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

Contested Passions:
Sexuality, Eroticism, and Gender in Modern Austrian Literature and Culture

edited by Clemens Ruthner and Raleigh Whitinger
(Peter Lang Publishing)

Economic Woman:
Demand, Gender, and Narrative Closure in Eliot and Hardy

by Deanna K. Kreisel
(University of Toronto Press)

Power, Change, and Gender Relations in Rural Java:
A Tale of Two Villages

by Ann R. Tickamyer and Siti Kusujiarti
(Ohio University Press)

Reconsidering Olmec Visual Culture:
The Unborn, Women, and Creation

by Carolyn E. Tate
(University of Texas Press)

The Bride Factory:
Mass Media Portrayals of Women and Weddings

by Erika Engstrom
(Peter Lang Publishing)

The Impact of Gender Quotas
edited by Susan Franceschet et al.
(Oxford University Press)

The Women of Katrina:
How Gender, Race, and Class Matter in an American Disaster

edited by Emmanuel David and Elaine Narson
(Vanderbilt University Press)

Transnational Discourses on Class, Gender, and Cultural Identity
by Irene Marques
(Purdue University Press)

Varieties of Feminism:
German Gender Politics in Global Perspective

by Myra Marx Ferree
(Stanford University Press)

Word, Like Fire:
Maria Stewart, the Bible, and the Rights of African Americans

by Valerie C. Cooper
(University of Virginia Press)

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