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

Anay’s Will to Learn:
A Woman’s Education in the Shadow of the Maquiladoras

by Elaine Hampton with Anay Palomeque de Carrillo
(University of Texas Press)

Breaking Women:
Gender, Race, and the New Politics of Imprisonment

by Jill A. McCorkel
(New York University Press)

Femininity, Time and Feminist Art
by Clare Johnson
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Feminist, Queer, Crip
by Alison Kafer
(Indiana University Press)

Gendering Global Conflict:
Toward a Feminist Theory of War

by Laura Sjoberg
(Columbia University Press)

Green Retreats:
Women, Gardens and Eighteenth-Century Culture

by Stephen Bending
(Cambridge University Press)

Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age
edited by Nilda Flores-Gonzalez et al.
(University of Illinois Press)

Motherhood as Metaphor:
Engendering Interreligious Dialogue

by Jeannine Hill Fletcher
(Fordham University Press)

The Iron Princess:
Amalia Elisabeth and the Thirty Years War

by Tryntje Helfferich
(Harvard University Press)

Women and the Transmission of Religious Knowledge in Islam
by Asma Sayeed
(Cambridge University Press)

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