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

Army Wives:
From Crimea to Afghanistan, the Real Lives of the Women Behind the Men in Uniform
by Midge Gillies
(Aurum Press)

Big Bosses:
A Working Girl’s Memoir of Jazz Age America

by Althea McDowell Altemus
(University of Chicago Press)

Downed by Friendly Fire:
Black Girls, White Girls, and Suburban Schooling

by Signithia Fordham
(University of Minnesota Press)

The Intersection of Race and Gender in National Politics
by Wanda Parham-Payne
(Lexington Books)

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