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

Break Your Own Rules: How to Change the Patterns of Thinking that Block Women’s Paths to Power by Jill Flynn et al. (Jossey-Bass)
Chinese Women’s Cinema: Transnational Contexts edited by Lingzhen Wang (Columbia University Press)
Edith Wharton: Sex, Satire and the Older Woman by Janet Beer and Avril Horner (Palgrave Macmillan)
Film and Female Consciousness: Irigaray, Cinema and Thinking Women by Lucy Bolton (Palgrave Macmillan)
German Women’s Writing of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries: Future Directions in Feminist Criticism edited by Helen Fronius (Legenda)
Mighty Be Our Powers: How Sisterhood, Prayer, and Sex Changed a Nation at War by Leymah Gbowee (Beast Books)
Mistresses: A History of the Other Woman by Elzabeth Abbott (Overlook Hardcover)
Patient Citizens, Immigrant Mothers: Mexican Women, Public Prenatal Care, and the Birth Weight Paradox by Alyshia Galvez (Rutgers University Press)
The Gender of Memory: Rural Women and China’s Collective Past by Gail Hershatter (University of California Press)
Tomboys, Pretty Boys, and Outspoken Women: The Media Revolution of 1973 by Edward D. Miller (University of Michigan Press)
Wicked Success Is Inside Every Woman by Vickie L. Milazzo (John Wiley)
Women’s Health and the World’s Cities edited by Afaf Ibrahim Meleis et al. (Penn Press)

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