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Book Chapters

Simic Z, 2020, 'Rock Star in Space', in Nichols D; Perillo S (ed.), Urban Australia and Post-Punk: Exploring Dogs in Space, Springer Singapore, pp. 105 - 122, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-32-9702-9

Simic Z, 2019, ''Historicising a "National Disgrace": Towards a feminist history of domestic violence in Australia'', in Piper A; Stevenson A (ed.), Gender Violence in Australia: Historical Perspectives, Monash University Publishing, pp. 3 - 19, https://publishing.monash.edu/books/gva-9781925835304.html

Simic Z, 2019, ''The age of consent and girls: a short history'', in Lumby C; Gleeson K (ed.), The Age of Consent Young People, Sexual Abuse and Agency, pp. 117 - 133, https://www.newsouthbooks.com.au/books/age-consent/

Simic Z, 2019, ''Unmistakably a book by a feminist': Helen Garner's Monkey Grip and its feminist contexts', in Arrow M; Woollacott A (ed.), Everyday Revolutions Remaking Gender, Sexuality and Culture in 1970s Australia, ANU Press, Canberra, pp. 139 - 159, http://dx.doi.org/10.22459/ER.2019

Simic Z, 2018, 'TLO 2: Demonstrate a Variety of Conceptual Approaches to Interpreting the Past', in Clark J; Nye A (ed.), Teaching the Discipline of History in an Age of Standards, Springer, pp. 217 - 231, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-0047-9_11

Simic Z, 2018, 'Speak English! Non-English Speaking Mothers and their Children', in Nelson C; Robertson R (ed.), Dangerous Ideas about Mothers, UWAP, Perth, pp. 117 - 127

Simic Z, 2017, 'First Person Feminism', in Ley J; Menzies-Pike C (ed.), The Australian Face: Essays From the Sydney Review of Books, edn. First, SRB/ New South Press, Sydney, pp. 205 - 217, https://sydneyreviewofbooks.com/about/the-australian-face-essays-from-the-srb-on-australian-literature/

Simic Z, 2017, ''Is the Personal Still Political?'', in Caro J (ed.), Unbreakable: Women Share Stories of Resilience and Hope, UQP, St. Lucia, pp. 53 - 72

Simic Z, 2016, 'Struggle Street - Poverty Porn?', in Arrow M; Monagle C; Baker J (ed.), Small Screens: Essays on Contemporary Australian Television, edn. 1st, Monash University Publishing, Melbourne, pp. 171 - 187, http://www.publishing.monash.edu/books/ss-9781925377101.html

Simic Z, 2015, 'Wog Westie Feminist: Or the evidence of experience', in Bread and Roses: Voices of Australian Academics from the Working Class, Springer Link, pp. 39 - 47, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-6300-127-4_5

Simic Z, 2015, 'Fat as a Feminist Issue: A History', in Hester H (ed.), Fat Sex: New Directions in Theory and Activism, edn. Gender, Bodies and Transformation, Ashgate, pp. 15 - 35, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315581996

Simic , 2013, 'Bodies and Sexuality: Twentieth century orgasms; or the problem of female heterosexuality (in Vol. 6)', in Kalof L; Conor L (ed.), A Cultural History of Women in the Modern Age - 6 volumes, edn. 1st, Bloomsbury Academic, London, UK, pp. 35 - 59, http://www.bloomsbury.com/au/a-cultural-history-of-women-9781847884756/

Journal articles

Simic Z, 2021, 'Barry Reay aims to give the ‘Transgender Tipping Point’ a history', History Australia, vol. 18, pp. 189 - 190, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14490854.2021.1880279

Simic Z, 2020, 'Intersectionality, More or Less: A Review Essay', AUSTRALIAN HUMANITIES REVIEW, pp. 17 - 31, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000594857000002&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Simic Z, 2020, 'From Battered Wives to Domestic Violence: The Transnational Circulation of Chiswick Women’s Aid and Erin Pizzey’s Scream Quietly or the Neighbours Will Hear (1974)', Australian Historical Studies, vol. 51, pp. 107 - 126, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1031461X.2019.1707243

Simic Z, 2020, 'Speaking Out: Feminism, Rape and Narrative Politics', WOMEN-A CULTURAL REVIEW, vol. 31, pp. 108 - 111, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09574042.2020.1723339

Balint R; Simic Z, 2018, 'Histories of Migrants and Refugees in Australia', Australian Historical Studies, vol. 49, pp. 378 - 409, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1031461X.2018.1479438

Simic Z, 2018, 'What Can Feminist Historians Do With Intersectionality?', Lilith (Fitzroy, Vic.), pp. 16 - 25, https://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=132411598577356;res=IELHSS/

Simic Z, 2017, 'Reading Feminist Killjoys', Sydney Review of Books, https://sydneyreviewofbooks.com/not-a-feminist-life-unwanted-advances-review/

Simic Z, 2017, 'Gay and Lesbian History Now', History Australia, vol. 14, pp. 315 - 321, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14490854.2017.1321067

Simic Z, 2016, 'First Person Feminism', Sydney Review of Books, https://sydneyreviewofbooks.com/fight-like-a-girl-clementine-ford-review/

