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.

American Tomboys, 1850–1915
by Renee N. Sentilles
(University of Massachusetts Press)

Celebrity and the Feminist Blockbuster
by Anthea Taylor
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Gender and Political Violence:
Women Changing the Politics of Terrorism

by Candice D. Ortbals and Lori M. Poloni-Staudinger

Governance Feminism:
An Introduction

by Janet Halley/
(University of Minnesota Press)

Jewish Feminism:
Framed and Reframed

by Esther Fuchs
(Lexington Books)

Orienting Feminism:
Media, Activism and Cultural Representation

edited by Catherine Dale and Rosemary Overell
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Respectability and Reform:
Irish American Women’s Activism, 1880-1920

by Tara M. McCarthy
(Syracuse University Press)

Set the World on Fire:
Black Nationalist Women and the Global Struggle for Freedom

by Keisha N. Blain
(University of Pennsylvania Press)

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