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

Becoming Women:
The Embodied Self in Image Culture

by Carla Rice
(University of Toronto Press)

Born Out of Place:
Migrant Mothers and the Politics of International Labor

by Nicole Constable
(University of California Press)

College 101:
A Girl’s Guide to Freshman Year

by Julie Zeilinger
(Prufrock Press)

Heroines of Film and Television:
Portrayals in Popular Culture

edited by Norma Jones et al.
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

Iraqi Women in Denmark:
Ritual Performance and Belonging in Everyday Life

by Marianne Pedersen
(Manchester University Press)

Modernist Women Poets:
An Anthology

edited by Robert Hass and Paul Ebenkamp

Spanish Female Writers and the Freethinking Press, 1879-1926
by Christine Arkinstall
(University of Toronto Press)

The Changing Face of Representation:
The Gender of U.S. Senators and Constituent Communications

by Kim L. Fridkin and Patrick J. Kenney
(University of Michigan Press)

Theorizing NGOs:
States, Feminisms, and Neoliberalism

edited by Victoria Bernal and Inderpal Grewal
(Duke University Press)

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