Doctor Rae Dufty-Jones

Doctor Rae Dufty-Jones

SENIOR LECTURER,
Geography and Urban Studies (SSAP)

Biography

Rae Dufty-Jones is a Senior Lecturer in Geography and Urban Studies at Western Sydney University.

Rae is an economic and social geographer who researches mobility, housing, neoliberal governance, urban and regional development and doctoral pedagogies, writing and the role of space. 

Rae's current research projects include: 'Mobility aspirations of tenants listing on the "Our House Swap" website', 'Wriiting pedegaogies and the writing retreat', and the 'Werrington Park Corporate Centre Evaluation'.

Her past research work has investigated: Australian housing policy and mobility; peri-urban development; restructuring of horticultural industries; rural youth migration; and ethnic discrimination in housing.

Rae coordinates the Social Sciences Honours program and teaches economic geography and the history and theory of planning in the Bachelor of Social Sciences and Masters of Urban Management and Planning.

Before joining UWS in February 2010, Rae had previously worked at the University of New England (2008-2010) after completing her PhD at the University of New South Wales (2008).

This information has been contributed by Doctor Dufty-Jones.

Qualifications

  • PhD University of New South Wales
  • BA University of New South Wales

Professional Memberships

  • Geographical Society of NSW (2002)
  • Institute of Australian Geographers (2002)

Interests

  • Doctoral pedagogies and writing
  • Housing and Social Policy
  • Migration and mobility
  • Regional Economic Development

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Geography and Urban Studies (SSAP)

Contact

Email: r.dufty-jones@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 9685 9393
Mobile:
Location: EI.G.15
Parramatta
Website:

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Teaching

Previous Teaching Areas

  • 101633 Managing Cities: History and Theory, 2012
  • 101760 Honours Pathway, 2014

Publications

Chapters in Books

  • Dufty-Jones, R. and Rogers, D. (2015), 'Housing in Australia : a new century', Housing in 21st-Century Australia: People, Practices and Policies, Ashgate 9781472431134.
  • Rogers, D. and Dufty-Jones, R. (2015), '21st-century Australian housing : new frontiers in the Asia-Pacific', Housing in 21st-Century Australia: People, Practices and Policies, Ashgate 9781472431134.
  • Nelson, J., MacDonald, H., Dufty-Jones, R., Dunn, K. and Paradies, Y. (2015), 'Ethnic discrimination in private rental housing markets in Australia', Housing in 21st-Century Australia: People, Practices and Policies, Ashgate 9781472431134.
  • Dufty-Jones, R., Argent, N., Rolley, F. and Walmsley, J. (2014), 'The role of gender in the migration practices and aspirations of Australian rural youth', Rural Change in Australia: Population, Economy, Environment, Ashgate 9781409452041.
  • Connell, J. and Dufty-Jones, R. (2014), 'Introduction : twenty-first century rural Australia', Rural Change in Australia: Population, Economy, Environment, Ashgate 9781409452041.
  • Wray, F. and Dufty-Jones, R. (2014), 'Questions of borders and mobility : de- and re-territorialising approaches to urban and regional planning policy and governance', Planning Across Borders in a Climate of Change, Routledge 9780415704397.
  • Dufty, R. and Liu, E. (2011), ''Picking Blueberries and Indian Women Go Hand in Hand': The Role of Gender asnd Ethnicity in the Division of Agricultural Labour in Woolgoolga, New South Wales, Australia', Reshaping Gender and Class in Rural Spaces, Ashgate Publishing Limited 9781409402916.
  • Dufty, R. and Gibson, C. (2010), 'Shifting welfare, shifting people: rural development, housing and population mobility in Australia', Welfare Reform in Rural Places: Comparative Perspectives, Emerald 9781849509183.

