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

100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment:
An Appraisal of Women’s Political Activism

edited by Holly J. McCammon and Lee Ann Banaszak
(Oxford University Press)

A Lab of One’s Own:
Science and Suffrage in the First World War

by Patricia Fara
(Oxford University Press)

Bodies That Birth:
Vitalizing Birth Politics

by Rachelle Chadwick

Comic Venus:
Women and Comedy in American Silent Film

by Kristen Anderson Wagner
(Wayne State University Press)

Devotions and Desires:
Histories of Sexuality and Religion in the Twentieth-Century United States

edited by Gillian Frank et al.
(University of North Carolina Press)

Exercise in the Female Life-Cycle in Britain, 1930-1970
by Eilidh Macrae
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Formulas for Motherhood in a Chinese Hospital
by Suzanne Gottschang
(University of Michigan Press)

Gendered Vulnerability:
How Women Work Harder to Stay in Office

by Jeffrey Lazarus and Amy Steigerwalt
(University of Michigan Press)

One Hundred Years of Struggle:
The History of Women and the Vote in Canada

by Joan Sangster
(University of British Columbia Press)

The Feminist Revolution:
The Struggle for Women’s Liberation

by Bonnie J. Morris and D-M Withers
(Smithsonian Books)

The Logics of Gender Justice:
State Action on Women’s Rights Around the World

by Malan Htun and S. Laurel Weldon
(Cambridge University Press)

Using the Greek Goddesses to Create a Well-Lived Life for Women
by Martha Beck
(Cambridge Scholars Publishing)

Your Story Is Your Power:
Free Your Feminine Voice

by Elle Luna and Susie Herrick
(Workman Publishing)

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