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

A Table for One:
A Critical Reading of Singlehood, Gender and Time

by Kinneret Lahad
(Manchester University Press)

Bad Girls of the Arab World
edited by Nadia Yaqub and Rula Quawas
(University of Texas Press)

Decolonizing Feminism:
Transnational Feminism and Globalization

by Margaret A. McLaren
(Rowman and Littlefield Publishers)

The Life and Struggles of Our Mother Walatta Petros:
A Seventeenth-Century African Biography of an Ethiopian Woman

translated and edited by Wendy Laura Belcher and Michael Kleiner
(Princeton University Press)

The Stage Career of Cicely Hamilton (1895 – 1914)
by Sean Moran
(Peter Lang International Publishers)

Women in Their Speech Communities:
New Perspectives on Language and Sex

by Jennifer Coates and Deborah Cameron

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