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

Bad Girls at Samarcand:
Sexuality and Sterilization in a Southern Juvenile Reformatory

by Karin Lorene Zipf
(Louisiana State University Press)

Beyond Retention:
Cultivating Spaces of Equity, Justice, and Fairness for Women of Color in U.S. Higher Education

edited by Brenda L.H. Marina and Sabrina N. Ross
(Information Age Publishing)

Devout Laywomen in the Early Modern World
edited by Alison Weber

Everyday Sexism
by Laura Bates
(St. Martin’s Griffin)

Expanding the Gaze:
Gender and the Politics of Surveillance

edited by Emily van der Meulen and Robert Heynen
(University of Toronto Press)

Gendering Legislative Behavior:
Institutional Constraints and Collaboration

by Tiffany D. Barnes
(Cambridge University Press)

Latina Feminist Phenomenology, Multiplicity, and the Self

by Mariana Ortega
(State University of New York Press)

Scandalous Economics:
Gender and the Politics of Financial Crises

edited by Aida A. Hozic and Jacqui True
(Oxford University Press)

Systemic Crises of Global Climate Change:
Intersections of Race, Class and Gender

edited by Phoebe Godfrey and Denise Torres

Tongue of Fire:
Emma Goldman, Public Womanhood, and the Sex Question

by Donna M. Kowal
(State University of New York Press)

Victorian Murderesses
by Ayse Naz Bulamur
(Cambridge Scholars Publishing)

Women in Revolutionary Egypt:
Gender and the New Geographics of Identity

by Shereen Abouelnaga
(American University in Cairo Press)

Women in the Academy:
Learning From Our Diverse Career Pathways

edited by Nichola D. Gutgold and Angela R. Linse
(Lexington Books)

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