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

Being Ugly:
Southern Women Writers and Social Rebellion

by Monica Carol Miller
(Louisiana State University Press)

Empowerment of Women for Promoting Health and Quality of Life
by Snehendu B. Kar
(Oxford University Press)

A History of Women and Desire

by Carol Dyhouse
(Oxford University Press)

Jackie’s Girl:
My Life With the Kennedy Family

by Kathy McKeon
(Gallery Books)

Ladies’ Greek:
Victorian Translations of Tragedy

by Yopie Prins
(Princeton University Press)

Mothering by Degrees:
Single Mothers and the Pursuit of Postsecondary Education

by Jillian M. Duquaine-Watson
(Rutgers University Press)

The H-Spot:
The Feminist Pursuit of Happiness

by Jill Filipovic
(Nation Books)

The Labor of Faith:
Gender and Power in Black Apostolic Pentecostalism

by Judith Casselberry
(Duke University Press)

The League of Exotic Dancers:
Legends From American Burlesque

by Kaitlyn Regehr and Matilda Temperley
(Oxford University Press)

The Palgrave International Handbook of Gender and the Military
edited by Rachel Woodward and Claire Duncanson
(Palgrave Macmillan)

The Routledge Companion to Feminist Philosophy
edited by Ann Garry et al.

Women Activists Between War and Peace:
Europe, 1918-1923

edited by Ingrid Sharp and Matthew Stibbe
(Bloomsbury Academic)

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