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

Anna Howard Shaw:
The Work of Woman Suffrage

by Trisha Franzen
(University of Illinois Press)

Daughters of Parvati:
Women and Madness in Contemporary India

by Sarah Pinto
(University of Pennsylvania Press)

Gender, Conflict and Peace in Kashmir:
Invisible Stakeholders

by Seema Shekhawat
(Cambridge University Press)

The Politics of Risk, Inequality, and Heart Disease

by Janet K. Shim
(New York University Press)

Heroines of Comic Books and Literature:
Portrayals in Popular Culture

edited by Maja Bajac-Carter et al.
(Rowman & Littlefield)

Hillary Clinton in the News:
Gender and Authenticity in American Politics

by Shawn J. Parry-Giles
(University of Illinois Press)

Once I Too Had Wings:
The Journals of Emma Bell Miles, 1908–1918

edited by Steven Cox
(Ohio University Press)

Women Comedians and Body Politics

by Linda Mizejewski
(University of Texas Press)

Remembering the Samsui Women:
Migration and Social Memory in Singapore and China

by Kelvin E.Y. Low
(University of British Columbia Press)

Underserved Women of Color, Voice, and Resistance:
Claiming a Seat at the Table

edited by Sonja M. Brown Givens and Keisha Edwards Tassie
(Lexington Books)

Unruly Women:
Performance, Penitence, and Punishment in Early Modern Spain

by Margaret E. Boyle
(University of Toronto Press)

Walking Prey:
How America’s Youth Are Vulnerable to Sex Slavery

by Holly Austin Smith
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Women Attorneys and the Changing Workplace:
High Hopes, Mixed Outcomes

by Phyllis Kitzerow
(Lynne Rienner Publishers)

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