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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URBAN AND REGIONAL STUDIES

Refereed journal articles

2015

Bawaka Country including Wright SL, Suchet-Pearson S, Lloyd K, Burarrwanga L, Ganambarr R, Ganambarr-Stubbs M, Whitehead B, & Maymuru D (in press) 'Co-becoming Bawaka: Towards an emergent understanding of place/space.' Progress in Human Geography

Fisher K, Williams M, FitzHerbert S, Instone L, Duffy M, Wright S, Suchet-Pearson S, Lloyd K, Burarrwanga L, Ganambarr R, Ganambarr-Stubbs M, Ganambarr B, Maymuru D & Bawaka Country (2015) Writing Difference Differently, New Zealand Geographer 71(1): 18-33

Hodge P (2015) 'A grievable life? The criminalisation and securing of asylum seeker bodies in the 'violent frames' of Australia's Operation Sovereign Borders, Geoforum, 58, 122-131

Jones R, Instone L & Mee K (in press) Making Risk Real: Urban Trees and the Ontological Politics of Risk, Geoforum 56: 211-225

McGuirk P, O'Neill P & Mee K (2015) Effective Practices for Interagency Data Sharing: Insights from Collaborative Research in a Regional Intervention, Australian Journal of Public Administration, Early view DOI: 10.1111/1467-8500.12098, Published online 20 Jan 2015

McGuirk PM, Bulkeley H & Dowling R (2015) Configuring carbon governance in the city: insights from Sydney, Australia, Annals of the Association of American Geographers (under review)

McGuirk PM, Dowling R, Brennan C & Bulkeley H (2015) Urban carbon governance experiments: the role of Australian local governments,Geographical Research, 53, 39-52

Nairn K, Cameron J, Anakin M, Juntrasook A, Wass R, Sligo J & Morrison C (2015) forthcoming. Negotiating the Challenge of Collaborative Writing: Learning from One Writing Group's Mutiny, Higher Education Research & Development

Sherval M (2015) Canada's Oil Sands: The mark of a new 'oil age' or a potential threat to Arctic security? The Extractive Industries and Society, 2 (2): 225-236

2014

Cameron J, Gibson K & Hill A (2014) 'Cultivating Hybrid Collectives: Research Methods for Enacting Community Food Economies in Australia and the Philippines', Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability, Special Issue on Researching Diverse Food Initiatives, 19(1), 118-132. (Scopus: 1 citation)

Cameron J & Wright S (2014) 'Researching Diverse Food Initiatives: From Backyard and Community Gardens to International Markets',Editorial for Special Issue, Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability, 19(1), 1-9

Cameron J & Hicks J (2014) 'Performative Research for a Climate Politics of Hope: Rethinking Geographic Scale, 'Impact' Scale and Markets', Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography, 46(1), 53-71

Country B, Wright S, Suchet-Pearson S, Lloyd K, Burarrwanga L & Ganambarr R et al (2014) 'Working with and learning from Country: decentring human author-ity', Cultural Geographies. Published online 20 June 2014

Dowling R, McGuirkPM & Bulkeley H (2014) Retrofitting cities: local governance in Sydney, Australia, Cities, 38, 18–24

Gibson-Graham JK, Cameron J & Healy S (2014) 'Authors' response in the Book Symposium on Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities by Gibson-Graham JK, Cameron J & Healy S, Minneapolis; University of Minnesota Press, 2013' Sociology 45(5), 1061-2

Gibson-Graham JK, Cameron J & Healy S (2014) 'Authors' response in the Book Symposium on Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities by Gibson-Graham JK, Cameron J & Healy S, Minneapolis; University of Minnesota Press, 2013' Social and Cultural Geography 15(8), 985-6

Hodge P (2014) ''Governed freedom' in Oceania – AusAID, subjectivation and the practice of critique in studies of governmentality', Asia-Pacific Viewpoint 55 (3), 292-305

Hodge P, Wright S, & Mozeley F (2014) 'More-than-human theorising - Inclusive communities of practice in student practice-based learning', International Perspectives on Higher Education Research, 10 83-102

Instone L & Sweeney J (2014) The trouble with dogs: 'animaling' public space in the Australian city. Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies. 28(6): 774-786

Instone L & Sweeney J (2014) Dog waste, wasted dogs: The contribution of human-dog relations to the political ecology of Australian urban space, Geographical Research 52(4): 355-364. Special Issue: Special Issue: Political Ecologies of Australian Cities

