Recent Books That May Be of Interest to Women Scholars

books2Women 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

Desi Divas:
Political Activism in South Asian American Cultural Performance

by Christine L. Garlough
(University Press of Mississippi)

Finding the Woman Who Didn’t Exist:
The Curious Life of Gisele d’Estoc

by Melanie C. Hawthorne
(University of Nebraska Press)

Gender and Parenthood:
Biological and Social Scientific Perspectives

edited by W. Bradford Wilcox and Kathleen Kovner Kline
(Columbia University Press)

Gender, National Security, and Counter-Terrorism:
Human Rights Perspectives

edited by Margaret L. Satterthwaite and Jayne Huckerby

Hard to Get:
Twenty-Something Women and the Paradox of Sexual Freedom

by Leslie C. Bell
(University of California Press)

Matrons and Maids:
Regulating Indian Domestic Service in Tucson, 1914-1934

by Victoria K. Haskins
(University of Arizona Press)

Philosophical Feminism and Popular Culture
edited by Sharon Crasnow and Joanne Waugh
(Lexington Books)

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