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

Beyond Abortion:

Roe v. Wade and the Battle for Privacy

by Mary Ziegler

(Harvard University Press)

Ezili’s Mirrors:

Imagining Black Queer Genders

by Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley

(Duke University Press)

Femininities in the Field:

Tourism and Transdisciplinary Research

by Brooke A. Porter and Heike A. Schänzel

(Channel View Publications)


What Happened to Women in the Silent Film Industries?

by Jane M. Gaines

(University of Illinois Press)

A Celebration of Renegade Women

by Harriet Hall

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