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

Black Women Against the Land Grab:
The Fight for Racial Justice in Brazil

by Keisha-Khan Y. Perry
(University of Minnesota Press)

Difficult Diasporas:
The Transnational Feminist Aesthetic

by Samantha Pinto
(New York University Press)

Do Muslim Women Need Saving?

by Lila Abu-Lughod
(Harvard University Press)

Green Retreats:
Women, Gardens and Eighteenth-Century Culture

by Stephen Bending
(Cambridge University Press)

The Glass Slipper:
Women and Love Stories

by Susan Ostrov Weisser
(Rutgers University Press)

Women and the Transmission of Religious Knowledge in Islam

by Asma Sayeed
(Cambridge University Press)

Women, Work, and Clothes in the Eighteenth-Century Novel
by Chloe Wigston Smith
(Cambridge University Press)

Writing Women Saints in Anglo-Saxon England
by Paul Szarmach
(University of Toronto Press)

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