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

Self-Determination and Women’s Rights in Muslim Societies
edited by Chitra Raghaven and James P. Levine
(Brandeis University Press)

Sex, Lies, and Cigarettes:
Canadian Women, Smoking, and Visual Culture, 1880-2000

by Sharon Anne Cook
(McGill-Queen’s University Press)

Simone de Beauvoir:
Political Writings

edited by Margaret A. Simons and Marybeth Timmermann
(University of Illinois Press)

The Daughter’s Way:
Canadian Women’s Paternal Elegies

by Tanis MacDonald
(Wilfrid Laurier University Press)

The Maid Narratives:
Black Domestics and White Families in the Jim Crow South

by Katherine van Wormer et al.
(Louisiana State University Press)

The Woman Reader
by Belinda Jack
(Yale University Press)

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