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 Class by Herself:
Protective Laws for Women Workers, 1890s-1990s

by Nancy Woloch
(Princeton University Press)

Female Entrepreneurship in Transition Economies:
Trends and Challenges

edited by Veland Ramadani et al.
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Feminism Art Theory:
An Anthology 1968-2014

edited by Hilary Robinson

Headscarves and Hymens:
Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution

by Mona Eltahawy
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

Lois Weber in Early Hollywood
by Shelley Stamp
(University of California Press)

Real Women, Real Leaders:
Surviving and Succeeding in the Business World

edited by Kathleen Hurley and Priscilla Shumway
(John Wiley & Sons)

Textual Masculinity and the Exchange of Women in Renaissance Venice
by Courtney Quaintance
(University of Toronto Press)

Toni Morrison:
A Literary Life

by Linda Wagner-Martin
(Palgrave Macmillan)

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