Dr Rae Dufty-Jones


Dr Rae Dufty-Jones is an economic and social geographer who has expertise in the governance of mobility and its relationship to public policy (specifically housing, regional development and internal migration). She is the President of the Geographical Society of New South Wales.

Rae's current research projects include: 'Mobility aspirations of tenants listing on the "Our House Swap" website' and the 'Werrington Park Corporate Centre Evaluation'. Her past research work has been funded by nationally competitive grants including the Australian Research Council (ARC); the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI); and, the federal Department of Environment. Rae's research has investigated: Australian housing policy and mobility; peri-urban economic development; the restructuring of horticultural industries; rural youth migration; and ethnic discrimination in housing.

Through her role as the School of Social Sciences and Psychology academic course advisor for the Masters of Research program Rae has also developed a research program on the 'Writing pedagogies and the role of space'.

Before joining WSU in February 2010, Rae was previous employed as a Lecturer in Geography and Planning at the University of New England (2008-2010) after completing her PhD at the University of New South Wales (2008).

Qualifications

PhD, 2008, Geography, University of New South Wales

BA (Hons), 2002, Geography, University of New South Wales

Selected Publications

Books

Dufty-Jones, R & Rogers, D (eds) 2015, Housing in twenty-first century Australia: people, practices and policies, Farnham, Ashgate.

Dufty-Jones, R & Connell, J (eds) 2014, Rural change in Australia: population, economy, environment, Farnham, Ashgate.

Book Chapters

Dufty-Jones, R 2016, 'Housing and home: objects and technologies of neoliberal governmentalities', in S Springer, K Birch & J MacLeavy (eds), Handbook of neoliberalism, Routledge, London, pp. 453-466.

Rogers, D & Dufty-Jones, R 2015, 'Australian housing in the Asia Pacific', in R Dufty-Jones & D Rogers (eds), Housing in twenty-first century Australia: people, practices and policies, Farnham, Ashgate, pp. 221-236.

Nelson, J, MacDonald, H, Dufty-Jones, R, Dunn, K & Paradies, Y 2015, 'Ethnic discrimination in private rental housing markets in Australia', in R Dufty-Jones & D Rogers (eds), Housing in twenty-first century Australia: people, practices and policies, Farnham, Ashgate, pp. 39-56.

Dufty-Jones, R & Rogers, D 2015, 'Housing in Australia: a new century', in R Dufty-Jones & D Rogers (eds), Housing in twenty-first century Australia: people, practices and policies, Farnham, Ashgate, pp. 1-20.

Wray, F & Dufty-Jones, R 2014, 'Questions of borders and mobility: de- and re-territorialising approaches to urban and regional planning policy and governance', in W Steele, T Alizadeh, L Eslami-Andargoli, & S Serrao-Neumann (eds), Planning across borders in a climate of change, Routledge, Earthscan, pp. 125-137.

Dufty-Jones, R, Argent, N, Rolley, F & Walmsley, J 2014, 'The role of gender in the migration practices of Australia’s rural youth', in R Dufty-Jones & J Connell (eds), Rural change in Australia: population, economy, environment, Farnham, Ashgate, pp. 25-42.

Connell, J & Dufty-Jones, R 2014, 'Introduction', in R Dufty-Jones & J Connell (eds), Rural change in Australia: population, economy, environment, Farnham, Ashgate, pp. 1-24.

Dufty, R & Lui, E 2011, 'Picking blueberries and Indian women go hand-in-hand: the role of gender and ethnicity in the division of agricultural labour in Woolgoolga, New South Wales, Australia', in B Pini & B Leach (eds), Reshaping gender and class in rural spaces, Ashgate, pp. 73-90.

Dufty, R & Gibson, C 2010, 'Shifting welfare, shifting people: rural development, housing and population mobility in Australia', in P Milbourne (ed.), Welfare reform in rural places: comparative perspectives, Brighton, Emerald, pp. 173-198.

