Call for Chapters: Women and Leadership

This interdisciplinary volume discusses women’s leadership, representation in parliament, women’s rights, cultural barriers, and democratization process. Gender inequality remains one of the most important questions and a major barrier to human development. This edited volume (under contract with Cambridge Scholars Publishing) analyses women's leadership roles world-wide. It is a contribution to the growing field of … Continue reading Call for Chapters: Women and Leadership

CSP author Shahnaz Shoro provides guest lecture at WEN February meeting

Cambridge Scholars author Dr Shahnaz Shoro was honoured to provide the guest lecture at the last monthly meeting of the Writers and Editors Network (WEN), an organization dedicated to encouraging and promoting the art and skill of writing and editing. It aims to foster literacy and to assist, empower and provide moral support to writers … Continue reading CSP author Shahnaz Shoro provides guest lecture at WEN February meeting

The Historical Enigma of the Snake Woman from Antiquity to the 21st Century

Angela Giallongo’s book The Historical Enigma of the Snake Woman offers an excitingly thought-provoking evaluation of the snake woman coursing through history, particularly the Gorgon Medusa, while encapsulating hybrid creatures like Mélusine, Echidna, the Furies or Erinyes, the Hydra and the Basilisk. Giallongo draws her readers through a captivating trail of history, mythology, philosophy, literature and … Continue reading The Historical Enigma of the Snake Woman from Antiquity to the 21st Century

Meet our Authors: Arundhati Bhattacharyya – December 2017

Dr Arundhati Bhattacharyya is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Diamond Harbour Women’s University in West Bengal, India. She is an alumna of Presidency College, Kolkata (now Presidency University) and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, and she obtained her PhD from the University of Calcutta. She has the distinction of having … Continue reading Meet our Authors: Arundhati Bhattacharyya – December 2017

Book Review: African Women Writers and the Politics of Gender

Sadia Zulfiqar’s African Women Writers and the Politics of Gender offers a deep insight into the marginalized status of African women, their resistance to patriarchal structures in their communities, and their opposition to Eurocentric forms of feminism. Zulfiqar navigates difficult terrains to proffer solutions to the lack of an adequate agency for African women. She … Continue reading Book Review: African Women Writers and the Politics of Gender

Book Review: Daughters of the Nile: Egyptian Women Changing Their World

This could also have been subtitled, “Egyptian women out in the world,” since more than half of the subjects are not living in their native land. This tome is a kind of scrapbook or victory lap if you will of thirty-seven high-achieving Egyptian women in the business, public-service, and academic domains writing brief sketches of … Continue reading Book Review: Daughters of the Nile: Egyptian Women Changing Their World

Book Announcement: Spanish and Latin American Women’s Crime Fiction in the New Millennium: From Noir to Gris

Spanish and Latin American Women’s Crime Fiction in the New Millennium: From Noir to Gris now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Spanish and Latin American Women’s Crime Fiction in the New Millennium: From Noir to Gris, edited by Nancy Vosburg and Nina L. Molinaro. Crime fiction … Continue reading Book Announcement: Spanish and Latin American Women’s Crime Fiction in the New Millennium: From Noir to Gris