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.

Castoffs of Capital:
Work and Love Among Garment Workers in Bangladesh

by Lamia Karim
(University of Minnesota Press)

The Comfort Women of Singapore in History and Memory
by Kevin Blackburn
(National University of Singapore Press)

Dream Books and Gamblers:
Black Women’s Work in Chicago’s Policy Game

by Elizabeth Schroeder Schlabach
(University of Illinois Press)

Free Joan Little:
The Politics of Race, Sexual Violence, and Imprisonment

by Christina Greene
(University of North Carolina Press)

A Front Row Seat:
An Intimate Look at Broadway, Hollywood, and the Age of Glamour

by Nancy Olson Livingston
(University Press of Kentucky)

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