The Centre for Urban and Regional Studies (CURS) engages in research focused on the complex political, economic, social, cultural and environmental processes and relations that are transforming cities and regions.

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Book chapters

2011

Burarrwanga L, Ganambarr  M, Ganambarr B, Suchet-Pearson S, Wright S, & Lloyd K (in press)  'Learning from Indigenous conceptions of a connected world', in  J Murray, C Dey & C Andrew (Eds) The teacher's guide to sustainability. Common Ground, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois

Dowling R and McGuirk PM (2011) 'Cities of Australia and the Pacific Islands', in S Brunn, M Hays-Mitchell, and D Ziegler (Eds) Cities of the World, 5th Edition, Rowman and Littlefield (Revised) (in press)

Instone L and Mee KJ (2011) 'Companion Acts and companion species: boundary transgressions and the place of dogs in urban public space', in J Bull (Ed) Animal Movements - Moving Animals: essays on direction, velocity and agency in humanimal encounters. Uppsala: Crossroads of knowledge series at the Centre for Gender Research, University Printers, Uppsala

Mee KJ and Baker T (in press) 'Medium-density living, neighbourhood experience and the mid-size city: reflections from inner Newcastle', in T Budge (Ed) Australia's mid sized cities: beyond 'middleocrity'- The new urban policy agenda VURRN Press: Ballarat. (publication scheduled early 2012)

Suchet-Pearson S, Wright S, Lloyd K, Burarrwanga L & Hodge P (In press) 'A footprint in a rock: entwining lives and co-constructing 'the field' in Australia'. To be included in an edited edition A Deeper Sense of Place to be published by University of Arizona Press

Wright S (In press) 'Food sovereignty in practice: A study of farmer-led sustainable
agriculture in the Philippines', in P Andrée, J Ayres, M Bosia & M Massicotte (Eds) Globalization and Food Sovereignty: Global and Local Changes in the New Politics of Food Toronto: University of Toronto Press

2010

Cameron J (2010) 'Focusing on the focus group', in I Hay (Ed) Qualitative Methods in Human Geography, 3rd Edn, University Press, Melbourne, pp. 152-72 (Revised and updated)

Gibson-Graham J.K. and Cameron J (2010) 'Community enterprises: Imagining and enacting alternatives to capitalism', in J Hillier and P Healy (Eds) Ashgate Research Companion to Planning Theory: Conceptual Challenges for Spatial Planning, Ashgate, UK, Chapter 10 (originally published in 2007, in Social Alternatives, 26(1) 20-25)

McGuirk PM & O'Neill P (2010) 'Using questionnaires in qualitative human geography', in I Hay (Ed) Qualitative Methods in Human Geography, 3rd Edn, University Press, Melbourne Oxford University Press, Melbourne, pp 191-216 (Revised and updated)


2009

Cameron J (2009) 'Experimenting with economic possibilities: Ethical economic decision-making in two Australian community enterprises', in A Amin (Ed) The Social Economy: International Perspectives on Economic Solidarity. London: Zed Press, 92-115.


2008

Dowling R and McGuirk PM (2008) 'Cities of Australia and the Pacific Islands', in S Brunn, M Hays-Mitchell, and D Ziegler (Eds) Cities of the World: World Regional Urban Development, 4th Edition, Rowman and Littlefield, pp. 529-64

Wright S (2008) 'Practising hope: learning from social movement strategies in the Philippines', in R Pain, S Smith & S Graham (Eds) Fear: Critical Geopolitics and Everyday Life. Ashgate, Aldershot, pp. 223-34


2007

Cameron J (2007) 'Linking Participatory Research to Action: Institutional Challenges', in S. Kindon, R Pain and M Kesby (Eds) Participatory Action Research Approaches and Methods: Connecting People, Participation and Place, Routledge, 206-215.

McGuirk PM, Dowling R, Gibson C, Iveson K & Mee KJ (2007) 'Urban Vitality and Culture in the Public Realm', in R Atkinson, T Dalton, B Norman & G Wood (Eds) Urban 45 New Ideas for Australian Cities University and Tasmania and RMIT, pp. 51-54