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. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view. The opinions expressed in these books do not necessarily reflect the views of the editorial board of WIAReport.

Here are the latest selections. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through

Arrested Justice:
Black Women, Violence, and America’s Prison Nation

by Beth E. Richie
(New York University Press)

Consumption and Gender in the Early Seventeenth-Century Household:
The World of Alice Le Strange

by Jane Whittle and Elizabeth Griffiths
(Oxford University Press)

Gender and Cosmopolitanism in Europe:
A Feminist Perspective

by Ulrike M. Vieten
(Ashgate Publishing)

Gender, Nation, and the Arabic Novel:
Egypt, 1892-2008

by Hoda El-sadda
(Syracuse University Press)

Sissieretta Jones:
“The Greatest Singer of Her Race,” 1868-1933

by Maureen Donnelly Lee
(University of South Carolina Press)

The Memory Factory:
The Forgotten Women Artists of Vienna, 1900

by Julie M. Johnson
(Purdue University Press)

Tipping on a Tightrope:
Divas in African American Literature

by Aisha Damali Lockridge
(Peter Lang Publishing)

Unearthing Gender:
Folksongs of North India

by Smita Tewari Jassal
(Duke University Press)

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