Activism, Politics and Suffrage

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Grimshaw, Patricia. “Settler Anxieties, Indigenous Peoples, and Women’s Suffrage in the Colonies of Australia, New Zealand, and Hawai’i, 1888 to 1902.” Pacific Historical Review 69, no. 4 (2002): 553-72.

Grimshaw, Patricia. Women’s Suffrage in New Zealand, rev. ed. Auckland: Auckland University Press, 1987.

Harris, Amanda. “Chaperoned into Arnhem Land: Margaret Mcarthur and the Politics of Nutrition and Fieldwork in 1948.” Lilith: A Feminist History Journal, no. 20 (2014): 62-75.

Henderson, Margaret, and Margaret Reid. “‘It’s Not That Bloody Far from Sydney’: Notes Towards a Semiotic History of the Brisbane Women’s Movement, 1973–1983.” Australian Feminist Studies 19, no. 44 (2004): 159-68.

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Keating, James. ‘“The Defection of Women”: The New Zealand Contagious Diseases Act Repeal Campaign and Transnational Feminist Dialogue in the Late Nineteenth Century.’ Women’s History Review 25, no. 2 (2016): 187–206.

Keating, James. ‘International Activism After the Fair: New South Wales, Utah, and the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition.’ In Women in International and Universal Exhibitions 1876–1937, edited by Rebecca Rogers and Myriam Boussahba-Bravard, 192–212. Oxford: Routledge, 2018.

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Keating, James. “Piecing Together Suffrage Internationalism: Place, Space, and Connected Histories of Australasian Women’s Activism.” History Compass 16, no. 8 (2018): 1-15.

Kelham, Megg. “War & Peace: A Case of Global Need, National Unity and Local Dissent? A Closer Look at Australia’s Greenham Common.” Lilith: A Feminist History Journal, no. 19 (2013): 76-91.

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Lilburn, Sandra, Susan Magarey, and Susan Sheridan. “Celebrity Feminism as Synthesis: Germaine Greer, the Female Eunuch and the Australian Print Media.” Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies 14, no. 3 (2000): 335-48.

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Magarey, Susan. “Beauty Becomes Political: Beginnings of the Women’s Liberation Movement in Australia.” Australian Feminist Studies 33, no. 95 (2018): 31-44.

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Magarey, Susan. “Henrietta Augusta Dugdale: An Activist 1827–1918.” Australian Feminist Studies 27, no. 74 (December 1, 2012): 439–40.

Magarey, Susan. Passions of the First Wave Feminists. Sydney: UNSW Press, 2001.

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Magarey, Susan. ‘Sex and Citizenship: From Ballot Boxes to Bedrooms’, in Robert Foster and Paul Sendziuk (eds), Turning Points: Chapters in South Australian History Adelaide: Wakefield Press, 2012.

Magarey, Susan. “‘To Demand Equality is to Lack Ambition’: Sex Discrimination Legislation – Context and Contradictions.” Sex Discrimination in Uncertain Times, edited by Margaret Thornton. Canberra: ANU ePress, 2010.

Magarey, Susan. “Dame Roma Mitchell’s Unmentionables: Sex, Politics and Religion.” History Australia (2008).

Magarey, Susan. “The Sex Discrimination Act 1984.” The Australian Feminist Law Journal 20 (2004).

Magarey, Susan. “Why Didn’t They Want to be Members of Parliament? Suffragists in South Australia.” Suffrage and Beyond: International Feminist Perspectives, edited by Caroline Daley and Melanie Nolan. Auckland: Auckland University Press, 1994.

Magarey, Susan. Unbridling the tongues of women: A biography of Catherine Helen Spence, first pub. Sydney: Hale & Iremonger, 1985, new edition with new introduction Adelaide: University of Adelaide Press, 2010.

McIntyre, Julie and Jude Conway. “Intimate, Imperial, Intergenerational: Settler Women’s Mobilities and Gender Politics in Newcastle and the Hunter Valley.” Journal of Australian Colonial History 19 (2017): 165-184.

McManus, Donald. “The Second Best Bed, or the Female Unique? Germaine Greer’s Unlikely Championing of Love and Marriage in Shakespeare’s Wife.” Australian Feminist Studies 31, no. 87 (2016): 95-108.

Mercer, Harriet J. “Citizens of Empire and Nation: Australian Women’s Quest for Independent Nationality Rights 1910s–1930s.” History Australia 13, no. 2 (2016): 213-27.

