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

Concrete Boxes:
Mizrahi Women on Israel’s Periphery

by Pnina Motzafi-Haller
(Wayne State University Press)

Gender and Short Fiction:
Women’s Tales in Contemporary Britain

edited by Jorge Sacido-Romero and Laura Lojo-Rodriguez

Junctures in Women’s Leadership:
The Arts

by Judith K. Brodsky and Ferris Olin
(Rutgers University Press)

Mothers of the Military:
Support and Politics During Wartime

by Wendy M. Christensen
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

Speaking Up:
Understanding Language and Gender

by Allyson Jule
(Multilingual Matters)

The Gender Legacy of the Mao Era:
Women’s Life Stories in Contemporary China

by Xin Huang
(State University of New York Press)

The Obligated Self:
Maternal Subjectivity and Jewish Thought

by Mara H. Benjamin
(Indiana University Press)

Women Researching in Africa:
The Impact of Gender

edited by Ruth Jackson and Max Kelly
(Palgrave Macmillan)

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