Margaret Thornton

Margaret Thornton

Margaret Thornton is Professor of Law and ARC Professorial Fellow at The Australian National University in Canberra. She has degrees from Sydney, New South Wales and Yale Universities. She is a Barrister of the High Court of Australia, a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia and a Foundation Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law. Her research areas include feminist legal theory, discrimination, legal education, the legal profession and the corporatisation of universities. Her current research project examines the retreat from equal opportunity in a neoliberal climate. Her most recent book is Privatising the Public University: The Case of Law (Routledge, 2011, forthcoming).

New Directions for Law in Australia

New Directions for Law in Australia »

Essays in Contemporary Law Reform

Edited by: Ron Levy, Molly O’Brien, Simon Rice, Pauline Ridge, Margaret Thornton
ISBN (print): 9781760461416
ISBN (online): 9781760461423
Publication date: September 2017

Through a Glass Darkly »

The Social Sciences Look at the Neoliberal University

Edited by: Margaret Thornton
ISBN (print): 9781925022131
ISBN (online): 9781925022148
Publication date: November 2015

Sex Discrimination in Uncertain Times »

Edited by: Margaret Thornton
ISBN (print): 9781921666766
ISBN (online): 9781921666773
Publication date: September 2010