman (Routledge)
Ecofeminism and Rhetoric: Critical Perspectives on Sex, Technology, and Discourse by Douglas A. Vakoch (Berghahn Books)
Gender Born, Gender Made: Raising Healthy Gender-Nonconforming Children by Diane Ehrensaft (Workman Publishing)
Gender, Honor, and Charity in Late Renaissance Florence by Philip Gavitt (Cambridge University Press)
Irish Literature in the Celtic Tiger Years 1990 to 2008: Gender, Bodies, Memory by Susan Cahill (Continuum)
Seeing Through Music: Gender and Modernism in Classic Hollywood Film Scores by Peter Franklin (Oxford University Press)
Sex and the Citizen: Interrogating the Caribbean by Faith Smith (University of Virginia Press)
The Black Megachurch: Theology, Gender, and the Politics of Public Engagement by Tamelyn M. Tucker-Worgs (Baylor University Press)
The Ethics of Care: A Feminist Approach to Human Security by Fiona Robinson (Temple University Press)
Trafficking Women’s Human Rights by Julietta Hua (University of Minnesota Press)

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