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Marcia Neave interviewed by Nikki Henningham in the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 3918652
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Neave, M. A. (Marcia Ann), 1944-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2007 
1 sound file (ca. 64 min.) 
Series

Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia collection.

Summary

Marcia Neave born 1944 in Melbourne, Victoria, speaks about being a lawyer in the Academy of the Social Sciences; being Foundation chair of the Victorian Law Reform Commission; publishing widely in the area of Gender and the Law; her schooling at Presbyterian Ladies College; completing school in 1961; why choosing to do law; qualities of a good law teacher; Black Letter Law; being immersed in traditional scholarship in for the first 10-15 years of her career; influenced by the Law in Context Movement (1970s); establishing an interdisciplinary feminist reading group (1980s); working for the New South Wales Law Reform Commission (1982); working on Enquiry into Prostitution in Victoria; her academic career; Zelman Cowen; writing various books; her partner; mentors; Ron Sackville; Enid Campbell; Fay Gale; challenges facing young women lawyers now and then; the importance of socio-legal work and interdisciplinary work; social science research; the role of the Academy of the Social Sciences; her Academy trip to China; Fay Gale; Sue Richardson; the value of 'time out' to the intellectual development of academics.

Notes

Recorded on February 23, 2007 at Melbourne, Vic.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (4 p.) and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 41 leaves). 
Subjects Neave, M. A. (Marcia Ann), 1944- -- Interviews.  |  Women lawyers -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Women law teachers -- Australia -- Interviews.
Occupation Lawyers.
Other authors/contributors Henningham, Nicola, 1960-, Interviewer

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