Book Editors in Australia: Mediators and Stakeholders in the Knowledge Economy

By Diane Brown and Lee White.

Published by The International Journal of the Book

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An investigation of the book editor's changing work environment in Australia since the mid-1980s.

Keywords: Book Editors in Australia, Mediators and Stakeholders in the Knowledge Economy

International Journal of the Book, Volume 3, Issue 2, pp.1-8. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 805.261KB).

Dr Diane Brown

Dr Brown is a research associate in the School of Political and Social Inquiry, Monash University, Australia. Her PhD, Publishing Culture: Commissioning Books in Australia, 1970–2000, was completed at Victoria University, Australia, in 2003. She is a freelance editor (trade and scholarly books), writer and researcher. She was a member of the planning committee for the Third National Editing Conference in Melbourne, Australia, 13-15 October 2005. She is the Victorian convenor of the Occasional Monograph Series on Australian Editors.

Ms Lee White

LEE WHITE commenced working as a freelance book editor in 1979 after holding a number of in-house editorial positions in Australia and the UK. In 1986 she completed a Master of Arts dissertation, The Role and Status of Book Editors in Australia. This was the first structured examination of the Australian book editing scene and it continues to be read by trainees today. Lee is an Honorary Life Member of the Society of Editors, Victoria, Australia.

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