Bewitched and Bedevilled : Women Write the Gillard Years


From being labelled ‘deliberately barren' to being criticised for her dress sense, hair colour and body, Julia Gillard's Prime Ministership was one of the most controversial Australia has ever known - with much of it played out outside the arena of policies and politics. Bewitched & Bedevilled looks at the reasons Julia Gillard, our first female Prime Minister, was so vehemently attacked, the varied reactions to being a female prime minister, her unfortunate position at the receiving end of a barrage of sexism and misogyny and how much this played a part in her political problems, her public perception and her ultimate undoing. This book will bring together some of Australia's wittiest and most incisive writers read more

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ISBN:

9781742706931

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

192

Dimensions:

20cm x 13cm

Weight:

300g

RRP:

$29.99

Category:

Fiction , Non-Fiction

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 December 2013