Simic Z, 2016, 'Mateship: A Very Australian History', Australian Historical Studies, vol. 47, pp. 348 - 349, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1031461x.2016.1162696

Simic Z, 2014, ''Bachelors of Misery and Proxy Brides: Marriage, migration and assimilation, 1947-1973'', History Australia: Journal of the Australian Historical Association, vol. 11, pp. 149 - 174, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14490854.2014.11668504

Simic Z, 2013, 'Bodies and Sexuality: Twentieth-Century Orgasms; or, The Problem of Female Heterosexuality', , http://dx.doi.org/10.5040/9781350048171-ch-002

Simic Z, 2013, 'Women and power in the brash 1980s media', History Australia, vol. 10, pp. 284 - 286, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14490854.2013.11668493

Simic Z, 2012, 'A History of Australia', LABOUR HISTORY, pp. 261 - 262, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000311597900015&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Simic Z, 2012, 'Suburban dreaming: Boomburbs: Andrew Merry 52 Suburbs: A search for beauty in the 'Burbs', ReCollections, vol. 6, pp. 12

Simic Z, 2012, 'Rivers and Resilience: Aboriginal People on Sydney's Georges River', JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIAN STUDIES, vol. 36, pp. 260 - 261, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000305915700015&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Ahrens P; Arrow M; Bellanta M; James S; Piccini J; Simic Z; Slater L; Urschel K; van Vuuren K, 2012, 'BOOK REVIEWS', Journal of Australian Studies, vol. 36, pp. 253 - 265, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14443058.2012.676725

Simic Z, 2012, 'Long Cumulative Labor of Transformation: A Response to Margaret Henderson', Lilith: a feminist history journal, vol. No. 17-18, pp. 121 - 131

Simic Z, 2011, 'Friday On Our Minds: Popular Culture in Australia since 1945', JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIAN STUDIES, vol. 35, pp. 129 - 131, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000291303400017&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Cheater C; Haag O; Kevin C; MacIntosh L; Manwaring R; Olszowska M; Rolls M; Sheridan S; Simic Z, 2011, 'BOOK REVIEWS', Journal of Australian Studies, vol. 35, pp. 117 - 131, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14443058.2011.542603

Andrews K; Encarnacao J; Simic Z, 2011, 'Film and Radio Reviews', History Australia, vol. 8, pp. 230 - 236, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14490854.2011.11668382

Simic Z, 2010, ''Door bitches of club feminism': Academia and feminist competency', Feminist Review, vol. 95, pp. 75 - 91, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/fr.2009.60

Zora S, 2010, ''Door Bitches of Club Feminism?: Academia and Feminist Competency', Feminist Review, vol. Vol. 95, pp. 74 - 91, http://www.palgrave-journals.com/fr/journal/v95/n1/full/fr200960a.html

Zora S, 2010, 'Fallen Girls?: Plumpton High and the problem of teenage pregnancy', Journal of Australian Studies, vol. 34, pp. 429 - 445, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14443058.2010.519100

Simic Z, 2010, 'The Margins of Suburbia', History Australia, vol. 7, pp. 47.1 - 47.2, http://dx.doi.org/10.2104/ha100047

Simic Z, 2009, 'Australian Rock: essays on popular music', JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIAN STUDIES, vol. 33, pp. 247 - 248, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000278108300016&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Simic Z, 2009, 'Destination Australia: Migration to Australia Since 1901', JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIAN STUDIES, vol. 33, pp. 380 - 382, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000278108400015&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Bannon JC; Bongiorno F; Davidson T; Dickenson J; Ghys L; Gilchrist C; Peters P; Simic Z; Slater L, 2009, 'Book Reviews', Journal of Australian Studies, vol. 33, pp. 371 - 384, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14443050903079730

Alston S; Bennett J; Grimshaw P; Mackellar M; Magarey S; Marchant S; Nicoll F; Simic Z; Turner G, 2009, 'Book Reviews', Journal of Australian Studies, vol. 33, pp. 237 - 249, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14443050902883447

Simic Z, 2009, 'Review of Leonard Janiszewski and Effy Alexakis’ Selling an American Dream: Australia’s Greek CafÉ, National Museum of Australia', History Australia, vol. 6, pp. 13.1 - 13.2, http://dx.doi.org/10.2104/ha090013

Simic Z, 2009, 'Review of Nerida Campbell’s Femme Fatale: The Female Criminal', History Australia, vol. 6, pp. 48.1 - 48.2, http://dx.doi.org/10.2104/ha090048

Simic Z, 2008, ''What are ya?': Negotiating identities in the western suburbs of Sydney during the 1980s', Journal of Australian Studies, vol. 32, pp. 223 - 236, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14443050802056748

Simic Z, 2007, 'Butter not Bombs: A Short History of the Union of Australian Women', History Australia, vol. 4, pp. 7.1 - 7.15, http://dx.doi.org/10.2104/ha070007

Simic Z, 2005, ''Mrs Street - Now there's a subject!': Historicising Jessie Street', Australian Feminist Studies, vol. 20, pp. 291 - 303, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08164640500280308


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