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

Augusta Savage:
Renaissance Woman

by Jeffreen M. Hayes

Contemporary Black Women Filmmakers and the Art of Resistance
by Christina N. Baker
(Ohio State University Press)

Ensuring Poverty:
Welfare Reform in Feminist Perspective

by Felicia Kornbluh and Gwendolyn Mink
(University of Pennsylvania Press)

Gender, Family, and Politics:
The Howard Women, 1485-1558

by Nicola Clark
(Oxford University Press)

Exploring the Women’s Land Movement in the United States

by Keridwen N. Luis
(University of Minnesota Press)

How to Belong:
Women’s Agency in a Transnational World

by Belinda A. Stillion Southard
(Pennsylvania State University Press)

The Last Suffragist Standing:
The Life and Times of Laura Marshall Jamieson

by Veronica Strong-Boag
(University of British Columbia Press)

Women and Religion:
Contemporary and Future Challenges in the Global Era

edited by Elisabetta Ruspini et al.
(Policy Press)

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