By Samantha Trenoweth

Bewitched and Bedevilled: girls Write the Gillard Years is a provocative research of Australian attitudes in the direction of Julia Gillard, the nation’s first woman major Minister.

Featuring a variety of Australia’s such a lot influential, interesting and debatable woman voices analyzing the country’s response to Gillard and debating the successes and screw ups of her top ministership. With essays from authors akin to Tanya Plibersek and Jane Caro, Eva Cox and Clementine Ford, Kathy Lette and Chloe Hooper in addition to speeches from Anne Summers and Julia Gillard, Bewitched and Bedevilled investigates Gillard’s place on the receiving finish of a barrage of sexism and misogyny; questions why she used to be so vehemently attacked; and discusses the function this performed in her final undoing.

Simultaneously uncovering a number of the affects of the Gillard years on feminism, at the Australian group and on our picture in a foreign country, and choked with wit, ire and incisive remark, Bewitched and Bedevilled is a compelling anthology for all those that have been intrigued or outraged in the course of Julia Gillard’s tenure as major Minister.

Contributors: Tanya Plibersek, Jane Caro, Eva Cox, Clementine Ford, Kathy Lette, Chloe Hooper, Helen Razer, Shakira Hussein, Emily Maguire, Tracey Spicer, Ruth Hessey, Catharine Lumby, Helen Pringle, Carol Johnson, Claire Harvey, Anne Summers and Julia Gillard.

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