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

After Morgentaler:
The Politics of Abortion in Canada

by Rachael Johnstone
(University of British Columbia Press)

Consumptive Chic:
A History of Beauty, Fashion, and Disease

by Carolyn A. Day
(Bloomsbury Academic)

Equal Under the Sky:
Georgia O’Keeffe and Twentieth-Century Feminism

by Linda M. Grasso
(University of New Mexico Press)

Feminism After 9/11:
Women’s Bodies as Cultural and Political Threat

by Carmen R. Lugo-Lugo and Mary K. Bloodsworth-Lugo
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Funding Feminism:
Monied Women, Philanthropy, and the Women’s Movement, 1870–1967

by Joan Marie Johnson
(University of North Carolina Press)

How Girls See the World

by Amanda de Cadenet

Louise Thompson Patterson:
A Life of Struggle for Justice

by Keith Gilyard
(Duke University Press)

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