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

Coolie Woman:
The Odyssey of Indenture

by Gaiutra Bahadur
(University of Chicago Press)

Contemporary Women Playwrights:
Into the 21st Century

edited by Penny Farfan and Lesley Ferris
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Economic Women:
Essays on Desire and Dispossession in Nineteenth-Century British Culture

edited by Lana L. Dalley and Jill Rappoport
(Ohio State University Press)

Gender and Empowerment: a Comparative Analysis of India and USA
by Keshab Chandra Mandal
(Sarat Book House)

Gendering Science Fiction Films:
Invaders From the Suburbs

by Susan A. George
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Pinay on the Prairies:
Filipino Women and Transnational Identities

by Glenda Tibe Bonifacio
(University of British Columbia Press)

Spectacular Girls:
Media Fascination and Celebrity Culture

by Sarah Projansky
(New York University Press)

The Beauty Trade:
Youth, Gender, and Fashion Globalization

by Angela B. McCracken
(Oxford University Press)

The ‘Incumberances’: British Women in India, 1615-1856
by Joan Mickelson Gaughan
(Oxford University Press)

Voicing Demands:
Feminist Activism in Transitional Contexts

edited by Sohela Nazneen and Maheen Sultan
(Zed Books)

Women in the Changing World:
Global Experiences and Challenges

edited by Sudakshina Ray Dutta and Sanchari Roy
(Levant Books)

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