Selected Publications


Refereed Journal Articles
Ma, L., Kent, J., Mulley, C. (2018). Transport disadvantage, social exclusion, and subjective wellbeing: The role of the neighborhood environment - evidence from Sydney, Australia. Journal of Transport and Land Use, 11(1), 31-47.

Dowling, R., Maalsen, S., Kent, J. (2018). Sharing as sociomaterial practice: Car sharing and the material reconstitution of automobility. Geoforum, 88(January 2018), 10-16.


Rogers, D. (2017). The Geopolitics of Real Estate: Reconfiguring Property, Capital and Rights. London: Rowman & Littlefield International.

Logan, C. (2017).Historic Capital: Preservation, Race, and Real Estate in Washington D.C. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Refereed Book Chapters
Wyver, S., Kent, J., Tranter, P., Naughton, G., Engelen, L., Bundy, A., Tara, K. (2017). Urban environments and outdoor learning. In Helen Little, Sue Elliott and Shirley Wyver (Eds.), Outdoor Learning Environments: Spaces for exploration, discovery and risk-taking in the early years, (pp. 250-283). Sydney: Allen and Unwin.

Maginn, P., Goodman, R., Gurran, N., Ruming, K. (2017). What's So Strategic about Australian Metropolitan Plans and Planning Reform? The Case of Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. In Louis Albrechts, Alessandro Balducci, & Jean Hillier (Eds.), Situated Practices of Strategic Planning: An international perspective, (pp. 135-157). Oxon: Routledge.

Rogers, D. (2017). Becoming a Super-Rich Foreign Real Estate Investor: Globalising Real Estate Data, Publications and Events. In Ray Forrest, Sin Yee Koh, Bart Wissink (Eds.), Cities and the Super-Rich: Real Estate, Elite Practices and Urban Political Economies, (pp. 85-104). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Arkaraprasertkul, N. (2017). The abrupt rise (and fall) of creative entrepreneurs: socio-economic change, the visitor economy and social conflict in a traditional neighbourhood of Shanghai. In Claire Colomb, Johannes Novy (Eds.), Protest and Resistance in the Tourist City, (pp. 282-301). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Alizadeh, T. (2017). The role of telecommunication in post-petroleum planning: The tale of National Broadband Network in Australia. In Jago Dodson, Neil Sipe, Anitra Nelson (Eds.), Planning After Petroleum: Preparing Cities for the Age Beyond Oil, (pp. 209-221). London: Routledge.

Oh, S., Kent, J. (2017). Retrofitting traditional streets for shared uses: The 'pedestrian priority street' in seoul. In Corinne Mulley, Klaus Gebel, Ding Ding (Eds.),Walking: Connecting Sustainable Transport with Health, (pp. 365-383). Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Logan, C. (2017). Open shut them: open classrooms in Australian schools, 1967-1983. In Kate Darian-Smith and Julie Willis (Eds.),Designing Schools: Space, place and pedegogy, (pp. 83-96). London and New York: Routledge.

Darcy, M., Rogers, D. (2017). The Real 'Housos': Reclaiming identity and place. In Graham Cairns, Georgios Artopoulos and Kirsten Day (Eds.),From Conflict to Inclusion in Housing: Interaction of Communities, Residents and Activists, (pp. 167-179). London: UCL Press.

Refereed Journal Articles
Kent, J., Dowling, R., Maalsen, S. (2017). Catalysts for transport transitions: Bridging the gap between disruptions and change. Journal of Transport Geography, 60, 200-207.

Sarkar, S., Phibbs, P., Simpson, R., Wasnik, S. (2017). The scaling of income distribution in Australia: Possible relationships between urban allometry, city size, and economic inequality. Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, In Press, 1-20.

Gurran, N., Phibbs, P. (2017). When Tourists Move In: How Should Urban Planners Respond to Airbnb?Journal of the American Planning Association, 83(1), 80-92.

Clancey, G., Kent, J., Lyons, A., Westcott, H. (2017). Crime and crime prevention in an Australian growth centre. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 19(1), 17-30.

