Author/Editor: Mary Lucille Sullivan

Biography
Mary Lucille Sullivan

Mary Lucille Sullivan is a feminist activist and member of the Australian branch of the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women. She lives in Melbourne surrounded by her five daughters and is passionate about creating a space for women to live their lives free of oppression. She has a PhD in Political Science from the University of Melbourne and is the author of What Happens When Prostitution Becomes Work: An update on legalised prostitution in Australia (2006). She has written two other books on social justice issues, An Australian Pilgrimage: Muslims in Australia from the Seventeenth Century to the Present (1993) and Colony to Community (1997). She is also a contributor to Not For Sale: Feminists Resisting Prostitution and Pornography (2004)

 

Making Sex Work evolved from her PhD in political science at the University of Melbourne.  In 2004 she conducted a successful tour in the US lecturing on the negative impact of legalised prostitution. She has toured the US, Britain and Norway discussing the impact of legalised prostitution.



Books published by, or available from, Spinifex
Making Sex Work

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The Floating Garden

The Floating Garden


Emma Ashmere

Sydney, Milsons Point, 1926. Entire streets are being demolished for the building of the Harbour Bridge. Ellis Gilbey,...


The End of Patriarchy

The End of Patriarchy


Robert Jensen

The pathology of patriarchy, the idea that one group of people should control another—even own them, own even life...


Prostitution Narratives

Prostitution Narratives


Caroline Norma, Melinda Tankard Reist

For too long the global sex industry and its vested interests have dominated the prostitution debate repeating the same...

The Great Climate Robbery

The Great Climate Robbery


Grain

The great climate robbery provides valuable information about how the industrial food system causes climate change, how...

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