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

Addressing Violence Against Women on College Campuses
edited by Catherine Kaukinen
(Temple University Press)

Bad Girls and Transgressive Women in Popular Television, Fiction, and Film
edited by Julie A. Chappell and Mallory Young
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Black Women’s Mental Health:
Balancing Strength and Vulnerability

edited by Stephanie Y. Evans et al.
(State University of New York Press)

Conversations With Edwidge Danticat
edited by Maxine Lavon Montgomery
(University Press of Mississippi)

Muslim Women’s Quest for Justice:
Gender, Law and Activism in India

by Mengia Hong Tschalaer
(Cambridge University Press)

Okinawa’s GI Brides:
Their Lives in America

by Etsuko Takushi Crissey
(University of Hawaii Press)

Patriots, Prostitutes, and Spies:
Women and the Mexican-American War

by John M. Belohlavek
(University of Virginia Press)

Slapstick Divas:
The Women of Silent Comedy

by Steve Massa
(BearManor Media)

Tagore’s Ideas of the New Woman:
The Making and Unmaking of Female Subjectivity

edited by Chandrava Chakraverty and Sneha Kar Chaudhuri
(Sage Publications)

Women and Asian Religions
edited by Zayn R. Kassam

Women of the Wall:
Navigating Religion in Sacred Sites

by Yuval Jobani and Nahshon Perez
(Oxford University Press)

Women’s Rights:
Reflections in Popular Culture

edited by Ann M. Savage
(Greenwood Publishing)

Writings of Farm Women, 1840-1940:
An Anthology

edited by Carol Fairbanks and Bergine Haakenson

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