Journal Articles

  • MacDonald, H., Nelson, J., Galster, G., Paradies, Y., Dunn, K. and Dufty-Jones, R. (2016), '[In Press] Rental discrimination in the multi-ethnic Metropolis : evidence from Sydney', Urban Policy and Research, .
  • Dufty-Jones, R. (2015), 'Governmentalities of mobility : the role of housing in the governance of Australian rural mobilities', Journal of Rural Studies, vol 42 , pp 63 - 78.
  • Dufty-Jones, R. (2014), 'Rural economies in the 'age of migration' : perspectives from OECD countries', Geography Compass, vol 8, no 6 , pp 368 - 380.
  • Dufty-Jones, R. and Wray, F. (2013), 'Planning regional development in Australia : questions of mobility and borders', Australian Planner, vol 50, no 2 , pp 109 - 116.
  • Wray, F. and Dufty-Jones, R. (2013), 'Defending Antipodean economic geography', Dialogues in Human Geography, vol 3, no 2 , pp 222 - 225.
  • Wray, F., Dufty-Jones, R., Gibson, C., Larner, W., Beer, A., Le Heron, R. and O'Neill, P. (2013), 'Neither here nor there or always here and there? : Antipodean reflections on economic geography ', Dialogues in Human Geography, vol 3, no 2 , pp 179 - 199.
  • Dufty, R. (2012), 'Moving home : conceptual and policy implications of the housing-mobility nexus', Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, Final Report, vol 189 , pp - 25.
  • Dufty, R. (2012), 'Moving home : theorizing housing within a politics of mobility', Housing, Theory and Society, vol 29, no 2 , pp 207 - 222.
  • Dufty, R. (2011), 'Governing the experts: Reforming expert governance of rural public housing', Australian Geographer, vol 42, no 2 , pp 165 - 181.
  • Dufty, R. (2010), 'Reflecting on power relationships in the 'doing' of rural cultural research', Cultural Studies Review, vol 16, no 1 , pp 131 - 142.
  • Prince, R. and Dufty, R. (2009), 'Assembling the space economy: governmentality and economic geography', Geography Compass, vol 4, no 3 , pp 1744 - 1756.
  • Dufty, R. (2009), ''At least I don't live in Vegemite Valley': racism and rural public housing spaces', Australian Geographer, vol 40, no 4 , pp 429 - 449.
  • Gibson, C., Dufty, R., Smith, H. and Phillips, S. (2008), 'Counter-geographies : the campaign against rationalisation of agricultural research stations in NSW', Journal of Rural Studies, vol 24 , pp 351 - 366.
  • Dufty, R. (2007), 'Governing through locational choice: the locational preferences of rural public housing tenants in south-western New South Wales, Australia', Housing Theory and Society, vol 24, no 3 , pp 183 - 206.
  • Gibson, C. and Dufty, R. (2006), 'Social housing for the arts? On the nexus between housing affordability and creative city strategies', Journal of the Australasian Housing Institute, vol 4, no 1 , pp 25 - 29.
  • Dufty, R. (2006), 'Which direction for cultural geography? A postgraduate perspective', Geographical Research, vol 44, no 4 , pp 430 - 432.
  • Gibson, C., Dufty, R. and Drpzdzewski, D. (2005), 'Resident Attitudes to Farmland Protection Measures in the Northern Rivers Region, NSW', Australian Geographer, vol 36, no 3 , pp 369 - 383.

Conference Papers

  • Dufty, R. (2006), ''Because it's home': locational subjectivities and public housing tenants in regional', Australasian Housing Researchers Conference, Southern Cross Research Centre AHURI, Adelaide, Australia.
  • Dufty, R. (2003), 'Gendering of property and its consequences for rural public housing', New Zealand Geographical Society 22nd Conference, Auckland, New Zealand.

Research

Rae is an economic and social geographer who researches mobility, housing, neoliberal governance, urban and regional development and doctoral pedagogies, writing and the role of space. 

Rae's current research projects include: 'Mobility aspirations of tenants listing on the "Our House Swap" website', 'Wriiting pedegaogies and the writing retreat', and the 'Werrington Park Corporate Centre Evaluation'.

Her past research work has investigated: Australian housing policy and mobility; peri-urban development; restructuring of horticultural industries; rural youth migration; and ethnic discrimination in housing.

This information has been contributed by Doctor Dufty-Jones.

Current Projects

Title: Werrington Park Corporate Centre Monitoring and Evaluation
Years: 2014-04-01 - 2020-12-31
ID: P00022190
Western Researchers: Laura Schatz, Michael Darcy and Rae Dufty-Jones
Funding:
  • Department of the Environment (non ACRG)
Title: Ethnic discrimination in the private rental housing market
Years: 2011-01-01 - 2016-12-31
ID: P00018298
Western Researchers: Kevin Dunn and Rae Dufty-Jones
Funding:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)

Previous Projects

Title: 'Moving Home': the role of housing policy in responding to and promoting mobility - Essay
Years: 2011-03-01 - 2011-10-31
ID: P00020067
Western Researchers: Rae Dufty-Jones
Funding:
  • Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (ACRG)
Title: Collaborative Housing Innovations in Austrealian Cities: International Lessons
Years: 2010-05-28 - 2011-05-27
ID: P00018717
Western Researchers: Kevin Dunn, Deborah Stevenson, Emma Power and Rae Dufty-Jones
Funding:
  • University of Western Sydney
Title: Ethnic Discrimination in the Rental Market and Overcoming Barriers to Affordable Housing
Years: 2011-11-09 - 2016-03-08
ID: P00020461
Western Researchers: Kevin Dunn, Michael Darcy, Rae Dufty-Jones and Laura Schatz
Funding:
  • University of Western Sydney

Supervision

Doctor Dufty-Jones is available to be a principal supervisor for doctoral projects

Current Supervision

Title: Experiences of Islamophobia: Impacts on Young Muslims' Mobility in Major 'Western' Cities
Field of Research:
Title: Making Our Neighbourhood Work: Exploring a New Perspective in Public Housing
Field of Research:
Title: Farmer-Based Organisation of Smallholder Agriculture in Ghana
Field of Research:
Title: Reshaping Cities Through Cultural Engagement
Field of Research:

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