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.

Ellen N. La Motte:
Nurse, Writer, Activist

by Lea Williams
(Manchester University Press)

Explorations in Women, Rights, and Religions
edited by Morny Joy

Her Stories:
Daytime Soap Opera and US Television History

by Elana Levins
(Duke University Press)

North American Women Poets in the 21st Century:
Beyond Lyric and Language

edited by Lisa Sewell and Kazim Ali
(Wesleyan University Press)

Scarlet and Black, Volume Two:
Constructing Race and Gender at Rutgers, 1865-1945

edited by Kendra Boyd et al.
(Rutgers University Press)

Sexual Harassment:
A Reference Handbook

by Merril D. Smith

Women’s Long Battle for the Vote

by Ellen Carol DuBois
(Simon & Schuster)

The Laywoman Project:
Remaking Catholic Womanhood in the Vatican II Era

by Mary J. Henhold
(University of North Carolina Press)

Why Who Cleans Counts:
What Housework Tells Us About American Family Life

by Shannon Davis and Theodore Greenstein
(Policy Press)

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