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 Woman’s Life:
Pauline Wengeroff and Memoirs of a Grandmother

by Shulamit Magnus
(Littman Library Of Jewish Civilization)

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

Contemporary Perspectives on Ecofeminism
edited by Mary Phillips and Nick Rumens

Finding Charity’s Folk:
Enslaved & Free Black Women in Maryland

by Jessica Millward
(University of Georgia Press)

International Cinema and the Girl:
Local Issues, Transnational Contexts

edited by Fiona Handyside and Kate Taylor-Jones
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Lee Miller:
A Woman’s War

by Hilary Roberts
(Thames & Hudson)

Literature and the Development of Feminist Theory
by Robin Truth Goodman
(Cambridge University Press)

Muslim Women, Social Movements and the ‘War on Terror’
by Narzanin Massoumi
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Pregnancy Discrimination and the American Worker
by Michelle D. Deardorff and James G. Dahl
(Palgrave Macmillan)

She is Cuba:
A Genealogy of the Mulata Body

by Melissa Blanco Borelli
(Oxford University Press)

The Cambridge Companion to Lesbian Literature
edited by Jodie Medd
(Cambridge University Press)

The Female Voice of Myanmar:
Khin Myo Chit to Aung San Suu Kyi

by Nilanjana Sengupta
(Cambridge University Press)

Violence Against Women in Pornography
by Walter S. DeKeseredy and Marilyn Corsianos

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