Margaret Thornton


New directions for law in Australia: essays in contemporary law reform

This book collects over 50 discrete law reform recommendations, encapsulated in short, digestible essays written by leading Australian scholars.
Journal article

Women judges, private lives: (in)visibilities in fact and fiction

This article shows that substantive changes are occurring to reveal what was formerly invisible under the rubric of ‘private’, but invariably outside of the sovereign body of law.

Through a glass darkly: the social sciences look at the neoliberal university

Overview: This collection of essays arose from a workshop held in Canberra in 2013 under the auspices of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia to consider the impact of the encroachment of the market on public universities. While the UK tripled fees in 2013...