Riley, E., Harris, P., Kent, J., Sainsbury, P., Lane, A., Baum, F. (2017). Including Health in Environmental Assessments of Major Transport Infrastructure Projects: A Documentary Analysis. International Journal of Health Policy and Management, 6, 1-11.

Rogers, D., Wong, A., Nelson, J. (2017). Public perceptions of foreign and Chinese real estate investment: intercultural relations in Global Sydney. Australian Geographer, online (in press).

Rogers, D., Koh, S. (2017). The globalisation of real estate: the politics and practice of foreign real estate investment. International Journal of Housing Policy, 17(1), 1-14.

Arkaraprasertkul, N. (2017). Gentrification and its contentment: An anthropological perspective on housing, heritage and urban social change in Shanghai. Urban Studies, Published online January 18 2017, 1-17.

Alizadeh, T. (2017). An investigation of IBM's Smarter Cites Challenge: What do participating cities want? Cities, 63, 70-80.

Alizadeh, T., Farid, R. (2017). Political economy of telecommunication infrastructure: An investigation of the National Broadband Network early rollout and pork barrel politics in Australia. Telecommunications Policy, in press.

Liu, S., Gurran, N. (2017). Chinese investment in Australian housing: push and pull factors and implications for understanding international housing demand.International Journal of Housing Policy, 17(4), 489-511

Dowling, R., Wilson, M. (2017). Digital doctorates? An exploratory study of PhD candidates use of online tools Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 54(1), 76-86

Alizadeh, T. (2017). Planning Deficiencies and Telecommunication Infrastructure: A Multi-level Investigation of the National Broadband Network in Australia.D I S P, 53(3), 43-57.

Jones, P. (2017). Formalizing the Informal: Understanding the Position of Informal Settlements and Slums in Sustainable Urbanization Policies and Strategies in Bandung, Indonesia.Sustainability, 9(8), 1-27.

Jones, P. (2017). Housing Resilience and the Informal City. Jurnal Perencanaan Wilayah dan Kota, 28(2), 129-139.

Kiddle, G., McEvoy, D., Mitchell, D., Jones, P., Mecartney, S. (2017). Unpacking the pacific urban agenda: Resilience challenges and opportunities. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 9(10), 1-15.

Harris, P., Kent, J., Sainsbury, P., Thow, A., Baum, F., Friel, S., McCue, P. (2017). Creating 'healthy built environment' legislation in Australia; a policy analysis.Health Promotion International, online (in press), 1-11.

Harris, P., Riley, E., Sainsbury, P., Kent, J., Baum, F. (2017). Including health in environmental impact assessments of three mega transport projects in Sydney, Australia: A critical, institutional, analysis.Environmental Impact Assessment Review, in press.

Kent, J., Mulley, C. (2017). Riding with dogs in cars: what can it teach us about transport practices and policy?Transportation Research Part A, 106, 278-287.

Kent, J., Ma, L., Mulley, C. (2017). The Objective and Perceived Built Environment: What Matters for Happiness? Cities & Health, (forthcoming).

Lu, D. (2017). Architecture and global imaginations in China.The Journal of Architecture, 22(4), 639-661.

Mclean, J., Maalsen, S. (2017). 'We Don't want it to be like that for her again': gendered leadership and online feminism in Australian politics and planning.Australian Planner, 54(1), 24-32

Maalsen, S., Mclean, J. (2017). Record collections as musical archives: Gender, record collecting, and whose music is heard.Journal of Material Culture, in press.

Mehta-Pandejee, G., Robinson, P., Henderson, J., Aquino, K., Sarkar, S. (2017). Inference of direct and multistep effective connectivities from functional connectivity of the brain and of relationships to cortical geometry.Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 283, 42-54.

Selin, C., Campbell Rawlings, K., de Ridder-Vignone, K., Sadowski, J., Allende, C., Gano, G., Davies, S., Guston, D. (2017). Experiments in engagement: Designing public engagement with science and technology for capacity building. Public Understanding of Science, 26(6), 634-649.


Jones, P. (2016). Unpacking Informal Urbanism - Urban Planning and Design Education in Practice. Penerbit: ITB University Press.

