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

Childbearing, Women’s Employment and Work-Life Balance Policies in Contemporary Europe
edited by Livia Sz. Olah and Ewa Fratczak
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Contested Spaces:
Abortion Clinics, Women’s Shelters, and Hospitals

by Lori A. Brown
(Ashgate Publishing Company)

Ella Baker:
Community Organizer of the Civil Rights Movement

by J. Todd Moye
(Rowman & Littlefield)

It’s My Fault:
My Journey Through Breast Cancer

by Sherry Kay Thompson
(WestBow Press)

Race and Narrative in Italian Women’s Writing Since Unification
by Melissa Coburn
(Fairleigh Dickinson University Press)

Sex and International Tribunals:
The Erasure of Gender From the War Narrative

by Chiseche Salome Mibenge
(University of Pennsylvania Press)

Woman President:
Confronting Postfeminist Political Culture

by Kristina Horn Sheeler and Karrin Vasby Anderson
(Texas A&M University Press)

Wonder Women:
Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection

by Deborah L. Spar
(Sarah Crichton Books)

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