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 Halfway House for Women:
Oppression and Resistance

by Gail A. Caputo
(Northeastern University Press)

Equality Deferred:
Sex Discrimination and British Columbia’s Human Rights State, 1953-84

by Dominique Clement
(University of British Columbia Press)

Finnish Women Making Religion:
Between Ancestors and Angels

edited by Terhi Utriainen and Paivi Salmesvuori
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Girlhood and the Plastic Image
by Heather Warren-Crow
(Dartmouth College Press)

Integral Voices on Sex, Gender, and Sexuality:
Critical Inquiries

edited by Sarah E. Nicholson and Vanessa D. Fisher
(State University of New York Press)

Mrs. Tsenhor:
A Female Entrepreneur in Ancient Egypt

by Koenraad Donker van Heel
(American University in Cairo Press)

Taking Risks:
Feminist Activism and Research in the Americas

edited by Julie Shayne
(State University of New York Press)

The Woman I Am:
Southern Baptist Women’s Writings, 1906-2006

by Melody Maxwell
(University of Alabama Press)

The Women’s Land Army in First World War Britain
by Bonnie White
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Women and Development in Africa:
How Gender Works

by Michael Kevane
(Lynne Rienner Publishers)

Women and the Birth of Russian Capitalism:
A History of the Shuttle Trade

by Irina Mukhina
(Northern Illinois University Press)

Women of the Nation:
Between Black Protest and Sunni Islam

by Dawn-Marie Gibson and Jamillah Karim
(New York University Press)

Women, Travel Writing, and Truth
edited by Clare Broome Saunders

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