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 Singularly Unfeminine Profession:
One Woman’s Journey in Physics

by Mary K. Gaillard
(World Scientific Publishing)

Beyond Brutal Passions:
Prostitution in Early Nineteenth-Century Montreal

by Mary Anne Poutanen
(McGill Queens University Press)

Christian Doctrines for Global Gender Justice
edited by Jenny Daggers and Grace Ji-Sun Kim
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Culture and Liberty:
Writings of Isabel Paterson

edited by Stephen Cox
(Transaction Publishers)

Elizabeth I and Her Circle
by Susan Doran
(Oxford University Press)

Finding Justice:
A History of Women Lawyers in Maryland Since 1642

edited by Lynne A. Battaglia
(George F. Thompson Publishing)

Gender and Sexualities in Education:
A Reader

edited by Elizabeth J. Meyer and Dennis Carlson
(Peter Lang Publishers)

Myths About Women’s Rights:
How, Where, and Why Rights Advance

by Feryal M. Cherif
(Oxford University Press)

Our Fighting Sisters:
Nation, Memory and Gender in Algeria, 1954-2012

by Natalya Vince
(Manchester University Press)

Parliamentary Pioneers:
Labour Women MPs 1918-1945

by Mary Honeyball
(Urbane Publications)

Princess Cultures:
Mediating Girls’ Imaginations and Identities

edited by Miriam Forman-Brunell and Rebecca C. Hains
(Peter Lang Publishing)

Sportswomen in Cinema:
Film and the Frailty

by Nicholas Chare
(I.B. Tauris)

The Afterglow of Women’s Pornography in Post-Digital China
by Katrien Jacobs
(Palgrave Macmillan)

The Newspaper Warrior:
Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins’s Campaign for American Indian Rights, 1864-1891

edited by Cari M. Carpenter and Carolyn Sorisio
(University of Nebraska Press)

Travels with Frances Densmore:
Her Life, Work, and Legacy in Native American Studies

edited by Joan M. Jensen and Michelle Wick Patterson
(University of Nebraska Press)

Women Framing Hair:
Serial Strategies in Contemporary Art

by Heather Hanna
(Cambridge Scholars Publishing)

Women in Japanese Religions
by Barbara Ambros
(New York University Press)

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