Recent Books of Interest to Women Scholars

Women 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

Childhood and Tween Girl Culture:
Family, Media and Locality

by Fiona MacDonald
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Smart Girls:
Success, School, and the Myth of Post-Feminism

by Shauna Pomerantz and Rebecca Raby
(University of California Press)

The Elocutionists:
Women, Music, and the Spoken Word

by Marian Wilson Kimber
(University of Illinois Press)

We Still Demand!
Redefining Resistance in Sex and Gender Struggles

edited by Patrizia Gentile et al.
(University of British Columbia Press)

Women’s Writing in Colombia:
An Alternative History

by Cherilyn Elston
(Palgrave Macmillan)

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  1. […] Congratulations to Dr. Carol Allen, author of Journeys and Journals: Women’s Mystery Writing and Migration in the African Diaspora. This 2017 Peter Lang publication was chosen as a Recent Book of Interest to Women Scholars from the Women in Academia Report. […]

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