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 Taste for Brown Sugar:
Black Women in Pornography

by Mireille Miller Young
(Duke University Press)

Daughters of Hecate:
Women and Magic in the Ancient World

edited by Kimberly B. Stratton and Dayna S. Callers
(Oxford University Press)

Deserving Desire:
Women’s Stories of Sexual Evolution

by Beth Montemurro
(Rutgers University Press)

Domestic Abuse, Homicide and Gender:
Strategies for Policy and Practice

by Jane Monckton-Smith and Amanda Williams
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Encyclopedia of Women in American History
edited by Joanne L. Goodwin

In World Perspective

by Raewyn W. Connell and Rebecca Pearse

Locating Asian-American Women Writers in the Diaspora
by Nandini Bhadra
(Prestige Books)

Policing Sexuality:
The Mann Act and the Making of the FBI

by Jessica R. Pliley
(Harvard University Press)

Regulating Desire:
From the Virtuous Maiden to the Purity Princess

by J. Shoshanna Ehrlich
(State University of New York Press)

Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow:
My Life

by Sophia Loren
(Atria Books)

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