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

Blaming Mothers:
American Law and the Risks to Children’s Health

by Linda C. Fentiman
(New York University Press)

Changing the Tune:
The Kansas City Women’s Jazz Festival, 1978-1985

by Carolyn Glenn Brewer
(University of North Texas Press)

Free Women, Free Men:
Sex, Gender, Feminism

by Camille Paglia

How College Athletics Are Hurting Girls’ Sports:
The Pay-to-Play Pipeline

by Rick Eckstein
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

Key Concepts in Gender Studies
by Jane Pilcher and Imelda Whelehan
(SAGE Publications)

Living a Feminist Life
by Sara Ahmed
(Duke University Press)

Motherhood in Antiquity
edited by Dana Cooper and Claire Phelan
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Women, Insecurity, and Violence in a Post-9/11 World
by Bronwyn Winter
(Syracuse University Press)

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