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

Fat Blame:
How the War on Obesity Victimizes Women and Children

by April Michelle Herndon
(University Press of Kansas)

Grandmothers at Work:
Juggling Families and Jobs

by Madonna Harrington Meyer
(New York University Press)

Maya Market Women:
Power and Tradition in San Juan Chamelco, Guatemala

by S. Ashley Kistler
(University of Illinois Press)

The Myth of Seneca Falls:
Memory and the Women’s Suffrage Movement, 1848-1898

by Lisa Tetrault
(University of North Carolina Press)

Writing Through Jane Crow:
Race and Gender Politics in African American Literature

by Ayesha K. Hardison
(University of Virginia Press)

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