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

Be Fierce:
Stop Harassment and Take Your Power Back

by Gretchen Carlson
(Center Street)

Everyday Life and the Sacred:
Re/Configuring Gender Studies in Religion

edited by Angela Berlis et al.
(Brill Academic Publishing)

Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans:
Gender, Race, and Reform, 1840-1900

by Ashley Baggett
(University Press of Mississippi)

Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel

by Francine Klagsbrun

Lost Girls:
The Invention of the Flapper

by Linda Simon
(Reaktion Books)

Most Scandalous Woman:
Magda Portal and the Dream of Revolution in Peru

by Myrna Ivonne Wallace Fuentes
(University of Oklahoma Press)

Women’s International Activism During the Inter-War Period, 1919–1939
edited by Ingrid Sharp and Matthew Stibbe

Women of the Storm:
Civic Activism After Hurricane Katrina

by Emmanuel David
(University of Illinois Press)

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