Meyering, Isobelle Barrett. “Changing Consciousness, Changing Lifestyles: Australia’s Women Liberation, the Left and the Politics of ‘Personal Solutions’.” In The Far Left in Australia since 1945, edited by Jon Piccini, Evan Smith and Matthew Worley. Oxon: Routledge, 2018.

Meyering, Isobelle Barrett. “Feminism in Sydney’s Suburbs: ‘Speaking out’, Listening and ‘Sisterhood’ at the 1975 Women’s Commissions.” Australian Feminist Studies 33, no. 95 (2018): 61-80.

Meyering, Isobelle Barrett. “Germaine Greer’s ‘Arch Enemy’: Arianna Stassinopoulos’ 1974 Australian Tour.” Australian Feminist Studies 31, no. 87 (2016): 43-61.

Meyering, Isobelle Barrett. “Liberating Children: The Australian Women’s Liberation Movement and Children’s Rights in the 1970s.” Lilith: A Feminist History Journal, no. 19 (2013): 60-75.

Meyering, Isobelle Barrett. “The ‘Social Processing Chamber’ of Gender: Australian Second-Wave Feminist Perspectives on Girls’ Socialisation.” In A History of the Girl, edited by Mary O’Dowd and June Purvis. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018

Michaels, Wendy. “The Final Factor: What Political Action Failed to Do.” Lilith: A Feminist History Journal, no. 19 (2013): 18-31.

Millar, Carly. “The Making of a Feminist: Bessie Rischbieth Encounters the English Suffragettes.” Lilith: A Feminist History Journal, no. 12 (2003): 78

Milner, Lisa. “‘A Key Person Internationally’: Towards a Biography of Freda Brown.” Lilith: A Feminist History Journal, no. 22 (2016): 21-36.

Milner, Lisa. Swimming Against the Tide: A Biography of Freda Brown. Adelaide: Ginninderra Press, 2017.

Mitchell, Marea. “Beyond the Fragments Again: Germaine Greer and the Politics of Feminism.” Journal of Interdisciplinary Gender Studies: JIGS 5, no. 1 (2000): 67-77.

Mosmann, Petra. “A Feminist Fashion Icon: Germaine Greer’s Paisley Coat.” Australian Feminist Studies 31, no. 87 (2016): 78-94.

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Oldfield, Audrey. Australian Women and the Vote.  Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 1994.

Oldfield, Audrey. Woman Suffrage in Australia: A Gift or a Struggle?  Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 1992.

Ollif, Lorna. Louisa Lawson, Henry Lawson’s Crusading Mother. Adelaide: Rigby, 1978.

Paisley, Fiona. “No Back Streets in the Bush: 1920s and 1930s Pro‐aboriginal White Women’s Activism and the Trans‐Australia Railway.” Australian Feminist Studies12, no. 25 (April 1, 1997): 119–37.

Paisley, Fiona. “The Spoils of Opportunity: Janet Mitchell and Australian Internationalism in the Interwar Pacific.” History Australia 13, no. 4 (2016): 575-91.

Paten, Jessica. “’Coppertails and Silvertails’: Queensland Women and Their Struggle for the Political Franchise, 1889-1905.” Queensland Review 12, no. 2 (2005): 23-50.

Parker, Clare. “Before the Refrain: The Personal and the Political in South Australia’s Sexual Revolution.” Australian Feminist Studies 33, no. 95 (2018): 114-28.

Pearce, Sharyn. “From Bush Battler to City Editor: Louisa Lawson and the Dawn.” Journal of Australian Studies 21, no. 54-55 (1997): 12-21.

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Piccini, Jon, and Ana Stevenson. “Reading and Contesting Germaine Greer and Dennis Altman: The 1970s and Beyond.” In The Far Left in Australia since 1945, edited by Jon Piccini, Evan Smith and Matthew Worley. Oxon: Routledge, 2018.

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Quartly, Marian. “Mothers and Fathers and Brothers and Sisters: The AWA and the ANA and Gendered Citizenship.” Journal of Australian Studies 17, no. 37 (June 1, 1993): 22–30.

Quartly, Marian. “Women Citizens of the New Nation: Reading Some Visual Evidence.” Lilith: A Feminist History Journal, no. 11 (2002): 1-21.

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Raymond, Melanie. “Sara Lewis: Trade Union Activist 1901-1918.” Lilith: A Feminist History Journal, no. 3 (1986): 45-60.

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