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

Distinct Identities:
Minority Women in U.S. Politics

edited by Nadia E. Brown and Sarah Allen Gershon

Empowering Women After the Arab Spring
edited by Marwa Shalaby and Valentine M. Moghadam
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Gender and Forests:
Climate Change, Tenure, Value Chains and Emerging Issues

edited by Carol J. Pierce Colfer et al.

New Orleans Women and the Poydras Home:
More Durable than Marble

by Pamela Tyler
(Louisiana State University Press)

Plastic Bodies:
Sex Hormones and Menstrual Suppression in Brazil

by Emilia Sanabria
(Duke University Press)

Power Interrupted:
Antiracist and Feminist Activism Inside the United Nations

by Sylvanna M. Falcon
(University of Washington Press)

Wollstonecraft, Mill, and Women’s Human Rights
by Eileen Hunt Botting
(Yale University Press)

Women and Disasters in South Asia:
Survival, Security and Development

edited by Linda Racioppi and Swarna Rajagopalan

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