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

Art, Education and Gender:
The Shaping of Female Ambition

by Gill Hopper
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Canadian Women Shaping Diasporic Religious Identities
edited by Becky R. Lee and Terry Tak Woo
(Wilfrid Laurier University Press)

Fast Forward:
How Women Can Achieve Power and Purpose

by Melanne Verveer and Kim K. Azzarelli
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Florynce “Flo” Kennedy:
The Life of a Black Feminist Radical

by Sherie M. Randolph
(University of North Carolina Press)

Getting Screwed:
Sex Workers and the Law

by Alison Bass

Romaine Brooks:
A Life

by Cassandra Langer
(University of Wisconsin Press)

The Hidden Kennedy Daughter

by Kate Clifford Larson
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Social Collateral:
Women and Microfinance in Paraguay’s Smuggling Economy

by Caroline E. Schuster
(University of California Press)

The Biopolitics of Gender
by Jemima Repo
(Oxford University Press)

Women, Islam, and Abbasid Identity
by Nadia Maria El Cheikh
(Harvard University Press)

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