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

Paula Modersohn-Becker:
The First Modern Woman Artist

by Diane Radycki
(Yale University Press)

The Japanese Family in Transition:
From the Professional Housewife Ideal to the Dilemmas of Choice

by Suzanne Hall Vogel with Steven K. Vogel
(Rowman & Littlefield)

The Political Activities of Detroit Clubwomen in the 1920s:
A Challenge and a Promise

by Jayne Morris-Crowther
(Wayne State University Press)

The Rise of Women:
The Growng Gender Gap in Education and What It Means for American Schools

by Thomas A. DiPrete and Claudia Buchmann
(Russell Sage Foundation)

Traumatic States:
Gendered Violence, Suffering, and Care in Chile

by Nia Parson
(Vanderbilt University Press)

Women, the Arts and Globalization:
Eccentric Experience

edited by Marsha Meskimmon and Dorothy C. Rowe
(Manchester University Press)

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