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

Charlotte Brontë:
A Fiery Heart

by Claire Harman
(Alfred A. Knopf)

Gender Testing in Sport:
Ethics, Cases and Controversies

edited by Sandy Montanola and Aurelie Olives

Good Girls, Bad Girls of the New Testament:
Their Enduring Lessons

by T.J. Wray
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

Sex Segregation in Sports:
Why Separate Is Not Equal

by Adrienne N. Milner and Jomills Henry Braddock II

The First Fifty Years of Relief Society:
Key Documents in Latter-day Saint Women’s History

edited by Jill Mulvay Derr et al.
(Church Historian’s Press)

The Highest Glass Ceiling:
Women’s Quest for the American Presidency

by Ellen Fitzpatrick
(Harvard University Press)

The Mayans Among Us:
Migrant Women and Meatpacking on the Great Plains

by Ann L. Sittig and Martha Florinda Gonzalez
(Bison Books)

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