Issue 15, 2006

Issue 15, 2006: The Significance of the Past in the Lived Present

Editorial The Lilith Editorial Collective


Past, Present, Future: The Future of Feminist History. pp. 1-12

Katie Holmes

Response: Feminist History- Back to the Future. pp. 13-17

Mary Tomsic

Response: On Reading The First Stone Ten Years Later. pp. 18-31

Zora Simic

Response: Future Appointments in Feminist History. pp. 32-34

Liz Conor


Explaining the Generation Debate: Envy, History or Feminism’s Victories? pp. 35-47

Chilla Bulbeck

‘As the Past Coils Like a Spring’: Bridging the History of Australian Women Writers with Contemporary Australian Women Writers’ Stories. pp. 48-60

Odette Kelada

Iron Girls, Strong Women, Beautiful Women Writers and Super Girls: A Discourse Analysis of the Gender Performance of Women in Contemporary China. pp. 61-73

Pei Yuxin and Petula Sik-ying Ho

‘A Mysterious and Undefined Difference of Sex’: Equality and Difference in Antebellum American Feminist Thought. pp. 74-85

Holly M. Kent

Imagining the Black Body: Race, Gender and Gynaecology in Late Colonial Australia. pp. 86-96

Lisa Featherstone

‘The German woman has the inner energy to work for Germanness’: Race, Gender and National Socialism in Interwar Australia. pp. 97-116

Emily Turner-Graham

Book Reviews:

Are Men Necessary? When Sexes Collide by Maureen Dowd; Feminist Chauvinist Pigs: Women and the Rise of Raunch Culture by Ariel Levy. p. 117

Natasha Campo

‘Honour’: Crimes, Paradigms, and Violence Against Women, eds. Lynn Welchman and Sara Hassain. p. 118

Emma Fulu

Women Making Time, eds. Elizabeth McMahon and Brigitta Olubas. p. 120

Claire McLisky

Storming Caesar’s Palace: How Black Mothers Fought Their Own War on Poverty by Annelise Orleck. p. 122

Glen Moore

Uncommon Ground: White Women in Aboriginal History, eds. Anna Cole, Victoria Haskins, and Fiona Paisley. p. 123

Katherine Pace

Dancing for Dollars and Paying for Love: The Relationships Between Exotic Dancers and Their Regular by R. Danielle Egan. p. 125

Caroline Spencer

Self-Made Man: My Year Disguised as a Man by Norah Vincent. p. 126

Katie Sutton

Double Shift: Working Mothers and Social Change in Australia, eds. Patricia Grimshaw, John Murphy, and Belinda Probert. p. 128

Miranda Walker

Silent Death: The Killing of Julie Ramage by Karen Kissane; Come with Daddy: Child Murder-Suicide after Family Breakdown by Carolyn Harris Johnson. p. 129

Jacqueline Wilson

The Death of Feminism: What’s Next in the Struggle for Women’s Freedom by Phyllis Chesler. p. 132

Jordy Silverstein