Scutt, Jocelynne A. (Dr) (1947-)

Also known as
Scutt, J. A. (Jocelynne Annette) (1947-)
Scutt, Jocelynne A. (1947-)
Scutt, Jocelynne Annette (1947-)
Field of activity
Activist, Lawyer and Writer
Libraries Australia
http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an36155391
NLA Persistent Identifier
http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-616355

Biographies

Jocelyn Scutt has worked consistently in her capacity as lawyer, activist and writer to improve the lives of women generally and by attempting to reform the laws on rape and domestic violence. She founded the feminist publisher, Artemis and was a member of the Women's Electoral Lobby in both Canberra and Sydney. She served as Anti-Discrimination Commissioner for Tasmania from 1999 - 2004 .

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Dr. Jocelynne A. Scutt is Anti-Discrimination Commissioner for Tasmania, operating under and administering the Anti-Discrimination Act 1998 (Tasmania). Prior to becoming Tasmania's Anti-Discrimination Commissioner in October 1999, Dr Scutt was in private practice at the Melbourne Bar, where she specialised in criminal law, administrative law, anti-discrimination and equal opportunity, tax, corporate law and banking, immigration, property and equity, human rights and the rights of Indigenous people. She remains on the Bar roll, and in her capacity as Anti-Discrimination Commissioner has appeared in the Supreme Court of Tasmania, the Federal Court and the Anti-Discrimination Tribunal...

Some of her books are Lionel Murphy - A Radical Judge, Even in the Best of Homes - Violence in the Family, The Baby Machine - Commercialisation of Motherhood, The Sexual Gerrymander - Women and the Economics of Power, Women and the Law, The Incredible Woman - Power and Sexual Politics, and Poor Nation of The Pacific - Australia?s Future? She is editor of the Artemis 'Women's Voices, Women's Lives' series, and has recently completed a book on equal pay, for the Australian Federation of Business and Professional Women, National Council of Women and New South Wales Trades and Labour Council, Wage Rage - Women's Struggle for Equal Pay. For further information see

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Resources for Jocelynne A. Scutt

Selected resources (10)

Australian Women's Register

  1. Living Generously: women mentoring women
    Scutt, Jocelynne A.
    [1996]
    Published: Artemis
  2. Women's Voices, Women's Lives
    Scutt, Jocelynne A.
  3. Rape Law Reform
    Scutt, Jocelynne A.
    [1980]
    Published: Australian Institute of Criminology
  4. Different LivesReflections on the Women's Movement and Visions of its Future : Different Lives
    Scutt, Jocelynne A.
    [1987]
    Published: Penguin
  5. Glorious Age: growing older gloriously
    Scutt, Jocelynne A.
    [1993]
    Published: Artemis
  6. As a woman: writing women's lives
    Scutt, Jocelynne A.
    [1992]
    Published: Artemis
  7. Breaking Through: Women, Work and Careers
    Scutt, Jocelyne
    [1992]
    Published: Artemis
  8. Australian Feminism: A Companion
    Caine, Barbara
    [1998]
    Published: Oxford University Press
  9. National Library of Australia Newspaper Microcopy Reading Room: [Biographical cuttings on Jocelynne Scutt, lawyer, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    BIOG
  10. National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection: Papers of Jocelynne Scutt, 1982-1994 [manuscript] (1982 - 1994)
    1982-1994. 4.48 m. (32 boxes] The papers cover the period 1982-1994 and comprise various stages of drafts of books and articles edited, written and compiled by Scutt. Scutt's publications concentrate on legal and feminist issues. The collection includes a number of original works by Scutt and contributors prominent in the women's movement and other fields. The papers also include detective fiction that Scutt wrote and compiled under the pseudonym Melissa Chan featuring feminist detective heroine Francesca Miles. The papers document the methods of modern publishing as well as providing an insight into the creative writing process and feminist movement.
    MS 9396

Resources by Jocelynne A. Scutt (58)

  1. The sexual gerrymander : women and the economics of power / Jocelynne A. Scutt
    Scutt, Jocelynne A. Dr, 1947-
    [ Book : 1994 ]
    At 101 libraries
    The sexual gerrymander : women and the economics of power / Jocelynne A. Scutt
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 34.794)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 34.794)

  2. The incredible woman : power & sexual politics / Jocelynne A. Scutt
    Scutt, Jocelynne A. Dr, 1947-
    [ Book : 1997 ]
    At 63 libraries
    The incredible woman : power & sexual politics / Jocelynne A. Scutt
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 26.125)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 26.125)

  3. Women and the law : commentary and materials / by Jocelynne A. Scutt
    Scutt, Jocelynne A. Dr, 1947-
    [ Book : 1990 ]
    At 83 libraries
    Women and the law : commentary and materials / by Jocelynne A. Scutt
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 25.55)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 25.55)

  4. The Baby machine / [edited by Jocelynne A. Scutt]
    Scutt, Jocelynne A. Dr, 1947-
    [ Book : 1988 ]
    At 74 libraries
    The Baby machine / [edited by Jocelynne A. Scutt]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 25.492)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 25.492)

  5. Breaking through : women, work and careers / edited by Jocelynne A. Scutt
    Scutt, Jocelynne A. Dr, 1947-
    [ Book : 1992 ]
    At 84 libraries
    Breaking through : women, work and careers / edited by Jocelynne A. Scutt
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24.626)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24.626)

  6. Even in the best of homes : violence in the family / Jocelynne A. Scutt
    Scutt, Jocelynne A. Dr, 1947-
    [ Book : 1990 ]
    At 80 libraries
    Even in the best of homes : violence in the family / Jocelynne A. Scutt
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24.561)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24.561)

  7. Lionel Murphy : a radical judge / edited by Jocelynne A. Scutt
    Scutt, Jocelynne A. Dr, 1947-
    [ Book : 1987 ]
    At 82 libraries
    Lionel Murphy : a radical judge / edited by Jocelynne A. Scutt
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24.232)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24.232)

  8. Different lives / edited by Jocelynne A. Scutt
    Scutt, Jocelynne A. Dr, 1947-
    [ Book, Audio book : 1987 ]
    At 63 libraries
    Different lives / edited by Jocelynne A. Scutt
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 21.804)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 21.804)

  9. For richer, for poorer : money, marriage and property rights / Jocelynne A. Scutt & Di Graham
    Scutt, Jocelynne A. Dr, 1947-
    [ Book : 1984 ]
    At 57 libraries
    For richer, for poorer : money, marriage and property rights / Jocelynne A. Scutt & Di Graham
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 21.521)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 21.521)

  10. Growing up feminist : the new generation of Australian women / Jocelynne A. Scutt
    Scutt, Jocelynne A
    [ Book : 1985 ]
    At 61 libraries
    Growing up feminist : the new generation of Australian women / Jocelynne A. Scutt
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 21.034)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 21.034)

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Resources about Jocelynne A. Scutt (2)

  1. Jocelynne Scutt interviewed by Nikki Henningham in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project
    Scutt, Jocelynne A. Dr, 1947-
    [ Sound : 2013 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.825)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.825)

  2. Papers of Jocelynne Scutt
    Scutt, Jocelynne A. Dr, 1947-
    [ Unpublished : 1982-2010 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.402)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.402)

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