Instone L (2014) Unruly grasses: Affective attunements in the ecological restoration of native grasslands in Australia, Emotion, Society and Space 10: 79-86

Jones RM, Instone L & Mee K (2014) Making risk real: Urban trees and the ontological politics of risk. Geoforum, 56 (September 2014), 211-225

McGuirkPM, Bulkeley H and Dowling R, Practices, programs and projects of urban carbon governance: perspectives from the Australian city, Geoforum, 52, 137–147

McGuirk PM, Dowling R & Bulkeley H (2014) Repositioning urban governments? Energy efficiency and Australia's changing climate and energy governance regimes, Urban Studies, 51, 2717-2734

Mee K, Williams M, Instone L, Palmer J and Vaughan N (2014) Renting Over Troubled waters: an Urban Political Ecology of Rental Housing, Geographical Research Special Issue – Urban Political Ecologies 52(4), 365-376

Palmer P, Instone L, Mee K, Williams M & Vaughan N (2014) Green tenants: practicing a sustainability ethics for the rental housing sector, Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability available online ahead of print 10.1080/13549839.2013.879640, 1-17.  Published online 22 Jan 2014

Sherval M & Hardiman K (2014) Competing Perceptions of the Rural Idyll: responses to threats from coal seam gas development in Gloucester, NSW, Australia. Australian Geographer, 45(2), 185-203

Wright S (2014) 'Quantitative Research Performing other Worlds: lessons from sustainable agriculture in the Philippines', Australian Geographer, Published online 20 June 2014

Wright SL (2014) 'More-than-human, emergent belongings: A weak theory approach', Progress in Human Geography, Published online 28 July 2014

2013

Bartel R, Graham N, Jackson S, Prior JH, Robinson DF, Sherval M & Williams S (2013) Legal geography: An Australian perspective. Geographical Research, 51(4), 339-353

Doney R, McGuirk P and Mee K (2013) Social mix and the problematisation of social housing, Australian Geographer 44(4), 401- 418

Sherval M & Graham N (2013) Missing the Connection: How SRLU Policy fragments landscapes and communities in NSW. Alternative Law Journal, 38(3), 176-180

Sherval M (2013) Arctic Alaska's role in future United States energy independence. Polar Geography, 36(4), 305-322

Suchet-Pearson S, Wright S, Lloyd K, Burarrwanga L, (2013) 'Caring as Country: Towards an ontology of co-becoming in natural resource management', Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 54 185-197

Wright SL (2013) 'Mundu ainaga na gatiru gake, We dance with what we have', Langscape, 2 26-33

2012

Askew L E, & Sherval M (2012) Short-term emergency or recurring climatic extreme: A rural town perspective on drought policy and programs. Australian Journal of Public Administration, 71(3), 290-302

Boyle T & McGuirkPM (2012) The decentred firm and the adoption of sustainable office space in Sydney, Australian Geographer, 43, 393–410

Curtis F & Mee K (2012) Welcome to Woodside: Inverbrackie alternative place of detention and performances of belonging in Woodside, South Australia, and Australia, Australian Geographer 43(4):357-375

Hodge P (2012) 'Progressive Authoritarianism? The case of post-2006 Fiji', Third World Quarterly, 33 (6), pp. 1147-1163

Hodge P, Wright S, Barraket J, Scott M, Melville R & Richardson S (2011) 'Revisiting 'how we learn' in academia: practice-based learning exchanges in three Australian universities' Studies in Higher Education 36 (2),167-183

Instone L (2012) Living rock and human bird: an Antipodean refrain, Dialogues in Human Geography 2 (3): 280 - 283

Lloyd K, Wright S, Suchet-Pearson S, Burarrwanga L & Hodge P (2012) 'Weaving lives together: collaborative fieldwork in North East Arnhem Land, Australia', Annales de GĂ©ographie, 687-688

Lloyd K, Suchet-Pearson S, Wright S, Hodge P, Burarrwanga L, (2012) 'L'entrelacement des vies: Les pratiques collaboratives sur le terrain dans le Nord-Est de la terre Arnhem, Australie', Annales de Geographie, 121 513-524

Lloyd K, Wright SL, Suchet-Pearson S, Burarrwanga L & Country B (2012) 'Reframing development through collaboration: Towards a relational ontology of connection in Bawaka, North East Arnhem Land', Third World Quarterly, 33 1075-1094

McGuirk PM (2012) Geographies of urban politics: pathways, intersections, intentions, Geographical Research, 50 (3): 256-268.

