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.

American Women’s History on Film
by Rosanne Welch and Peg A. Lamphier

The Camp Fire Girls:
Gender, Race, and American Girlhood, 1910–1980

by Jennifer Helgren
(University of Nebraska Press)

Divergent Women:
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Female Deviance and Dissent

edited by Lorraine Rumson and Abby Bentham
(Emerald Publishing)

Eat Your Mind:
The Radical Life and Work of Kathy Acker

by Jason McBride
(Simon & Schuster)

Factory Girls:
The Working Lives of Women and Children

by Paul Chrystal
(Pen and Sword History)

Feminism as World Literature
edited by Robin Truth Goodman
(Bloomsbury Academic)

Gender Violence in the American Southwest (AD 1100-1300)
by Debra L. Martin and Claira Ralston

Getting Me Cheap:
How Low-Wage Work Traps Women and Girls in Poverty

by Amanda Freeman and Lisa Dodson
(The New Press)

Introduction to Women Studies:
The Feminist Perspective

by Sudha Menon
(Society Publishing)

Isabella Stewart Gardner:
A Life

by Nathaniel Silver and Diana Seave Greenwald
(Princeton University Press)

Over-Sexualization of Black Women in America
by Avery Washington
(Happie Publishing)

Sex, Gender, and Illegitimacy in the Castilian Noble Family, 1400–1600
by Grace E. Coolidge
(University of Nebraska Press)

Walking on Our Sacred Path:
Indigenous American Women Affirming Identity and Activism

edited by Isabel Dulfano
(Peter Lang International Publishers)

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