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Chilla Bulbeck

Chilla Bulbeck

Chilla Bulbeck was the emeritus professor of women's studies at Adelaide University from 1997 until 2008, and has published widely on issues of gender and difference.

Chilla Bulbeck reviews ‘In Defense of Animals: The second wave’ edited by Peter Singer’

December 2005–January 2006, no. 277 01 December 2005
This sequel to In Defense of Animals, published twenty years ago, contains fourteen new essays, three revised essays and one that has been reprinted unchanged. Claiming that ‘philosophers served as midwives of the animal rights movement in the late 1970s’, Peter Singer devotes Part I to ‘The ideas’. The second edition displaces the now well-published philosophers found in the previous edit ... (read more)

Chilla Bulbeck reviews 'Family and Social Policy in Japan: Anthropological approaches' edited by Roger Goodman, and 'Feminism in Modern Japan: Citizenship, embodiment and sexuality' by Vera Mackie

April 2003, no. 250 11 October 2022
In the latest offerings in Cambridge University Press’s ‘Contemporary Japanese Society’ series, Vera Mackie outlines 130 years of Japanese feminism, while Roger Goodman’s collection explores a decade of policy interventions in that country that challenge a society still based largely on a strict gendered division of labour. Men’s primary role is to be the overworked salaryman warrior, wh ... (read more)