Author/Editor: Jan Fook


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

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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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