McGuirk PM and O'Neill P (2012) Critical geographies with the state: the problem of social vulnerability and the politics of engaged research, Antipode, 44  (4): 1374-1394

Rich JL, Wright SL & Loxton DJ (2012) ''Patience, hormone replacement therapy and rain!' Women, ageing and drought in Australia: Narratives from the mid-age cohort of the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health', Australian Journal of Rural Health, 20 324-328

Sherval M & Askew LE (2012) Experiencing drought and more: local responses from rural Victoria Australia, Population and Environment, 33 (4): 347-364

Sherval M & Greenwood A (2012) Drought-proofing regional Australia and the rhetoric surrounding Tillegra Dam, NSW, Australian Geographer 43 (3):253-271

Wright SL, Lloyd K, Suchet-Pearson S, Burarrwanga L & Tofa M (2012) 'Telling stories in, through and with Country: Engaging with Indigenous and more-than-human methodologies at Bawaka, NE Australia', Journal of Cultural Geography, 29 39-60

Wright SL (2012) 'Emotional geographies of development', Third World Quarterly, 33, 1113-1127

Wright, S & Hodge, P (2012) 'To be Transformed: Emotions in Cross-Cultural, Field-Based Learning in Northern Australia', Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 36(3), 355-368

2011

Cameron J (with Manhood C and Pomfrett J) (2011) Bodily learning for a (climate) changing world: Registering differences through performative and collective research, Local Environment, 16(6) 493-508

Hodge P, Wright S, Barraket J, Scott M, Melville R and Richardson S (2011) Revisiting 'how we learn' in academia: practice-based learning exchanges in three Australian universities, Studies in Higher Education, 36(2), 167-183

Instone L (2011) Regulating Rover: legislating the public place of urban pet dogs, Australian Animal Protection Law Journal 6: 75-90

McGuirk PM (2011) Policy research as critical praxis, Dialogues in Human Geography, 1, 233-237

McGuirk PM and Argent N (2011) Population growth and change: implications for Australia's cities and regions, Geographical Research, 49(3) 317-335

McGuirk PM Dowling R (2011) Rethinking urban politics: new directions in governing social reproduction and everyday life in the city, Urban Studies, 48, 2611-2628

Sherval M (2011) Review of 'Steering Sustainability in an Urbanizing World: Policy, Practice and Performance'. Geographical Research, 49(4), 444-446

2010

Cameron J (2010) Business as usual or economic innovation?: Work, markets, Third Sector Review, Special Issue on Social Enterprise and Social Innovation, 16(2) 93-108

Dowling R, Atkinson R and McGuirk PM (2010) Privatism, privatisation and social distinction in master-planned residential estates, Urban Policy and Research, 28(4) 1476-7244

Gibson-Graham J.K. and Cameron J (2010) Community enterprises: Imagining and enacting alternatives to capitalism, Urban Planning International, Special Issue on Spatial Planning from the Perspective of Post-structuralism, 25(5) 40-43, Translated into Chinese. (originally published in 2007, in Social Alternatives, Special Issue on Counter Alternatives, 26(1) 20-25).

Hillman M and Instone L (2010) Legislating nature for biodiversity offsets in New South Wales, Australia, Social and Cultural Geography 11(5): 411-431.

Instone L (2010) Walking towards Woomera: touring the boundaries of 'unAustralian geographies', Cultural Geographies, 17(3) 359-378

Instone L (2010) Encountering native grasslands: matters of concern in an urban park, Australian Humanities Review, 49, 91-117

Lloyd K, Wright S, Suchet-Pearson S and Burarrwanga L (2010) Stories of crossing and connection from Bawaka, North East Arnhem Land, Social and Cultural Geography 11(7): 201-217

Mee K (2010) "Any place to raise children is a good place": Children, housing and neighbourhoods in inner Newcastle, Australia, Children's Geographies 8(2) 193-211

PauL CL, Mee KJ, Judd T, Walsh RA, Tang A, Penman A and Girgis A (2010) Anywhere, anytime: Retail access to tobacco in New South Wales and its potential impact on consumption and quitting, Social Science and Medicine, 71(4) 799-806

Tyndall A (2010) 'It's a public, I reckon': Publicness and a suburban shopping mall in Sydney's southwest, Geographical Research 48(2) 123-146

Wright S (2010) Cultivating beyond-capitalist economies, Economic Geography 86(3): 297–318