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

Out Now
Dark Matter

Dark Matter

Robin Morgan

I‘ve had me up my sleeve
I‘ve pulled me from my hat
I’ve planted myself in the audience
as the patsy I dare to decipher...



Renate Klein

   Pared down to cold hard facts, surrogacy is the commissioning/buying/ renting of a woman into whose womb an embryo is...

The Pimping of Prostitution

The Pimping of Prostitution

Julie Bindel

This book examines one of the most contested issues facing feminists, human rights activists and governments around the...

I'm the Girl Who Was Raped

I'm the Girl Who Was Raped

Michelle Hattingh

I am the statistic that I read about. I am the thing I always feared most. I am rape.

That morning, Michelle had...

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