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.

A Civil Society:
The Public Space of Freemason Women in France, 1744-1944

by James Smith Allen
(University of Nebraska Press)

Enduring Shame:
A Recent History of Unwed Pregnancy and Righteous Reproduction

by Heather Brook Adams
(University of South Carolina Press)

Feminism, Adult Education and Creative Possibility:
Imaginative Responses

edited by Darlene E. Clover et al.
(Bloomsbury Academic)

Feminist Formalism and Early Modern Women’s Writing:
Readings, Conversations, Pedagogies

edited by Lara Dodds and Michelle M. Dowd
(University of Nebraska Press)

The Life of Elreta Melton Alexander:
Activism Within the Courts

by Virginia L. Summey
(University of Georgia Press)

Managing Sex in the U.S. Military:
Gender, Identity, and Behavior

edited by Beth Bailey et al.
(University of Nebraska Press)

The Stories of Immigrant Nannies

by Elizabeth Cummins Munoz
(Beacon Press)

The No Club:
Putting a Stop to Women’s Dead-End Work

by Linda Babcock et al.
(Simon & Schuster)

This Woman’s Work:
Essays on Music

edited by Kim Gordon and Sinead Gleeson
(Hachette Books)

Women’s International Thought:
Towards a New Canon

by Patricia Owens
(Cambridge University Press)

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