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In 2012, Prime Minister Julia Gillard said a society needs the political participation of women to reach its full potential. Commentator Alan Jones reacted to this by saying: 'Women are destroying the joint ... Honestly.' People around the country responded with passion, disbelief and hilarity. In Destroying the Joint: Why Women Have to Change the World, Australian women reply to Jones's comment and the broader issues of sexism and misogyny in our culture. Edited by Jane Caro, this entertaining and thought-provoking collection includes essays, analysis, memoir, fiction, satire, polemic and tweets from some of our best and brightest. (Back cover blurb)

The collection includes Carmen Lawrence, Monica Duc, Emily Maquire, Krissy Kneen, Catherine Fox, Michelle Law, Melissa Lucashenko, Jennifer Mills, Susan Johnson, Jenna Price, Nina Funnell, Steph Bowe, Dannielle Miller, Lily Edelsein, Yvette Vicnando, Paula McDonald, Abby Cathcart, Christine Milne, Leslie Cannold, Tara Moss, Jennifer Mills, Catherine Deveny, Wendy Harmer, Clementine Ford, Corinne Grant, Stella Young, Penny Wong, and the eponymous organisation, Destroy the Joint.

Contents

* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,:University of Queensland Press , 2013 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
All Things Being Equal, Michelle Law , 2013 extract essay
'The daughter of Chinese migrants, Michelle Law saw how her culture treated women. Then she realised sexism also thrived in Australia.'
(p. 25-34)
History's Footnote, or, a Wolvi Incident, Melissa Lucashenko , 2013 single work biography

Lucashenko discusses the life of her great-grandmother, Christina Copson, who was successful in having a white man tried and jailed for assault.

(p. 63-69)
The University and the Beast: A Fairy Tale, Krissy Kneen , 2013 single work short story (p. 263-277)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Untitled Diana Plater , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 11-12 May 2013; (p. 20)

— Review of Destroying the Joint : Why Women Have to Change the World 2013 anthology essay criticism autobiography biography
Hashtag Feminism Robyn Annear , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Monthly , May no. 89 2013; (p. 42-45)
Ladies' Night Jessica O'Neill , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Womens Book Review , vol. 25 no. 1 2013; (p. 5-9)

— Review of Destroying the Joint : Why Women Have to Change the World 2013 anthology essay criticism autobiography biography ; Griffith Review 40 : Women and Power Gemma Nisbet , 2013 single work review
The Unseemly Splatter Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Sydney Review of Books , October 2013;

— Review of Destroying the Joint : Why Women Have to Change the World 2013 anthology essay criticism autobiography biography ; Griffith Review no. 40 April 2013 periodical issue
On the Couch With Jane Caro 2013 single work interview
— Appears in: UQ News , July no. 606 2013; (p. 24)
Untitled Diana Plater , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 11-12 May 2013; (p. 20)

— Review of Destroying the Joint : Why Women Have to Change the World 2013 anthology essay criticism autobiography biography
Riding a New Wave of Feminism Sophie Cunningham , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 8-9 June 2013; (p. 33) The Age , 8 June 2013; (p. 28) The Canberra Times , 8 June 2013; (p. 21)

— Review of Destroying the Joint : Why Women Have to Change the World 2013 anthology essay criticism autobiography biography ; Griffith Review no. 40 April 2013 periodical issue
Unequal Empowerment Louis Nowra , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 8-9 June 2013; (p. 21)

— Review of Griffith Review no. 40 April 2013 periodical issue ; Destroying the Joint : Why Women Have to Change the World 2013 anthology essay criticism autobiography biography
The Unseemly Splatter Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Sydney Review of Books , October 2013;

— Review of Destroying the Joint : Why Women Have to Change the World 2013 anthology essay criticism autobiography biography ; Griffith Review no. 40 April 2013 periodical issue
Ladies' Night Jessica O'Neill , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Womens Book Review , vol. 25 no. 1 2013; (p. 5-9)

— Review of Destroying the Joint : Why Women Have to Change the World 2013 anthology essay criticism autobiography biography ; Griffith Review 40 : Women and Power Gemma Nisbet , 2013 single work review
Hashtag Feminism Robyn Annear , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Monthly , May no. 89 2013; (p. 42-45)
Destroying the Point Helen Razer , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 19 May 2013; (p. 17)
On the Couch With Jane Caro 2013 single work interview
— Appears in: UQ News , July no. 606 2013; (p. 24)
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