Author/Editor: Carol Bacchi

Carol Bacchi

With a PhD in History from McGill University Carol Bacchi is Professor Emerita of Politics at the University of Adelaide. She writes primarily in the fields of  feminist  political theory and public policy and has produced a memoir of her son’s feeding disorder as an infant (Fear of Food). Recent books include:

  • Mainstreaming Politics: Gendering Practices and Feminist Theory (with Joan Eveline) (2010) (available as a free download from University of Adelaide Press website). 
  • Analysing Policy: What’s the problem represented to be? (Pearson Education 2009)
  • Women, Policy and Politics: the  construction of policy problems (Sage 1999).

Books published by, or available from, Spinifex
Fear Of Food

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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


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

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