Dr Rebecca Pearse

Key Researcher

Department of Political Economy,
The University of Sydney

Rebecca joined the Department of Political Economy in June 2017. She has research interests across in environmental political economy, social movement studies, feminist political economy, labour studies and the sociology of knowledge.

Rebecca’s work has been published in Australian and international journals including Sociological Review, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, Environmental Politics, Energy Policy, and Feminist Economics. She has co-authored a book with Stuart Rosewarne and James Goodman called Climate Action Upsurge: An Ethnography of Climate Movement Politics (Routledge, 2014), and co-authored the latest revision of Raewyn Connell’s Gender: in World Perspective (3rd edition Polity 2015). Based on her PhD, Rebecca’s forthcoming book is titled Carbon Pricing in Australia: Contestation, the State and Market Failure (Routledge 2018)