Author/Editor: Jocelynne Scutt

Jocelynne Scutt

Jocelynne Scutt is a barrister and human rights lawyer, writer and filmmaker.

She practices mainly at the Victorian and Sydney Bar, and is admitted to practice in all Australian states and territories. She holds degrees and diplomas in law and arts from universities in Western Australia, Sydney, Michigan, Cambridge, New South Wales and Adelaide, gaining her doctorate in the science of jurisprudence from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 1979 and an honorary doctor of law degree from Macquarie University in 1994.

Her books include The Incredible Woman: Power and Sexual Politics, The Sexual Gerrymander: Women and the Economics of Power, Poor Nation of the Pacific: Australia's Future and the Artemis Women's Voices, Women's Lives (a series in which some 12 volumes have so far been published). Her films with Karen Buczynski include The Incredible Woman and A Greenshell Necklace.

Books published by, or available from, Spinifex
Sexual Gerrymander, The

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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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