Book Chapters
Kent, J., Dowling, R. (2016). The Future of Paratransit and DRT: Introducing Cars On Demand. In Corinne Mulley, John D. Nelson (Eds.), Paratransit: Shaping the Flexible Transport Future (Transport and Sustainability, Volume 8), (pp. 391-412). Bingley, United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Dowling, R., McGuirk, P., Bulkeley, H. (2016). Demonstrating retrofitting: Perspectives from Australian local government. In Mike Hodson, Simon Marvin (Eds.), Retrofitting Cities : Priorities, governance and experimentation, (pp. 212-231). Abingdon: Routledge.

Jones, P. (2016). Informal Urbanism as a Product of Socio-Cultural Expression: Insights from the Island Pacific. In Sahar Attia, Shahdan Shabka, Zeinab Shafik, Asmaa Ibrahim (Eds.), Dynamics and Resilience of Informal Areas: International Perspectives, (pp. 165-181). Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.

Gilbert, C., Gurran, N., Phibbs, P. (2016). Targets for Affordable Housing: Supporting Equitable and Sustainable Urban Growth. In Rebecca Leshinsky, Crystal Legacy (Eds.), Instruments of Planning: Tensions and Challenges for More Equitable and Sustainable Cities, (pp. 80-91). New York: Routledge.

Jones, P. (2016). Challenging student thinking on informality and informal urbanism: The experience of an international studio in an informal settlement. In Flavio Janches, Roberto Amette, Cesar Jaimes, Marcelo Corti (Eds.), From Knowledge to Development: New University Challenges for a Contemporary Urban Development, (pp. 48-69). Argentina: Universidad de Buenos Aires.

Maalsen, S., Perng, S. (2016).Encountering the city at hacking events. In Rob Kitchin, Sung-Yueh Perng (Eds.), Code and the City, (pp. 190-199). Abingdon: Routledge.

Mclean, J., Maalsen, S. (2016). Case Study: From #destroythejoint to far-reaching digital activism - Feminist revitalization stemming from social media and reaching beyond. In Eric Gordon and Paul Mihailidis (Eds.), Civic Media: Technology, Design, Practice, (pp. 327-331). Cambridge: MIT Press.

Selin, C., Sadowski, J. (2016). Against blank slate futuring: Noticing obduracy in the city through experiential methods of public engagement. Remaking Participation: Science, Environment and Emergent Publics, (pp. 218-237). United Kingdom: Taylor and Francis.

Refereed Journal Articles
Habibis, D., Phillips, R., Spinney, A., Phibbs, P., Churchill, B. (2016). Reviewing changes to housing management on remote Indigenous communities. AHURI Final Report - Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute.

Gurran, N., Phibbs, P. (2016). 'Boulevard of Broken Dreams': Planning, Housing Supply and Affordability in Urban Australia. Built Environment, 42(1), 55-71.

Gurran, N., Ruming, K. (2016).Less planning, more development? Housing and urban reform discourses in Australia. Journal of Economic Policy Reform.

Sarkar, S., Phibbs, P., Simpson, R., Wasnik, S. (2016). The scaling of income distribution in Australia: Possible relationships between urban allometry, city size, and economic inequality. Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, online (in press), 1-20

Hurley, J., Lamkerb, C., Taylora, E., Stead, D., Hellmicha, M., Lange, L., Rowe, H., Beeck, S., Phibbs, P., Forsyth, A. (2016). Exchange between researchers and practitioners in urban planning: achievable objective or a bridge too far?Planning Theory and Practice, 17(3), 447-473.

McGuirk, P., Bulkeley, H., Dowling, R. (2016). Configuring Urban Carbon Governance: Insights from Sydney, Australia. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 106(1), 145-166.

Dowling, R., Wilson, M. (2016). Digital doctorates? An exploratory study of PhD candidates use of online tools. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, online (in press), 1-11.

Bulkeley, H., McGuirk, P., Dowling, R. (2016). Making a smart city for the smart grid? The urban material politics of actualising smart electricity networks. Environment and Planning A: international journal of urban and regional research, 48(9), 1709-1726.

