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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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...



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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