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. As an Amazon Associate, WIAReport will earn a fraction of revenue from qualifying purchases.

Here are the latest selections. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through Amazon.

Food, Faith and Gender in South Asia:
The Cultural Politics of Women’s Food Practices

edited by Nita Kumar and Usha Sanyai
(Bloomsbury Academic)

Healing Labor:
Japanese Sex Work in the Gendered Economy

by Gabriele Koch
(Stanford University Press)

Maternal Conceptions in Classical Literature and Philosophy
by Alison Sharrock and Alison Keith
(University of Toronto Press)

Obstacle Course:
The Everyday Struggle to Get an Abortion in America

by David S. Cohen and Carole Joffe
(University of California Press)

The Pope and the Pill:
Sex, Catholicism and Women in Post-War England

by David Geiringer
(Manchester University Press)

The Last Days of Sylvia Plath
by Carl Rollyson
(University Press of Mississippi)

The Woman on the Windowsill:
A Tale of Mystery in Several Parts

by Slyvia Sellers-Garcia
(Yale University Press)

Times of Mobility:
Transnational Literature and Gender in Translation

edited by Jasmina Lukic et al.
(Central European University Press)

Women on the Frontline:
British Servicewomen’s Path to Combat

by Kathleen Sherit
(Amberley Publishing)

Women Who Kill:
Gender and Sexuality in Film and Series of the Post-Feminist Era

edited by Cristelle and David Roche
(Bloomsbury Academic)

Wonder Woman:
The Female Body and Popular Culture

by Joan Ormrod
(Bloomsbury Academic)

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