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

Reaching for the Sky:
Empowering Girls Through Education

by Urvashi Sahni
(Brookings Institution Press)

The Communist and the Communist’s Daughter:
A Memoir

by Jane Lazarre
(Duke University Press)

The Oxford Handbook of Women and Competition
edited by Maryanne L. Fisher
(Oxford University Press)

The Zero Trimester:
Pre-Pregnancy Care and the Politics of Reproductive Risk

by Miranda Waggoner
(University of California Press)

Women’s Transitions from Prison:
The Post-Release Experience

by Rosemary Sheehan and Chris Trotter

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