Mantai, L., Dowling, R. (2016).Supporting the PhD journey: insights from acknowledgements. International Journal for Researcher Development, 6(2), 106-121.

Dowling, R., Lloyd, K., Suchet-Pearson, S. (2016). Qualitative methods 1: Enriching the interview. Progress in Human Geography, 40(5), 679-686.

Kent, J., Dowling, R. (2016). "Over 1000 cars and no garage": How urban planning supports car(park) sharing. Urban Policy and Research, 34(3), 256-268.

Harris, P., Kent, J., Sainsbury, P., Thow, A. (2016). Framing health for land-use planning legislation: A qualitative descriptive content analysis. Social Science & Medicine, 148, 42-51.

Thompson, S., Kent, J. (2016). Healthy Planning: The Australian Landscape. Built Environment, 42(1), 90-106.

Kent, J. (2016).Ontological security and private car use in Sydney, Australia. Sociological Research Online, 21(2), 1-14.

Kent, J., Andrew, W. (2016). What can Built Environment and Health Professionals Learn from Crime Prevention in Planning? Introducing "HPTED". Urban Policy and Research, 34(1), 39-54.

Arkaraprasertkul, N. (2016). Gentrification from within: urban social change as anthropological process. Asian Anthropology, 15(1), 1-20

Arkaraprasertkul, N. (2016).The social poetics of urban design: rethinking urban design through Louis Kahn's vision for Central Philadelphia (1939-1962). Journal of Urban Design, 21(6), 731-745.

Williams, M., Arkaraprasertkul, N. (2016).Mobility in a global city: Making sense of Shanghai's growing automobile-dominated transport culture. Urban Studies, 1-16.

Steele, W., Alizadeh, T., Eslami-Andargoli, L. (2016). Planning across borders Why a focus on borders? Why now? Australian Planner, 50(2), 93-95.

Alizadeh, T., Tomerini, D., Colbran, S. (2016). Teaching Planning Studios: An Online Assessment Task to Enhance the First Year Experience. Journal of Planning Education and Research, online (in press).

Alizadeh, T., Sipe, N. (2016). Telecommunications and transportation infrastructure: inter- and intra-sectoral borders perspectives from Australia and the US. International Planning Studies, 21(1), 50-63.

Irajifar, L., Sipe, N., Alizadeh, T. (2016). The impact of urban form on disaster resiliency: A case study of Brisbane and Ipswich, Australia. International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment, 7(3), 259-275.

Alizadeh, T., Sipe, N. (2016).Vancouver's Digital Strategy: Disruption, new direction, or business as usual? International Journal of E-Planning Research, 5(4), 1-15.


Book Chapters
Dowling, R. (2015).Parents, children and automobility: trends, challenges and opportunities. In R. Hickman, M. Givoni, D. Bonilla, D. Banister (Eds.), Handbook of Transport and Development, (pp. 526-538). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Jones, P., Kep, M. (2015). Understanding Urbanisation in the Papua New Guinea Context. In Jonathon Ritchie, Michelle Verso (Eds.), Securing a Prosperous Future: Papua New Guinea, (pp. 117-139). Adelaide: Crawford House Publishing.

Hamin, E., Gurran, N. (2015).Climbing the Adaptation Planning Ladder: Barriers and Enablers in Municipal Planning. In Walter Leal Filho (Eds.), Handbook of Climate Change Adaptation, (pp. 839-860). Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

Kent, J., Thompson, S. (2015). Healthy Planning in Australia. In Hugh Barton, Susan Thompson, Sarah Burgess, Marcus Grant (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-Being: Shaping a Sustainable and Healthy Future, (pp. 443-454). Oxon: Routledge.

Jones, P., Kep, M. (2015). Understanding Urbanisation in the Papua New Guinea Context. In Jonathon Ritchie, Michelle Verso (Eds.), Securing a Prosperous Future: Papua New Guinea, (pp. 117-139). Adelaide: Crawford House Publishing.

Refereed Journal Articles
Lloyd, K., Howitt, R., Bilous, R., Clark, L., Dowling, R., Fagan, R., Fuller, S., Hammersley, L., Houston, D., McGregor, A., et al (2015). Geographic contributions to institutional curriculum reform in Australia: the challenge of embedding field-based learning. Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 39(4), 491-503.

