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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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

Journal articles

Simic Z, 2022, 'Postfeminism in Context: Women, Australian Popular Culture, and the Unsettling of Postfeminism', Journal of Australian Studies, vol. 46, pp. 387 - 389,

Simic Z, 2021, 'Barry Reay aims to give the ‘Transgender Tipping Point’ a history', History Australia, vol. 18, pp. 189 - 190,

Simic Z, 2020, 'Intersectionality, More or Less: A Review Essay', AUSTRALIAN HUMANITIES REVIEW, pp. 17 - 31,

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,

Simic Z, 2020, 'Speaking Out: Feminism, Rape and Narrative Politics', WOMEN-A CULTURAL REVIEW, vol. 31, pp. 108 - 111,

Balint R; Simic Z, 2018, 'Histories of Migrants and Refugees in Australia', Australian Historical Studies, vol. 49, pp. 378 - 409,

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

Simic Z, 2017, 'Reading Feminist Killjoys', Sydney Review of Books,

Simic Z, 2017, 'Gay and Lesbian History Now', History Australia, vol. 14, pp. 315 - 321,

Simic Z, 2016, 'First Person Feminism', Sydney Review of Books,

Simic Z, 2016, 'Mateship: A Very Australian History', Australian Historical Studies, vol. 47, pp. 348 - 349,

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,

Simic Z, 2013, 'Bodies and Sexuality: Twentieth-Century Orgasms; or, The Problem of Female Heterosexuality', ,

Simic Z, 2013, 'Women and power in the brash 1980s media', History Australia, vol. 10, pp. 284 - 286,

Simic Z, 2012, 'A History of Australia', LABOUR HISTORY, pp. 261 - 262,

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,

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,

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,

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,

Andrews K; Encarnacao J; Simic Z, 2011, 'Film and Radio Reviews', History Australia, vol. 8, pp. 230 - 236,

Simic Z, 2010, ''Door bitches of club feminism': Academia and feminist competency', Feminist Review, vol. 95, pp. 75 - 91,

Zora S, 2010, ''Door Bitches of Club Feminism?: Academia and Feminist Competency', Feminist Review, vol. Vol. 95, pp. 74 - 91,

Zora S, 2010, 'Fallen Girls?: Plumpton High and the problem of teenage pregnancy', Journal of Australian Studies, vol. 34, pp. 429 - 445,

Simic Z, 2010, 'The Margins of Suburbia', History Australia, vol. 7, pp. 47.1 - 47.2,

Simic Z, 2009, 'Australian Rock: essays on popular music', JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIAN STUDIES, vol. 33, pp. 247 - 248,

Simic Z, 2009, 'Destination Australia: Migration to Australia Since 1901', JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIAN STUDIES, vol. 33, pp. 380 - 382,

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,

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,

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,

Simic Z, 2009, 'Review of Nerida Campbell’s Femme Fatale: The Female Criminal', History Australia, vol. 6, pp. 48.1 - 48.2,

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,

Simic Z, 2007, 'Butter not Bombs: A Short History of the Union of Australian Women', History Australia, vol. 4, pp. 7.1 - 7.15,

Simic Z, 2005, ''Mrs Street - Now there's a subject!': Historicising Jessie Street', Australian Feminist Studies, vol. 20, pp. 291 - 303,

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