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

A Spectacular Leap:
Black Women Athletes in Twentieth-Century America

by Jennifer H. Lansbury
(University of Arkansas Press)

American Postfeminist Cinema:
Women, Romance and Contemporary Culture

by Michelle Schreiber
(Edinburgh University Press)

Anna Howard Shaw:
The Work of Woman Suffrage

by Trisha Franzen
(University of Illinois Press)

Asian and Feminist Philosophies in Dialogue:
Liberating Traditions

edited by Jennifer McWeeny and Ashby Butnor
(Columbia University Press)

Creating This Place:
Women, Family, and Class in St John’s, 1900-1950

by Linda Cullum and Marilyn Porter
(McGill Queens University Press)

Displaced Women:
Multilingual Narratives of Migration in Europe

edited by Lucia Aiello et al.
(Cambridge Scholars Publishing)

Fair Shared Cities:
The Impact of Gender Planning in Europe

edited by Ines Sanches de Madariaga and Marion Roberts
(Ashgate Publishing)

Feminisms, Empowerment and Development:
Changing Women’s Lives

edited by Andrea Cornwall and Jenny Edwards
(Zed Books)

Feminist Phenomenology and Medicine
edited by Kristin Zeiler and Lisa Folkmarson Kall
(State University of New York Press)

Gender and Sexualities in Education:
A Reader

edited by Elizabeth J. Meyer and Dennis Carlson
(Peter Lang International)

Gender in Organizations:
Are Men Allies or Adversaries to Women’s Career Advancement?

edited by Ronald J. Burke and Debra A. Major
(Edward Elgar Publishing)

Gender Protest and Same-Sex Desire in Antebellum American
by David Greven
(Ashgate Publishing)

Italian Women Filmmakers and the Gendered Screen
edited by Maristella Cantini
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Ordinary Theologies:
Religio-Spirituality and the Leadership of Black Female Principals

by Noelle Witherspoon Arnold
(Peter Lang International)

Staging Women and the Soul-Body Dynamic in Early Modern England
by Sarah E. Johnson
(Ashgate Publishing)

Suffrage and the Silver Screen
by Amy Shore
(Peter Lang International)

Waging Gendered Wars:
U.S. Military Women in Afghanistan and Iraq

by Paige Whaley Eager
(Ashgate Publishing)

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