Recent Books 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

Black Women’s Christian Activism:
Seeking Social Justice in a Northern Suburb

by Betty Livingston Adams
(New York University Press)

Gender and Power:
Towards Equality and Democratic Governance

edited by Mino Vianello and Mary Hawkesworth
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Gendered Crossings:
Women and Migration in the Spanish Empire

by Allyson M. Poska
(University of New Mexico Press)

Heroines of Mercy Street:
The Real Nurses of the Civil War

by Pamela D. Toler
(Little, Brown & Co.)

Kicking Butt in Computer Science:
Women in Computing at Carnegie Mellon University

by Carol Frieze and Jeria Quesenberry
(Dog Ear Publishing)

The FBI Wife:
A Memoir

by Sandra Windsor
(Abbott Press)

The Hidden Face of Eve:
Women in the Arab World

by Nawal El Saadawi
(Zed Books)

Women, Work, and Worship in Lincoln’s Country:
The Dumville Family Letters

edited by Anne Heinz and John Heinz
(University of Illinois Press)

Women’s Rights in the USA:
Policy Debates and Gender Roles, Fifth Edition

by Dorothy E. McBride and Janine A. Perry

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