Journal Articles

Dufty-Jones, R 2018, ‘The career aspirations and expectations of geography doctoral students: establishing academic subjectivities within a shifting landscape’ (opens in a new window), Geographical Research, vol. 56, no. 2, pp. 126-138. Winner of Geographical Research's Best Paper for 2018.

Dufty-Jones, R 2018, ‘A historical geography of housing crisis in Australia’, Australian Geographer, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 5-23.

MacDonald, H, Galster, G & Dufty-Jones, R 2018, ‘The geography of rental housing discrimination, segregation and social exclusion’, Journal of Urban Affairs, vol. 40, no. 2, pp. 226-245.

Pini, B, Gulson, K, Kraftl, P &Dufty-Jones, R 2017, ‘Critical geographies of education: an introduction’, Geographical Research, vol. 55, no. 1, pp. 13-17.

McDonald, H, Nelson, J, Galster, G, Paradies, Y, Dunn, K & Dufty-Jones, R 2016, ‘Rental discrimination in the multi-ethnic metropolis: evidence from Sydney’, Urban Policy and Research, vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 373-385.

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.

Wray, F & 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 & 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-Jones, R & Wray, F 2013, 'Planning regional development in Australia: questions of mobility and borders', Australian Planner, vol. 50, no. 2, pp. 109-116.

Dufty-Jones, R 2012, ‘Moving Home: Housing studies and the ‘mobility turn’ in the social sciences’, 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 (Special Issue on Rural Governance), 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.

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.

Prince, R & Dufty, R 2009, ‘Assembling the space economy: governmentality and economic geography’, Geography Compass, vol. 4, pp. 1744-1756.

Gibson, C, Dufty, R, Smith, H & 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.

Dufty, R 2006, ‘Which direction for cultural geography? A postgraduate perspective’, in Cultural Geography and Cultural Studies Forum: Geographical Research, vol. 44, no. 4, pp. 430-433.

Gibson, C, Dufty, R & Drozdzewski, D 2005, ‘Resident attitudes to farmland protection measures in the Northern Rivers Region, NSW’, Australian Geographer, vol. 36, no. 3, pp. 369-383.

Media and Other Publications

Dufty-Jones, R 2017, ‘Going Bananas: The global and local economics of the Australian banana industry’, Geography Bulletin HSC Special Edition 2, Geography Teachers Association of NSW, Sydney, pp. 8-15.

Dufty-Jones, R 2017, ‘When it comes to housing affordability debates, everything old is new again’ (opens in a new window), The Conversation, 1 April.

Dufty-Jones, R 2016, Book Review – ‘The Australian Country Girl: History, Image, Experience’, Cultural Geographies, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 366-367.

Dufty-Jones, R & Rogers, D 2015a, ‘Housing people of tomorrow’, The Sun Herald, Domain, 27 September, p. 2.

Dufty-Jones, R & Rogers, D 2015b, ‘New cabinet, a new approach to housing: academics’, The Sydney Morning Herald, Domain, 24 September.

Dufty-Jones, R 2014, ‘Regional Australia can be a carrot or stick in the new refugee policy’ (opens in a new window), The Conversation, 1 October.

Dufty-Jones, R 2013, Book Review – 'Demographic change in Australia's rural landscapes: implications for society and environment', Australian Geographer, vol. 44, no. 4, pp. 486-487.

Dufty-Jones, R 2012, 'Postcolonial Economies–Edited by Jane Pollard, Cheryl McEwan and Alex Hughes', Geographical Research, vol. 50, no. 4, pp. 437-439.

Dufty-Jones, R 2012, Book Review – 'Rural revival? Place marketing, tree change and regional migration in Australia', Australian Geographer, vol. 43, no. 1, pp. 104-106.

Dufty, R 2008, Book Review – ‘Space Knowledge and Power: Foucault and Geography’, Geographical Research, vol. 46, no. 4, pp. 471-472.

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