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 Game of Their Own:
Voices of Contemporary Women in Baseball

by Jennifer Ring
(University of Nebraska Press)

Biblical Women in Early Modern Literary Culture, 1550-1700
edited by Victoria Brownlee and Laura Gallagher
(Manchester University Press)

Classroom Wars:
Language, Sex, and the Making of Modern Political Culture

by Natalia Mehlman Petrel
(Oxford University Press)

Educating Adolescent Girls Around the Globe:
Challenges and Opportunities

edited by Sandra L. Stacki and Supra Bailey

Laura Cornelius Kellogg:
Our Democracy and the American Indian and Other Works

edited by Kristina Ackley and Cristina Stanciu
(Syracuse University Press)

Why So Few Women Are in Positions of Power

by Eva Tutchell and John Edmonds
(Gower Publishing)

Maternal Activism:
Mothers Confronting Injustice

by Danielle Poe
(State University of New York Press)

Parliamentary Pioneers:
Labour Women MPs 1918-1945

by Mary Honeyball
(Urbane Publications)

The Cambridge Companion to Women’s Writing in the Romantic Period
edited by Devoney Looser
(Cambridge University Press)

The Changing Nature of Eco/Feminism:
Telling Stories from Clayoquot Sound

by Niamh Moore
(University of Washington Press)

Virginia Women:
Their Lives and Times

edited by Cynthia A. Kierner and Sandra Gioia Treadway
(University of Georgia Press)

Why Women Need Quotas
by Vicky Pryce

Wolf-Women and Phantom Ladies:
Female Desire in 1940s U.S. Culture

by Steven Dillon
(State University of New York Press)

Women and Modesty in Late Antiquity
by Kate Wilkinson
(Cambridge University Press)

Women and the Railway, 1850-1915
by Anna Despotopoulou
(Edinburgh University Press)

Women Leading Education Across the Continents:
Overcoming the Barriers

edited by Elizabeth C. Reilly et al.
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

Women Scientists:
Reflections, Challenges, and Breaking Boundaries

by Magdolna Hargittai
(Oxford University Press)

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