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

Feminist Manifestos:
A Global Documentary Reader

edited by Penny A. Weiss
(New York University Press)

Foreign Women Authors Under Fascism and Francoism:
Gender, Translation, and Censorship

by Pilar Godayol and Annarita Taronna
(Cambridge Scholars Publishing)

Growing Up in a Lesbian Home

by Lara Lillibridge
(Skyhorse Publishing)

Immigrant Women
edited by Rita J. Simon

Nobody’s Girl Friday:
The Women Who Ran Hollywood

by J.E. Smyth
(Oxford University Press)

Religious, Feminist, Activist:
Cosmologies of Interconnection

by Laurel Zwissler
(University of Nebraska Press)

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

by Tara M. McCarthy
(Syracuse University Press)

Revisiting Gendered States:
Feminist Imaginings of the State in International Relations

edited by Swati Parashar et al.
(Oxford University Press)

Wife Inc.
The Business of Marriage in the Twenty-First Century

by Suzanne Leonard
(New York University Press)

Women’s Empowerment for Sustainability in Africa
edited by Robert Dibie
(Cambridge Scholars Publishing)

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