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.

Brave Hearted:
The Women of the American West

by Katie Hickman
(Spiegel & Grau)

Child Care Justice:
Transforming the System of Care for Young Children

edited by Maurice Sykews and Kyra Ostendorf
(Teachers College Press)

Digital Gender-Sexual Violations
by Matthew Hall et al.

The Global History of Black Girlhood
edited by Corrine T. Field and LaKisha Michelle Simmons
(University of Illinois Press)

Heritage and Hoop Skirts:
How Natchez Created the Old South

by Paul Hardin Kapp
(University Press of Mississippi)

Martha Graham:
When Dance Became Modern

by Neil Baldwin
(Alfred A. Knopf)

Norms, Gender and Corruption:
Understanding the Nexus

edited by Ina Kubbe and Ortun Merkle
(Edward Elgar)

Reporting on Sexual Violence in the #MeToo Era
edited by Andrea Baker and Usha Manchanda Rodrigues

Toil and Trouble:
A Women’s History of the Occult

by Lisa Kroger and Melanie R. Anderson
(Quirk Books)

Wives and Work:
Islamic Law and Ethics Before Modernity

by Marion Holmes Katz
(Columbia University Press)

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