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

Feminist Narrative Ethics:
Tacit Persuasion in Modernist Form

by Katherine Saunders Nash
(Ohio State University Press)

Gender, Violence, and Human Security:
Critical Feminist Perspectives

edited by Aili Mari Tripp et al.
(New York University Press)

Railroad Radicals in Cold War Mexico:
Gender, Class, and Memory

by Robert F. Alegre
(University of Nebraska Press)

Schoolgirls, Money and Rebellion in Japan
by Sharon Kinsella

Shrill Hurrahs:
Women, Gender, and Racial Violence in South Carolina, 1865-1900

by Kate Cote Gillin
(University of South Carolina Press)

Spectacular Girls:
Media Fascination and Celebrity Culture

by Sarah Projansky
(New York University Press)

The Burden of Female Talent:
The Poet Li Qingzhao and Her History in China

by Ronald C. Egan
(Harvard University Asia Center)

The Politics of Women’s Health Care in the United States
by Marian Lief Palley and Howard A. Palley
(Palgrave Pivot)

Tragic Spirits:
Shamanism, Memory, and Gender in Contemporary Mongolia

by Maduhai Buyandelger
(University of Chicago Press)

Women’s Magazines in the Digital Age
by Brooke Erin Duffy
(University of Illinois Press)

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