Books

Simple Living in History: Pioneers of the Deep Future, Melbourne: Simplicity Institute, 2014 (with Samuel Alexander). ISBN 9 780987 5884 94
 
A Fair Deal: A History of Consumer Affairs Victoria, commissioned history, 2011.

Abundance: Buying and Selling in Postwar Australia, Melbourne: ASP, 2007. ISBN: 1 74097 048 9.

Book Chapters

‘Helen and Scott Nearing’, in Samuel Alexander and Amanda McLeod, Simple Living in History: Pioneers of the Deep Future, Melbourne: Simplicity Institute, 2014.

‘John Seymour’, in Samuel Alexander and Amanda McLeod, Simple Living in History: Pioneers of the Deep Future, Melbourne: Simplicity Institute, 2014.

‘Go Between: Consumer Affairs Victoria – Legislating in the Consumer Interest’, in Robert Crawford, Kim Humphery and Judith Smart (eds.), Consumer Australia: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Research Papers

‘Consumer Choice: Another Case of Deceptive Advertising?, http://simplicitycollective.com/ April 2013, http://simplicitycollective.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Consumer-Choice-Essay-MCLEOD.pdf

Refereed Articles

‘Self-Sufficiency in a “Time of Plenty”: Mass Consumerism and Freedom in 1970s Australia’, History Australia, forthcoming 2017.

‘The Silence of 30,000 files: The negotiation and evolution of ideas in writing a history of Consumer Affairs Victoria, 1964-2010’, Circa: The Journal for Professional Historians, no. 1, 2010, pp.23-28.

‘Pseudo Scientific Hokus Pokus’, Motivational Research’s Australian Application, Journal of Historical Research in Marketing, June, 1(2), 2009, pp.224-244.

‘Quality Control: The Philosophical Origins of the Australian Consumers Association’, Business History (UK), 50(1), January 2008, pp.79-98.

‘Scientific Management of the Consumer Interest’, Business History (UK), 49(5), October 2007, pp.663-681, with Chris Nyland, pp.717-735.

‘Recommendations to Prohibitions’, Philosophy For Business, 8(30) May 2004, http://www.isfp.co.uk/businesspathways/

‘The Lady Means Business: Marketing to the Electrical Appliance Consumer during the 1950s and 1960s’, Melbourne Historical Journal, December, 2003.

Opinion Articles

‘Sustainability in Gippsland’, Gippsland Country Life, Summer 2013.

‘Light and Shade’, D3: Diversity, Difference & Diagnosis (special series), Sydney’s Child, Melbourne’s Child, Adelaide’s Child, Brisbane’s Child, Canberra’s Child and/or Perth’s Child (some or all), September 2013, p. 11.

‘Get Your Hands Dirty’, Grass Roots, 218 August-September 2013, p.16.

‘Consumer Policy, the Carbon Tax and selling of Consumption Reduction’, Australian Policy and History, March,  2013,   http://www.aph.org.au/files/articles/consumerPolicy.htm

‘The Ups and Downs of Highs and Lows’, Sydney’s Child, Melbourne’s Child, Adelaide’s Child, Brisbane’s Child, Canberra’s Child and/or Perth’s Child (some or all), September 2012.

‘A GR Life in Review’, Grass Roots, 208 Dec/Jan 2011/12, pp.62-63.

‘Month of Writing’, The Victorian Writer, November 2011, p.13.

‘Just Say No’, Australian Policy and History, January 2011, http://www.aph.org.au/files/articles/justSay.htm

‘to buy or not to buy’, Living Ethics, 77, Spring 2009, p.4.

‘Rethinking consumerism’, Living Ethics, 71, Autumn 2008, p.5.

‘Be An Ethical Consumer: Acting on Good Intentions’, Grass Roots, 179, February/March 2007, pp.25-26.

‘Pub with soul’, Lilydale Yarra Valley Leader, January 22, 2007, p.12.

Reviews

‘Business as Usual: Geo-engineering – magic bullet or poison chalice’, Review of Clive Hamilton, Earthmasters: Playing God with the Climate, Allen & Unwin, 2013, ABR – Australian Book Review, March 2013, pp. 19&21. (commissioned review)

Review of Richard Aitken, The Garden of Ideas: Four Centuries of Australian Style, Carlton: Miegunyah Press 2010, in PHAROS: the newsletter of the Professional Historians Association (Vic), December 2011.

‘The joy of shopping’, Review of ‘til you drop: shopping – a Melbourne history’ exhibition, History Australia, vol. 7, no. 2, 2010, pp. 38.1-38.2 (invited review).

Review of Alison Bartlett, Breastwork: Rethinking Breastfeeding, Sydney: UNSW Press, 2005, API Review of Books, 40, January, 2006: http://www.api-network.com/cgi-bin/reviews/jrbview.cgi?n=0868409693&issue=40

‘Keeping up with the Joneses’, Review of Clive Hamilton and Richard Denniss, Affluenza: When Too Much is Never Enough, Allen & Unwin, 2005, Australian Book Review, August, 2005 (commissioned review).

Review of Clive Hamilton and Richard Denniss, Affluenza: When Too Much is Never Enough, Allen & Unwin, 2005, Good Life Book Club, June 27, 2006 http://www.goodlifebookclub.com/catalog/product_reviews_info.php?products_id=355&reviews_id=26&osCsid=fa0dc0e9374e668f5b6da2a2e99a0548

Review of Liz Ross, Dare to Struggle, Dare to Win!, Melbourne: Vulgar Press: 2004, API Review of Books, 31, March 2005: http://www.api-network.com/cgi-bin/reviews/jrbview.cgi?n=0958079498.

Review of Michael Webber and Sally Weller, Refashioning the Rag Trade: Internationalising Australia’s Textile, Clothing and Footwear Industries, Sydney: UNSW Press, 2001, API Review of Books, 24, June 2004: http://www.api-network.com/cgi-bin/reviews/jrbview.cgi?n=086840540X.

Review of Fred Brenchley, Allan Fels: A Portrait of Power, John Wiley, 2003, Eras, www.arts.monash.edu.au/eras, 6, November 2004.

Conference Papers (refereed)

‘The Cold War and the Scientific Management of Consumer Interests’, Academy of Management Meeting, Honolulu, August 2005, with Chris Nyland.

Significant Reference Works

‘Mushroom Records’, Encyclopaedia of Melbourne, Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2005.

‘Pelaco’, Encyclopaedia of Melbourne, Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2005.

‘Ten Pin Bowling’, Encyclopaedia of Melbourne, Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2005.

Heritage Report

‘26 Cecil Street Fitzroy’, report for planning application, private commission, 2004.

Exhibition

‘History of the Consumer Affairs Victoria: 1965-2007’, Consumer Affairs Victoria, 101 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, Victoria, permanent exhibition, 2007 (with Emma Russell).

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