Author/Editor: Margaret Somerville

Biography

Margaret Somerville is Professor of Education (Learning and Development) and Research Leader at the Monash University Gippsland Campus. 

She has four children and has lived in many different Australian landscapes from inner city Sydney to the remote Tanamai desert. Her passion for landscape has been expressed in her book Body Landscape Journals, and she has worked over many years on several major collaborative research projects with Aboriginal women including Ingelba and the Five Black Matriarchs with Patsy Cohen, and The Sun Dancin’ with four Aboriginal women from Coonabarabran.



Books published by, or available from, Spinifex
Body/Landscape Journals

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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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