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

American Child Bride:
A History of Minors and Marriage in the United States

by Nicholas L. Syrett
(University of North Carolina Press)

Brave Hearts:
Indian Women of the Plains

by Joseph Agonito

How Gender Shapes the World
by Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald
(Oxford University Press)

Kathy Acker:
Writing the Impossible

by Georgina Colby
(Edinburgh University Press)

My Own Words
by Ruth Bader Ginsburg
(Simon & Schuster)

Never Done:
A History of Women’s Work in Media Production

by Erin Hill
(Rutgers University Press)

Reverend Addie Wyatt:
Faith and the Fight for Labor, Gender, and Racial Equality

by Marcia Walker-McWilliams
(University of Illinois Press)

Scandalize My Name:
Black Feminist Practice and the Making of Black Social Life

by Terrion L. Williamson
(Fordham University Press)

The Mother in Psychoanalysis and Beyond:
Matricide and Maternal Subjectivity

edited by Rosalind Mayo and Christina Moutsou

Women in Civil War Texas:
Diversity and Dissidence in the Trans-Mississippi

edited by Deborah M. Liles and Angela Boswell
(University of North Texas Press)

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