Chilla Bulbeck

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Chilla Bulbeck "held the chair of women's studies at Adelaide University until 2008. She has published widely on issues of gender and difference, including Re-Orienting Western Feminisms: Women's Diversity in a Post-Colonial World (1998), Living Feminism: The Impact of the Women's Movement on Three Generations of Australian Women (1997), Australian Women in Papua New Guinea: Colonial Passages 1920-1960 (1992) and Sex, Love and Feminism: the Attitudes of Young People in ten Asia-Pacific Nations (2009). The book is based on her Australian Research Council-funded research on young people's attitudes to gender issues and their imagined future intimate, family and citizenship engagements. She is currently completing a manuscript focussing on young Australians' imagined future intimacies, family, work and civic engagements.

"In her thirty year teaching career Chilla Bulbeck has taught at Murdoch University, Griffith University and the University of Adelaide. She holds or has held the following positions: Honorary Professorial Research Associate, University of Western Australia (2006-2010), Guest Professor, Beijing Foreign Studies University, "in recognition of her outstanding achievements in facilitating the cultural exchange between Australia and China" (2007 to 2011), Visiting Professor of Australian Studies, Centre for Pacific and American Studies, The University of Tokyo(2002 to 2003)." [1]

Other Books

  • One World Women's Movement (London: Pluto Press, 1988).

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  • (1991) Hearing the Difference: First and Third World Feminisms, Asian Studies Review 15(1): 77-91. (Examines "epistemological imperialism.")

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  1. Chilla Bulbeck, Adelaide University, accessed July 20, 2009.