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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Accidents of Composition

Accidents of Composition


Merlinda Bobis

The eyes catch a black bird close to an eerie sun. Instantly, a poem: an accident of composition. Or a tree, rock, light...

Gardasil

Gardasil


Helen Lobato

In Gardasil: Fast-Tracked and Flawed Helen Lobato argues that we do not know whether HPV vaccines will decrease the...

Lady of the Realm

Lady of the Realm


Hoa Pham

One day there will be peace in Vietnam. But not before more war.

Touched by the Lady of the Realm, Liên dreams of...

We Go Around in the Night and Are Consumed by Fire

We Go Around in the Night and Are Consumed by Fire


Jules Grant

This stunning literary debut, voiced by a lesbian gangster Donna and her streetwise daughter Aurora, is steeped in the...


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