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Researcher: Booth, KI (Dr Kate Booth)

Fields of Research

Social and Cultural Geography
Social Change
Urban and Regional Planning
Studies in Human Society
Tourist Behaviour and Visitor Experience
Phenomenology
Economic Geography
Cultural Studies
Sociology
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Developmental Genetics (incl. Sex Determination)
Land Use and Environmental Planning
Environmental Politics
Sociological Methodology and Research Methods
Urban Sociology and Community Studies
Environmental Philosophy
Urban Analysis and Development
Sociology and Social Studies of Science and Technology
Urban and Regional Studies (excl. Planning)
Environment Policy
Social Policy
Tourism Policy

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Environmental Ethics
Cultural Understanding
Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
Environment
Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Education and Training Systems
Urban Land Policy
Government and Politics
Tourism
Tourism Infrastructure Development
Sustainability Indicators
Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity at Regional or Larger Scales
Socio-Cultural Issues in Tourism
Economic Issues in Tourism
Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Natural Hazards in Urban and Industrial Environments

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A framework for incorporating sense of place into the management of marine systems; Ecology and Society
A More-than-human political moment (and other natural catastrophes); Imagining Nature II Conference
A more-than-human political moment (and other natural catastrophes); Space and Polity
A Place for Place in an Unnatural Future; Unnatural Futures
Analysing Mona effects shows some suburbs a world away
At Home in Winter; School of Geography and Environmental Studies Conference, 2012
Being prey: Dismantling the emplacement/displacement dualism; The Trumpeter journal of ecosophy
Burning down the house: Why so many Australians are inadequately insured against disaster
Dean’s Award for Outstanding Research Performance by a level A/B Researcher
Deep ecology
Deep ecology, hybrid geographies and environmental management's relational premise; Environmental Values
Hobart’s poorer suburbs are missing out on the ‘MONA effect’
Holism with a hole? Exploring deep ecology within the built environment; The Trumpeter
Humans as animal: The cosmology of hairy underarms; Animals and Society II: Considering Animals
In wilderness and wildness: recognising and responding within the agency of relational memory; Environmental Ethics
Insurance as Catastrophe: A geography of house and contents insurance in bushfire-prone places; Geoforum
Is insurance an under-utilised mechanism in climate change adaptation? The case of bushfire management in Tasmania; The Australian Journal of Emergency Management
It’s a museum, but not as we know it: issues for local residents accessing the Museum of Old and New Art; Visitor Studies
Lessons in resilience: what city planners can learn from Hobart's floods
Looking a gift horse in the mouth
Losing Place: The promise of displacement through culture; TASA Conference 2015
Me and machine: a relational understanding of machines and self within the home; Institute of Australian Geographers Conference 2008
Mobilities of Insurance: the everyday, shifting geographies of property insurance; NZGS/IAG Conference
MONA and the democratization of art; The Australian Sociological Association Conference
Mona defends local lift
PIA Tasmania: 2016 in review
Place Matters: Finding Deep Ecology within Towns and Cities
Planners in hot demand in a changing world
Planning for creative effects: the Museum of Old and New Art; Australian Planner
Planning, Building and Insuring: Adaptation of Built Environment to Climate Change Induced Increased Intensity of Natural Hazards; National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility
Profiteering from disaster: why planners need to be paying more attention to insurance; Planning Practice and Research
Recapturing lived experience: roles for phenomenology in science and academia; School of Geography and Environmental Studies Conference 2007
Risdon Vale; School of Geography and Environmental Studies Conference 2009
Risdon Vale: Place, memory and surburban experience; Ethics, Policy & Environment: a journal of philosophy and geography
Risdonvale - a suburban experience; School of Geography and Environmental Studies Conference 2008
Scepticism in a changing climate: a cross-national study; Global Environmental Change
Talking Point: Insurance, come hell or high water
The Democratization of Art: A contextual approach; Visitor Studies: theory, research, and practice
The places within; Cultural Geographies
The Proposed Foreshore Walk: Cadburys to Berriedale - A community survey
Thinking through Lines: Locating perception and experience in place; Qualitative Research
Time and the spatial post-politics of climate change: Insights from Australia; Political Geography
Time and the spatial post-politics of climate change: insights from Australia; Political Geography: Virtual Special Issue on Climate Change and Political Geography
Touch me, this tree: Writing nature in the city centre; Sounding the Earth: Music, Language, Acoustic Ecology
Tourism-led regeneration for Hobart’s Northern Suburbs?; Planning Institute of Australia (Tasmania) lunchtime forum
Tracking tourists’ travel with smartphone-based GPS technology: a methodological discussion; Information Technology & Tourism
Trump, climate science and under-insurance: Why building trust won’t work; School of Land and Food Annual Research Conference 2017
Valuing third sector sustainability organisations - qualitative contributions to systemic social transformation; Local Environment
What a difference place makes: Place gestalt theory and some methodological thoughts; Qualitative Inquiry
What MONA visitors do in Glenorchy; Tourism Tracer Forum
When Disaster Strikes
When Disaster Strikes
When Disaster Strikes: The role of insurance in the well-being of older Australians; International Federation on Ageing 13th Global Conference
When disaster strikes: Under-insurance in Australian households; Institute of Australian Geographers Conference 2017
When disaster strikes: under-insurance in Australian households; Urban Studies
When Disaster Strikes: Why so many Australians are inadequately insured; TASA Conference 2015
When Disaster Strikes: Why so many Australians are inadequately insured; 2016 Geography & Spatial Sciences Conference UTAS
Who goes to Mona? Peering behind the ‘flannelette curtain’; School of Land and Food Annual Research Conference 2017
Who goes to MONA? Peering behind the ‘flannelette curtain’
Whose Place? The Larger Conversations, Tasmanian Writers Centre; The Larger Conversations, Tasmanian Writers Centre

Research Projects

Adaptation of Built Environment to Climate Change Induced Increased Intensity of Natural Hazards; Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency (DCCEE)
When Disaster Strikes: Addressing significant rates of non-insurance and under-insurance in Australia's disaster prone areas; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
When Disaster Strikes: Geographies of under-insurance in a volatile age; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Sense-T Stage 2: Sensing Tourist Travel ('Tourist tracking project')
Tourist Tracking Technology Phase 2 Development

Research Candidate Supervision

Creating a geography of sustainability with community based state of the environment reporting