Geographical Research

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Edited By: Elaine Stratford, Brian Finlayson, Amanda Davies, Wayne Stephenson

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 31/77 (Geography)

Online ISSN: 1745-5871

Celebrating 50 years of Geographical Research

Celebrating 50 years of Geographical Research

To mark the 50th anniversary of Geographical Research, a commemorative volume was published throughout 2012 with contributions by distinguished geographers from Australia and worldwide. You can read the results of this hallmark event in Australian geographical research publication online now.

Issue 1


Celebrating 50 Volumes of Geographical Research
Phillip O'Neill

Themed papers

Rethinking ‘the Human’ in Memory of Fay Gale (AO)
Kay Anderson

Securing Landscape Resilience to Tropical Cyclones in Australia's Wet Tropics under a Changing Climate: Lessons from Cyclones Larry (and Yasi)
Stephen M. Turton

From Corporatism to Public Utilities: Workplace Pensions in the 21st Century
Gordon L. Clark

Natural and Unnatural Disasters: Responding with Respect for Indigenous Rights and Knowledges
Richard Howitt, Olga Havnen and Siri Veland

Water, Wind, Wood, and Trees: Interactions, Spatial Variations, Temporal Dynamics, and their Potential Role in River Rehabilitation
Wayne D. Erskine, Michael J. Saynor, Anita Chalmers and Steven J. Riley

‘That Tiny, Stratospheric Apex That Owns Most of the World’– Exploring Geographies of the Super-Rich
Iain Hay and Samantha Muller

Issue 2


Frameworks for the Future
Phillip O'Neill

Themed Papers

Contemporary Social Change as the Context for Geographical Enquiry: Towards a Reinvigoration of the Concept of Place
D.J. Walmsley

Doing Building Work: Methods at the Interface of Geography and Architecture
Jane M. Jacobs, Stephen Cairns and Ignaz Strebel

Beach Morphodynamics in Australia 1970s–2010
Andrew D. Short

The Political Economy of the Three Gorges Project
Michael Webber

Decentring 1788: Beyond Biotic Nativeness
Lesley Head

Issue 3


Restructuring Cities and Regions
Clive Forster

Themed Papers

Justice and Injustice in the City
Ruth Fincher and Kurt Iveson

Make No Little Plans’: Anatomy of Planning Ambition and Prospect
Brendan Gleeson

Geographies of Urban Politics: Pathways, Intersections, Interventions
Pauline McGuirk

The Economic Geography of Australia and Its Analysis: From Industrial to Post-Industrial Regions
Andrew Beer

Cultural Economy: Achievements, Divergences, Future Prospects
Chris Gibson

Evolutionary Perspectives on Rural Australia
Matthew Tonts, Neil Argent and Paul Plummer

Issue 4


Geographical Research: Retrospect and Prospect
Brian Finlayson and Wayne Stephenson

Themed papers

Feminist Geography 30 years on – They Came, They Saw But Did They Conquer?
Louise C. Johnson

Australian Coastal Management and Climate Change
Nick Harvey, Beverley Clarke and Melissa Nursey-Bray

Storm Tide Recurrence Intervals – A Statistical Approach Using Beach Ridge Plains in Northern Australia
Jonathan Nott

Relational Economies, Social Embeddedness and Valuing Labour in Agrarian Change: An Example from the Developing World
George N. Curry and Gina Koczberski

Reviving Agrarian Studies in South-East Asia: Geography on the Ascendancy
Philip Hirsch

Australian Geographers and Geographical Information Science
Brian Lees