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Taking the Measure of Gender Disparity in Australian Book Reviewing as a Field, 1985 and 2013

Harvey, Melinda; Lamond, Julieanne


This essay presents and analyses the initial results of a large-scale and comparative quantitative survey of book reviews to draw some conclusions about the current state of Australian book reviewing as a field. We argue that the gender disparity in Australian book reviewing that has been identified by the Stella Count over the past four years needs to be seen in the wider context of changes to the nature and extent of book reviews over time. We compare two key publications across two years,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Humanities Review
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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