Author/Editor: Jan Fook

Biography

Jan Fook was born and raised in Sydney and discovered the love of dogs at an early age. In addition to pursuing a career as an academic, she has always had dogs in her home life. She has a firm belief that the vital role dogs play in our happiness is yet to be fully recognized. 


In the future, Jan hopes to be able to combine her two greatest loves, dogs and writing. In the meantime she is Professor of Social Work at La Trobe University, Bendigo and the author/editor of numerous books including: Transforming Social Work Practice; Breakthroughs in Practice; Radical Casework; Professional Expertise; Critical Social Work in Changing Contexts; and The Reflective Researcher.    



Books published by, or available from, Spinifex
Girl's Best Friend, A
Cat Tales
Horse Dreams

Out Now
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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