Emeritus Professor Carol Bacchi

Emeritus Professor
Emeritus Professor Carol Bacchi
  Org Unit Politics and International Studies (POLIS)
  Email carol.bacchi@adelaide.edu.au
  Telephone +61 8 8313 5633
  Location Floor/Room 3 17 ,  Napier Building ,   North Terrace

  • Policy theory
  • Feminists' political theories
  • Equality policy, including affirmative/positive action, diversity management, and mainstreaming
  • Public policy and ethics; health policy with a particular focus on health inequalities
  • Drug, alcohol and gambling policy
  • Citizenship theory, focussing on 'difference' and embodiment
  • Global governance and citizenship
  • Resources

    What's the Problem Represented to be? (WPR) Workshop and Films

    Engaging with Carol Bacchi: Strategic Intervetions and Exchanges edited by Angie Bletsas & Chris Beasley, University of Adelaide Press 2012

    For a full listing of Carol Bacchi's publications, please see attached document.


    1.Poststructural Policy Analysis: A Guide to Practice (with Susan Goodwin), Palgrave Macmillan 2016  

    2. Mainstreaming Politics: Gendering practices and feminist theory (with Joan Eveline), University of Adelaide Press, 2010. Free download (click here) 

    3.  Analysing Policy: What’s the problem represented to be?  Pearson Education 2009.

    4.  Fear of Food: A Diary of Mothering. Spinifex, 2003.

    5.  (coedited with Paul Nursey-Bray) Left Directions: is there a Third Way? UWA Press, 2001.

    6.  Women, Policy and Politics: the construction of policy problems. Sage, 1999.

    Chapters in Books

    1.'Poststructural Interview Analysis: Politicizing Personhood' (with Jennifer Bonham) in Carol Bacchi and Susan Goodwin, Poststructural Policy Analysis: A Guide to Practice, Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, Appendix.

    2. 'Strategic interventions and ontological politics: Research as political practice', in A. Bletsa and C. Beasley (eds) Engaging with Carol Bacchi: Strategic Interventions and Exchanges. Adelaide: University of Adelaide Press, 2012: pp. 141-156.

    3. 'Making politics fleshly: The ethic of social flesh' (with Chris Beasely), in A. Bletsas and C. Beasley (eds) Engaging with Carol Bacchi: Strategic Interventions and Exchanges. Adelaide, University of Adelaide Press, 2012, pp. 99-120.

    4. 'Approaches to gender mainstreaming: What's the problem represented to be?' (with Joan Eveline) in C. Bacchi and J. Eveline (eds) Mainstreaming Politics:Gendering practices and feminst theory, Adelaide, University of Adelaide Press, 2010, pp. 111-138. 

    5. 'Power, resistance and reflexive practice' (with Joan Eveline) in Mainstreaming Politics: Gendering practices and feminist theory, Adelaide, University of Adelaide, 2010, pp. 139-162.

    6.  ‘The issue of intentionality in frame theory: The need for reflexive framing’ in Emanuela Lombardo, Petra Meier and Mieke Verloo (eds) The Discursive Politics of Gender Equality: Stretching, Bending and Policymaking, London, Routledge, 2009.


    Journal Articles

    1.‘Policies as Gendering Practices: Re-Viewing Categorical Distinctions’, Journal of Women, Politics and Policy, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1554477X.2016.1198207 

    2.Problematizations in Health Policy: Questioning how “Problems” are Constituted in Policies’, Sage Open, April-June 2016: 1-16. DOI: 10.11771/21582440/6653986.

    3.‘Problematizations in alcohol policy: Who’s “alcohol problems”’, Contemporary Drug Problems, 2015, DOI: 10.1177/0091450915576116

    4.‘The Turn to Problematization: Political implications of contrasting interpretive and poststructural adaptations’, Open Journal of Political Science, Vol. 5, 2015, pp. 1-12.

    5. 'Reclaiming discursive practices as an analytic focus: Political implications' (with Jennifer Bonham) Foucault Studies, Vol 17, pp. 173-182.

    6. 'Feminist Discursive Institutionalism - a Poststructural Alternative' (with Malin Ronnblom) NORA - Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research, Vol 22, No 3, pp. 170-186.

    7. 'Why Study Problematizations? Making Politics Visible', Open Journal of Political Science, Vol 2, No 1, pp. 1-8.  

    8. ‘Challenging the Displacement of Affirmative Action by Gender Mainstreaming’, Asian Journal of Women’s Studies, Vol  15, No. 4, December 2009.

    9.    ‘Gender Mainstreaming or Diversity Mainstreaming? The Politics of “Doing”’ (with Joan Eveline), NORA—Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research, Vol 17, No 1, 2009, pp. 3-18.

    10.    ‘The Politics of Research Management: reflections on the gap between what we “know” [about SDH] and what we do’, Health Sociology Review, Vol 17, No 2, 2008, pp. 165-176.

    11.    [with Chris Beasley] 'The Limits of Trust and Respect: Rethinking Dependency', Social Alternatives, Vol 24, No 4, 2005, pp. 55-60

    12.    [with Joan Eveline] 'What are we mainstreaming when we mainstream gender?', International Feminist Journal of Politics, Vol. 7, No. 4,  December 2005.



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