Sharon Beder is a visiting professor in the School of Social Sciences, Media and Communication at the University of Wollongong in New South Wales, Australia. She has written 9 books, around 150 articles, book chapters and conference papers, as well as educational monographs, consultancy reports and teaching resources (see publications). Her research has focussed on how power relationships are maintained and challenged, particularly by corporations and professions.
Her books, some of which have been translated into other languages, include:
- Toxic Fish & Sewer Surfing (1989)
- The Nature of Sustainable Development (1993 and 1996)
- Global Spin: The Corporate Assault on Environmentalism (1997, 2000 and 2002)
- The New Engineer (1998)
- Selling the Work Ethic: From Puritan Pulpit to Corporate PR (2000)
- Power Play: The Fight for Control of the World's Electricity (2003)
- Suiting Themselves: How Corporations Drive the Corporate Agenda (2006)
- Environmental Principles and Policies (2006)
- Free Market Missionaries: The Corporate Manipulation of Community Values (2006).
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