Barbara Voss

Barbara Voss
University of Canberra · Department of Accounting, Banking and Finance

PhD in Accounting

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Introduction
My principal research concern is equity within the politics of businesses. My research discusses the inter-related aspects of accounting, politics, regulation and discourses. My work is multidisciplinary and involves how discourses are used, interpreted and applied by business. Traditionally, with respect environmental, social and inclusion discourses, businesses tend to treat these issues as a form of ‘return on investment’ for business to engage with these discourses, they do so, but the nature of the engagement is subject to challenge. My research investigates the politics of businesses within public and private sector contexts at methodological, technical and political levels. My research is informed by post-structural theory including Laclau and Mouffe, Gramsci, Derrida, Butler, Baudr
Additional affiliations
July 2018 - present
University of Canberra
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
February 2014 - January 2015
University of Canberra
Position
  • Research visitor
February 2012 - May 2016
University of São Paulo
Position
  • Doctor of science in Accounting

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Publications (27)
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Purpose The study draws upon three accounts to examine post-truth politics and its link to accounting. In studying Petrobras, a Brazilian petrochemical company embroiled in a corruption scandal, the authors draw upon a politics of falsity to understand how different depictions of similar events can emerge. The authors depict Petrobras' corporate s...
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We present a critical literature review debating Brazilian research on social and environmental accounting (SEA). The aim of this study is to understand the role of politics in the construction of hegemonies in SEA research in Brazil. In particular, we examine the role of hegemony in relation to the co-option of SEA literature and sustainability in...
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Presentation of the draft of the thesis (in developing).
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We present here a widespread literature review debating the Brazilian research on social and environmental accounting [SEA]. The aim of this study is to discuss and review the role of politics in the construction of hegemonies in the SEA research in Brazil. In particular, we examine the role of hegemonies, the logic of development and developing co...
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As an emerging economy (and BRICS nation), economic development is crucial to Brazil, and consequently, it measures economic growth as a measure of success. However, advanced technologies such as sustainability, raise significant challenges to Brazil threatening the hegemony of economic growth. Consequently, this results in a contested discourse co...
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Esta pesquisa tem como motivação a obrigatoriedade das empresas de apresentarem informações ambientais sobre os resíduos sólidos no ano de 2010. Parte da seguinte pergunta de pesquisa: como estão sendo evidenciadas as informações ambientais relativas aos resíduos sólidos das companhias abertas no Brasil potencialmente poluidoras no ano de 2010? Com...
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Mrs. Brundtland enunciated in 1987 on sustainable development that thought this article aims at identifying as evidenced the environmental impact of gases emitted during the transport of solid waste in a company from Santa Catarina (Brazil) in 2009. The methodological procedures illustrated by the design of research. The research is exploratory and...
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One way of realizing and understanding the scientific research development level is to study its publications features, besides, the comparative studies help to draw profiles and to disclosure potentialities and opportunities of the most different scientific subjects. From the environmental disclosure subject, the present paper aims to identify and...
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The aim of this study was to analyze the contents that have made up the curricula of accounting in Brazil since the introduction of commerce classes in 1809. This research is limited to examining the normative content and only on this angle it exposes the curriculum evolution. The theoretical basis of this scientific survey involved two aspects: an...
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RESUMO Uma das formas de perceber e entender o nível de desenvolvimento da contabilidade ambiental é estudar as principais características de suas publicações. Assim, o objetivo do trabalho é identificar e analisar o perfil das publicações em evidenciação ambiental em revistas brasileiras. Utiliza-se de processo estruturado de revisão de literatura...

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The goal of the project is to understand and measure the environmental disclosure of information of solid waste in public companies in Brazil. The project is inspired by the national policies regarding solid waste (Federal Law. no. 12.305/2010) and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) guidelines. The final goal is to create a model to evaluate the environmental disclosure of solid waste.
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From the end of my thesis, this project aims to publish articles from the thesis using discourse analysis and discourse theory