School of Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Care

Associate Professor Allison Barlett

Alison Bartlett Alison Bartlett is an Associate Professor at the University of Western Australia in English and Cultural Studies, and previously in Gender Studies. 

HHer teaching and research is mainly around gender and sexuality in popular culture. Her key contribution to the medical humanities is work on the culture of breastfeeding as something that is gendered, raced, classed, and sexed in ways that are particular to time and place and also shift historically and culturally. Her major work is a monograph, Breastwork: Rethinking Breastfeeding (2005)and she is widely published in journals on contemporary maternity as a cultural institution, breastfeeding pedagogies and ethics, as well as literary and discursive narrative, social memory, feminist theory and women's writing. 

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