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

Disruptive Feminisms:
Raced, Gendered, and Classed Bodies in Film

by Gwendolyn Audrey Foster
(Palgrave Pivot)

Elite Women in Ascendancy Ireland, 1690-1745
by Rachel Wilson
(Boydell Press)

Enabling Gender Equality:
Future Generations of the Global World

edited by Eunice Rodriguez and Barbara Wejnert
(Emerald Group Publishing)

Gender and the Judiciary in Africa:
From Obscurity to Parity?

edited by Gretchen Bauer and Josephine Dawuni

High-Skill Migration and Recession:
Gendered Perspectives

edited by Anna Triandafyllidou and Irina Isaakyan
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Melancholic Migrating Bodies in Contemporary Polish Women’s Writing
by Ursula Chowaniec
(Cambridge Scholars Publishing)

Nepali Migrant Women:
Resistance and Survival in America

by Shobha Hamal Gurung
(Syracuse University Press)

Sewing, Fighting and Writing:
Radical Practices in Work, Politics and Culture

by Maria Tamboukou
(Rowman & Littlefield International)

Sex Radical Cinema
by Carol Siegel
(Indiana University Press)

The Post-Fordist Sexual Contract:
Working and Living in Contingency

edited by Lisa Adkins and Maryanne Dever
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Women’s Views:
The Narrative Stereograph in Nineteenth-Century America

by Melody Davis
(University of New Hampshire Press)

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