Dowling, R., Kent, J. (2015). Practice and public-private partnerships in sustainable transport governance: The case of car sharing in Sydney, Australia. Transport Policy, 40(May 2015), 58-64.

Gurran, N., Phibbs, P. (2015).Are Governments Really Interested in Fixing the Housing Problem? Policy Capture and Busy Work in Australia. Housing Studies, 30(5), 711-729.

Van den Nouwelant, R., Davison, G., Gurran, N., Pinnegar, S., Randolph, B. (2015). Delivering affordable housing through the planning system in urban renewal contexts: converging government roles in Queensland, South Australia and New South Wales. Australian Planner, 52(2), 77-89.

Gurran, N., Gilbert, C., Phibbs, P. (2015).Sustainable development control? Zoning and land use regulations for urban form, biodiversity conservation and green design in Australia. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 58(11), 1877-1902.

McGuirk, P., Dowling, R., Brennan, C., Bulkeley, H. (2015). Urban Carbon Governance Experiments: The Role of Australian Local Governments. Geographical Research, 53(1), 39-52.

Kent, J. (2015). Still Feeling the Car - the role of comfort in sustaining private car use. Mobilities, 10(5), 726-747.

Alizadeh, T. (2015).A policy analysis of two digital strategies: Brisbane vs. Vancouver. International Journal of Knowledge-Based Development, 6(2), 85-103.

Alizadeh, T., Shearer, H. (2015).A snapshot of high-speed broadband responses at local government level in Australia: a marriage between federally funded initiatives and locally driven innovations?Australian Planner, 52(1), 42-50.

Alizadeh, T., Sipe, N. (2015).Brisbane's digital strategy: an economic strategy for the digital age? Australian Planner, 52(1), 35-41.

Shafaghat, A., Keyvanfar, A., Ferwati, M., Alizadeh, T. (2015).Enhancing staff's satisfaction with comfort toward productivity by sustainable Open Plan Office Design. Sustainable Cities and Society, 19, 151-164.

Alizadeh, T. (2015).Local Government Planning and High-Speed Broadband in Australia. Journal of Urban Technology, 22(4), 23-43.

Alizadeh, T., Shearer, H., Sipe, N. (2015).Planning Implications of Telecommunication: Why telecommunication infrastructure? Why now?Australian Planner, 52(1), 1-3.

Willems, L., Alizadeh, T. (2015). Social media for public involvement and sustainability in international planning and development. International Journal of E-Planning Research, 4(4), 1-17.

Albayati, D., Sipe, N., Alizadeh, T., Tomerini, D. (2015).The impact of urban form on travel behavior in three Baghdad neighborhoods affected by terrorism. Urban, Planning and Transport Research, 3(1), 32-45.

Alizadeh, T. (2015).The spatial justice implications of telecommunication infrastructure: The socio-economic status of early national broadband network rollout in Australia. International Journal of Critical Infrastructures, 11(3), 278-296.

Conference Papers
Kent, J. (2015). Making Health a Planning Priority: how was health framed in the review of the NSW planning system? State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC) 2015, Gold Coast: Urban Research Program at Griffith University on behalf of the Australian Cities Research Network.

Kent, J., Dowling, R. (2015). When what's mine isn't yours in collaborative consumption: the politics of parking for car sharing cars. 37th Australasian Transport Research Forum, Sydney: Australasian Transport Research Forum.

Gilbert, C., Gurran, N., Rowley, S., James, A., Phibbs, P. (2015). Planning regulation and the mediation of housing outcomes: new evidence from planners in four metropolitan regions. State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC) 2015, Gold Coast: Urban Research Program at Griffith University on behalf of the Australian Cities Research Network.

Jones, P. (2015). Housing Resilience and the Informal City. Third Planocosmo and Tenth SSMS International Conference, Aula Barat dan Aula Timur - ITB: Program Studi PWK SAPPK ITB kerjasama dengan Kochi University of Technology.
Jones, P. (2015). Urbanization Trends and Key Issues in the Pacific Region. (CLGF) Pacific Urban Forum 2015, Nadi: UNESCAP, UN-Habitat and CLGF Pacific Urban Forum.


