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)

Becoming a Romanov:
Grand Duchess Elena of Russia and Her World (1807-1873)

by Marina Soroka and Charles A. Rudd
(Ashgate Publishing)

Big Pharma, Women, and the Labour of Love
by Thea Cacchioni
(University of Toronto Press)

Black Magic Woman and Narrative Film:
Race, Sex and Afro-Religiosity

by Montre Aza Missouri
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Covered in Ink:
Tattoos, Women and the Politics of the Body

by Beverly Thompson
(New York University Press)

Feminist and Human Rights Struggles in Peru:
Decolonizing Transitional Justice

by Pascha Bueno-Hansen
(University of Illinois Press)

Gender Inequality in Our Changing World:
A Comparative Approach

by Lori Kenschaft and Roger Clark

Lives of Incarcerated Women:
An International Perspective

edited by Candace Kruttschnitt and Catrien Bijleveld

Old Women and Art in the Early Modern Italian Domestic Interior
by Erin J. Campbell
(Ashgate Publishing)

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