Recent Books That May Be of Interest to Women Scholars

Wombooks2en 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

Being Miss America:
Behind the Rhinestone Curtain

by Kate Shindle
(University of Texas Press)

Gender and Class in English Asylums, 1890-1914
by Louise Hide
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Partisan Diary:
A Woman’s Life in the Italian Resistance

by Ada Gobetti
(Oxford University Press)

Rethinking Peacekeeping, Gender Equality and Collective Security
edited by Gina Heathcote and Dianne Otto
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Smart Chicks on Screen:
Representing Women’s Intellect in Film and Television

by Laura Mattoon D’Amore
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

The Remaking of Social Contracts:
Global Feminists in the 21st Century

edited by Gita Sen and Marina Durano
(Zed Books)

Those Good Gertrudes:
A Social History of Women Teachers in America

by Geraldine J. Clifford
(Johns Hopkins University Press)

What Women Want:
An Agenda for the Women’s Movement

by Deborah L. Rhode
(Oxford University Press)

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