Book Chapters
Mantai, L., Dowling, R. (2014). Supporting the PhD Journey: What Acknowledgements Tell Us. 11th Biennial Quality in Postgraduate Research (QPR) Conference, Adelaide, SA: The QPR Organising Committee.

Refereed Journal Articles
McGuirk, P., Bulkeley, H., Dowling, R. (2014). Practices, programs and projects of urban carbon governance: Perspectives from the Australian city. Geoforum, 52, 137-147.

McGuirk, P., Dowling, R., Bulkeley, H. (2014). Repositioning urban governments? Energy efficiency and Australia’s changing climate and energy governance regimes. Urban Studies: an international journal for research in urban studies, 51(13), 2717-2734.

Dowling, R., McGuirk, P., Bulkeley, H. (2014). Retrofitting cities: Local governance in Sydney, Australia. Cities, 38, 18-24.

Boud, D., Brew, A., Dowling, R., Kiley, M., McKenzie, J., Malfroy, J., Ryland, K., Solomon, N. (2014). The coordination role in research education: emerging understandings and dilemmas for leadership. Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 36(4), 440-454.

Pawson, H., Milligan, V., Phibbs, P., Rowley, S. (2014). Assessing management costs and tenant outcomes in social housing: developing a framework. Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute AHURI Positioning Paper Series, 160, 1-60.

Gurran, N., Phibbs, P. (2014). Evidence-free zone? Examining claims about planning performance and reform in New South Wales. Australian Planner, 51(3), 232-242.

Rowley, S., Costello, G., Higgins, D., Phibbs, P. (2014). The financing of residential development in Australia. AHURI Final Report - Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, 219, 1-75.

Ruming, K., Gurran, N. (2014). Australian planning system reform. Australian Planner, 51(2), 102-107.

Hamin, E., Gurran, N., Emlinger, A. (2014). Barriers to Municipal Climate Adaptation: Examples From Coastal Massachusetts’ Smaller Cities and Towns. Journal of the American Planning Association, 80(2), 110-122.

Austin, P., Gurran, N., Whitehead, C. (2014). Planning and affordable housing in Australia, New Zealand and England: Common culture; different mechanisms. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, 29(3), 455-472.

Gurran, N., Austin, P., Whitehead, C. (2014). That sounds familiar! A decade of planning reform in Australia, England and New Zealand. Australian Planner, 51(2), 186-198.

Thompson, S., Kent, J., Lyons, C. (2014). Building partnerships for healthy environments: research, leadership and education. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 25(3), 202-208.

Kent, J. (2014). Carsharing as active transport: What are the potential health benefits? Journal of Transport & Health, 1(1), 54-62.

Thompson, S., Kent, J. (2014). Connecting and strengthening communities in places for health and well-being. Australian Planner, 51(3), 260-271

Thompson, S., Kent, J. (2014). Connecting and strengthening communities in places for health and well-being. Australian Planner, 51(3), 260-271.

Kent, J. (2014). Driving to save time or saving time to drive? The enduring appeal of the private car. Transportation Research Part A, 65, 103-115.

Thompson, S., Kent, J. (2014). Healthy Built Environments Supporting Everyday Occupations: Current Thinking in Urban Planning. Journal of Occupational Science, 21(1), 25-41

Kent, J., Thompson, S. (2014). The Three Domains of Urban Planning for Health and Well-Being. Journal of Planning Literature, 29(3), 239-256

Conference Papers
Mantai, L., Dowling, R. (2014). Supporting the PhD Journey: What Acknowledgements Tell Us. 11th Biennial Quality in Postgraduate Research (QPR) Conference, Adelaide, SA: The QPR Organising Committee.

Jones, P. (2014). Informal Urbanism as a Product of Socio-Cultural Expression: Insights from the Island Pacific. UN-Habitat Cairo University Responsive Urbanism in Informal Areas, Cairo, Egypt: Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University.