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

Bringing Zen Home: The Healing Heart of Japanese Women’s Rituals by Paula Arai (University of Hawaii Press)
College Women in the Nuclear Age: Cultural Literacy and Female Identity, 1940-1960 by Babette Faehmel (Rutgers University Press)
Early Modern Women in Conversation by Katherine R. Larson (Palgrave Macmillan)
Embodied Performances: Sexuality, Gender, Bodies by Beatrice Allegranti (Palgrave Macmillan)
Jewish Women Writers in the Soviet Union by Rina Lapidus (Routledge)
Sisterhood of War: Minnesota Women in Vietnam by Kim Heikkila (Minnesota Historical Society Press)
Surviving the Bosnian Genocide: The Women of Srebrenica Speak by Selma Leydesdorff (Indiana University Press)
Sylvia Plath and the Mythology of Women Readers by Janet Badia (University of Massachusetts Press)
The New Maids: Transnational Women and the Care Economy by Helma Lutz (Zed Books)
The Women’s Suffrage Movement and Feminism in Argentina From Roca to Peron by Gregory Hammond (University of New Mexico Press)
Women, Gender and Development in Rural China by Tamara Jacka and Sally Sargeson (Edward Elgar Publishers)
Women: South Africans of Indian Origin by Devi Moodley Rajab (Jacana Media)
Women’s Work, Men’s Cultures: Overcoming Resistance and Changing Organizational Cultures by Sarah Rutherford (Palgrave Macmillan)

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