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.

Beyond the Public Sphere:
Film and the Feminist Imaginary

by Mria Pia Lara
(Northwestern University Press)

Black Market Business:
Selling Sex in Northern Vietnam, 1920–1945

by Christina Elizabeth Firpo
(Cornell University Press)

Disruptive Archives:
Feminist Memories of Resistance in Latin America’s Dirty Wars

by Viviana Beatriz MacManus
(University of Illinois Press)

Gender, Considered:
Feminist Reflections Across the US Social Sciences

edited by Sarah Fenstermaker and Abigail J. Stewart
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Marina Warner and the Ethics of Telling Silenced Stories
by Lisa Propst
(McGill-Queens University Press)

Sex Workers and Their Clients:
In Their Own Words

by Jerald L. Mosley
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Strong Black Girls:
Reclaiming Schools in Their Own Image

edited by Danielle Apungo et al.
(Teachers College Press)

The Wives of Western Philosophy:
Gender Politics in Intellectual Labor

edited by Jennifer Forestal and Menaka Philips

Unceasing Militant:
The Life of Mary Church Terrell

by Alison M. Parker
(University of North Carolina Press)

Understanding Kate Atkinson
by Brian Diemert
(University of South Carolina Press)

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