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

Battered Women Doing Time:
Injustice in the Criminal Justice System

by Rachel Zimmer Schneider
(FirstForum Press)

Black Middle-Class Women and Pregnancy Loss:
A Qualitative Inquiry

by Lisa Paisley-Cleveland
(Lexington Books)

Dressed as in a Painting:
Women and British Aestheticism in an Age of Reform

by Kimberly Wahl
(University of New Hampshire Press)

Gender Equality, Intersectionality, and Diversity in Europe
by Lise Rolandsen Aqustin
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Maternal Horror Film:
Melodrama and Motherhood

by Sarah Arnold
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Modern Girls on the Go:
Gender, Mobility, and Labor in Japan

edited by Alisa Freedman et al.
(Stanford University Press)

Passionate Commitments:
The Lives of Anna Rochester and Grace Hutchins

by Julia M. Allen
(State University of New York Press)

Pythagorean Women:
Their History and Writings

by Sarah B. Pomeroy
(Johns Hopkins University Press)

The Becoming of the Body:
Contemporary Women’s Writing in French

by Amaleela Damle
(Edinburgh University Press)

Women and Ledger Art:
Four Contemporary Native American Artists

by Richard Pearce
(University of Arizona Press)

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