Health and Disease

Agutter, Karen and Catherine Kevin. “Lost in Translation: managing medicalised motherhood in post-World War Two Australian migrant accommodation centres.” Women’s History Review, 2018.

Bacchi, Carol. “Evolution, Eugenics and Women: The Impact of Scientific Theories on Attitudes Towards Women, 1870-1920.” In Women, Class and History: Feminist Perspectives on Australia 1788-1978, edited by Elizabeth Windschuttle, 132-56. Melbourne: Fontana Books, 1980.

Coleborne, Catharine. “Making ‘Mad’ Populations in Settler Colonies: The Work of Law and Medicine in the Creation of the Colonial Asylum.” In Law, History, Colonialism: The Reach of Empire, edited by Diane Kirkby and Catharine Coleborne, 106-22. Manchester; New York: Mancehster University Press, 2001.

Coleborne, Catharine. “Space, Power and Gender in the Asylum in Victoria, 1850s-1870s.” In ‘Madness’ in Australia: Histories, Heritage and the Asylum, edited by Catharine Coleborne and Dolly MacKinnon, 49-60. St Lucia: University of Queensland Press, 2003.

Coleborne, Cathy. “Legislating Lunacy and the Female Lunatic Body in Nineteenth-Century Victoria.” In Sex, Power and Justice: Historical Perspectives on Law in Australia, edited by Diane Kirkby, 86-98. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995.

Coleman, J. D. “Convicts, lunatics and criminals: A case study of colonial women and the contingent nature of marginality.” Australasian Victorian Studies Journal 11 (2005): 8-22.

Coleman, J. D. Mad or bad? The life and exploits of Amy Bock (1859 -1943). Dunedin, New Zealand: Otago University Press, 2010.

Dux, Monica. “‘Discharging the Truth’: Venereal Disease, the Amateur, and the Print Media, 1942-1945.” Lilith: A Feminist History Journal, no. 10 (2001): 75-91.

Holmes, Katie. “Talking about Mental Illness: life histories, and mental health in modern Australia.” Australian Historical Studies 47, no. 1 (2016): 25-40.

Hossain, Samia. “Antipodean Intimacies: Medical Sex Advice for Women in the Australian Colonies, 1857-1890.” Australian Feminist Studies 22, no. 52 (March 1, 2007): 89–105.

Jebb, Mary Anne. “The Lock Hospitals Experiment: Europeans, Aborigines and Venereal Disease.” Studies in Western Australian History, no. 8 (1984): 68-87.

Knight, Rosemary. “Guardians of Women’s Health: Corsetieres and the Medicalisation of Corsetry.” In Brisbane Diseased: Contagions, Cures and Controversy, edited by Alana Piper, 239-258. Brisbane: Brisbane History Group, 2016.

Lemar, Susan. “ ‘Outweighing the Public Weal’: The Venereal Diseases Debate in South Australia 1915-1920.” Health and History 5, no. 1 (2003): 90-114.

Lemar, Susan. “‘Sexually Cursed, Mentally Weak and Socially Untouchable’: Women and Venereal Diseases in World War Two Adelaide.” Journal of Australian Studies 27, no. 79 (January 1, 2003): 153–64.

Levine, Phillippa. Prostitution, Race and Politics: Policing Venereal Disease in the British Empire.  New York; London: Routledge, 2003.

Lewis, Milton. Thorns on the Rose: The History of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Australia in International Perspective.  Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Service, 1998.

Matthews, Jill Julius. Good and Mad Women: The Historical Construction of Femininity in Twentieth-Century Australia.  Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1984.

Monk, Lee-Ann. “Working Like Mad: Nineteenth-Century Female Lunatic Asylum Attendants and Violence.” Lilith: A Feminist History Journal, no. 9 (1996): 5-20.

Monk, Lee-Ann. Attending Madness: At Work in the Australian Colonial Asylum. Amsterdam; New York: Rodopi, 2008.

Pallotta-Chiarolli, Maria. “Landscapes of Conflict, Violence and Integration: Health Services and Second-Generation Women of Non-English Speaking Backgrounds.” Lilith: A Feminist History Journal, no. 9 (1996): 78-95.

Rée, Gerald Hugo. “Sex, Women and the Venereal, Brisbane, 1859-1911.” In Brisbane Diseased: Contagions, Cures and Controversy, edited by Alana Piper, 37-38. Brisbane: Brisbane History Group, 2016.

Rychner, Georgina. “Murderess or Madwoman? Margaret Heffernan, Infanticide and Insanity in Colonial Victoria.” Lilith, no. 23 (2017): 91-104.

Saunders, Kay. “Controlling (Hetero) Sexuality: The Implementation and Operation of Contagious Diseases Legislation in Australia, 1868-1945.” In Sex, Power and Justice: Historical Perspectives on Law in Australia, edited by Diane Kirkby, 2-18. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995.

Sendziuk, Paul. “Bad Blood: The Contamination of Australia’s Blood Supply and the Emergence of Gay Activism in the Age of AIDS.” Journal of Australian Studies 25, no. 67 (January 1, 2001): 75–85.

Silverstein, Ben. “‘Possibly They Did Not Know Themselves’: The Ambivalent Government of Sex and Work in the Northern Territory Aboriginals Ordinance 1918.” History Australia 14, no. 3 (2017): 344-60.

Smart, Judith “Feminists, Labour Women and Venereal Disease in Early Twentieth-Century Melbourne.” Australian Feminist Studies 7, no. 15 (1992): 25 – 40.

Smart, Judith. “The Great War and the ‘Scarlet Scourge’: Debates About Venereal Diseases in Melbourne During World War I.” In An Anzac Muster: War and Society in Australia and New Zealand 1914-18 and 1939-45, edited by Judith Smart and Tony Wood, 58-85. Melbourne: Monash Publications in History, 1992.

Tisdale, Julie. “Venereal Disease and the Policing of the Amateur in Melbourne During World War I.” Lilith: A Feminist History Journal, no. 9 (1996): 33-50.