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.

Ask a Suffragist:
Stories and Wisdom From Activists Who Built a Movement

by April Young Bennett
(Brown Blackwell Books)

From Back Alley to the Border:
Criminal Abortion in California, 1920-1969

by Alicia Gutierrez-Romine
(University of Nebraska Press)

Maria Czaplicka:
Gender, Shamanism, Race

by Grazyna Kubica
(University of Nebraska Press)

Queen of the Maple Leaf:
Beauty Contests and Settler Femininity

by Patriza Gentile
(University of British Columbia Press)

She Animates:
Gendered Soviet and Russian Animation

by Lora Mjolsness and Michele Leigh
(Academic Studies Press)

Women, Gender and the Legacy of Slavery and Indenture
edited by Farzana Gounder et al.

Women on the River of Life:
A Fifty-Year Study of Adult Development

by Ravenna M. Helson and Valory Mitchell
(University of California Press)

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