Review a Book for the AFA

If you would like to be considered for a book review, please send a request, with a short bio, to Ather Zia at [email protected]. The following titles are available for review:

  • Feminist Parenting, Perspectives from Africa and Beyond, (Demeter Press 2020), edited by Rama Salla Dieng and Andrea O’Reilly 
  • Crunch Time: How Married Couples Confront Unemployment (University of California Press, 2020), Aliya Hamid Rao  
  • Women and Gender in Iraq: Between Nation-Building and Fragmentation (Cambridge University Press, 2018), Zahra Ali 
  • Iran Reframed: Anxieties of Power in the Islamic Republic (Stanford UP, 2019), Narges Bajoghli  
  • Delusional States: Feeling Rule and Development in Pakistan’s Northern Frontier (Cambridge Uni press, 2020), Nosheen Ali  
  • Intimate Geopolitics: Love, Territory and the Future on India’s Northern Threshold (Rutgers University Press, 2020), Sara Smith 
  • Locating Maldivian Women’s Mosques in Global Discourses (Palgrave Macmillan, 2020), Jacqueline H. Fewkes 
  • Marriage after Migration: An Ethnography of Money, Romance, and Gender in Globalizing Mexico (Oxford University Press, 2019), Nora Haenn 
  • How to be South Asian in America: Narratives of Ambivalence and Belonging (Temple University Press, 2011), Anupama Jain  
  • Women’s Political Activism in Palestine, peacebuilding, Resistance, and Survival (University of Illinois, 2018), Sophie Richter-Devro 
  • Carnival Is Woman: Feminism and Performance in Caribbean Mas (University Press of Mississippi, 2019), Frances Henry and Dwaine Plaza 
  • Bomb Children: Life in the Former Battlefields of Laos (Duke Uni Press, 2019), Leah Zani 
  • Transforming Therapy Mental Health Practice and Cultural Change in Mexico (Vanderbilt University Press, 2018), Whitney Duncan
  • Psychiatric Encounters: Madness and Modernity in Yucatan, Mexico (Rutgers, 2018), Beatriz Reyes-Foster 
  • We Are Dancing for You: Native Feminisms and the Revitalization of Women’s Coming-of-Age Ceremonies (University of Washington Press, 2018), Cuctcha Risling Baldy 
  • Staged Seduction:  Selling Dreams in a Tokyo Host Club (Stanford UP, 2016), Akiko Takeyama 
  • Feminist Methodologies for Critical Researchers:  Bridging Differences, Second Edition (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016), Joey Sprague 
  • Being an Early Career Feminist Academic:  Global Perspectives, Experiences, and Challenges (Palgrave MacMillan, 2017), edited by Rachel Thwaites and Amy Pressland 
  • Gender Equality and Sustainable Development (Routledge, 2015), edited by Melissa Leach 
  • The Look of a Woman:  Facial Feminization Surgery and the Aims of Trans-Medicine (Duke, 2017), Eric Plemons 
  • The Labor of Faith:  Gender and Power in Black Apostolic Pentacostalism (Duke, 2016), Judith Casselberry 
  • Black Fox:  A Life of Emilie Demant Hatt, Artist and Ethnographer (Madison, University of Wisconsin Press, 2017), Barbara Sjoholm