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Julie McDonald
Student - psychology & counselling
JARM Dictionary

Ashfield: An inner west suburb of Sydney. Decided to move here in 2006. One of the first stations on the railway line Sydney to Parramatta.

Denmark: A country in northern Europe. Historically and geographically, along with Norway and Sweden, linked as Scandinavia.

Dubbo: a city in mid-west NSW, west of the Great Dividing Range.

Famous Five, The: a series of 21 novels written by Enid Blyton; detailing the adventures of four teenagers and their dog, Timothy.

Freud, Sigmund: a late 19th, early 20th century psychiatrist. Developed psychoanalytic theory.

Gandalf - wizard in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings novels by J.R.R. Tolkien.

Gawler: the first major town founded north of Adelaide, South Australia.

Handfasting: a neo-pagan commitment ceremony between two people; “the neo-pagan term for marriage”

Intersectionality: the realisation in feminism, and sociology more generally, that an individual's experience of being in a social group will be shaped by their location in other social groups. For example, an African-American woman will experience sexism differently from a White woman. Kimberlé Crenshaw introduced the concept in their 1989 and 1991 works (Carbado, Crenshaw, Mays, and Tomlinson, 2013). Carbado et al (2013) described intersectionality as follows, 'Rooted in Black feminism and Critical Race Theory, intersectionality is a method and a disposition, a heuristic and analytic tool'.

Kheldar (Silk): Drasnian Prince in The Belgariad and Mallorean novels

Minnesota: A U.S. state bordering on Canada.

Munno Para: A hundred (administrative area) to the north of Adelaide, South Australia.

The Fall of the House of Dixie – Bruce Levine; a social history of the U.S. Civil War and its aftermath. The context of the Jim Crow laws, White Supremacy, and “The South” in the 20th century.

Vulcans: a species of humanoid aliens in the Star Trek universe

Western Australia: The westernmost Australian state.