Dr Peter Walters
|Dr Peter Walters|
Phone: (+61 7) 336 52759
Fax: (+61 7) 336 51544
Room 428, Level 4,
Michie Building (#9), St Lucia Campus
BA (Economics/Politics), University of New South Wales
MSc (Social Psychology), London School of Economics
PhD (Sociology), The University of Queensland
Member – The Australian Sociological Association
Member - International Sociological Association, Research Committee 21: Sociology of Urban and Regional Development
Lecturer, School of Social Science, The University of Queensland, 2010 - Present
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Political Science and International Relations, The University of Queensland, 2008 - 2009
- Urban sociology
- Sociology of development (urban)
- Case study methods and epistemology
Walters, P. and McCrea R (2013 forthcoming), “Early gentrification and the public realm: A case study of West End in Brisbane, Australia”, Urban Studies
Walters, P. and Broom, A. (2013 in press). “The city, the cafe and the public realm in Australia”. Tjora and Scambler (eds) Cafes: Sites of Sociality. Palgrave: New York.
McCrea, R. and P. Walters (2012). "Impacts of Urban Consolidation on Urban Liveability: Comparing an Inner and Outer Suburb in Brisbane, Australia." Housing, Theory and Society 29(2): 190-206.
Walters, P. and Whitehouse, G. (2012). “A limit to reflexivity: the challenge for working women of negotiating sharing of household labor." Journal of Family Issues.33 ( 8) 1117-1139
Cheshire, L., Walters, P. and Wickes R. (2010). “Privatisation, Security and Community: How Master Planned Estates are Changing Suburban Australia”. Urban Policy and Research. 28:359-373.
Cheshire, L. and Walters, P. (2010) “The politics of housing consumption: renters as flawed consumers on a master planned estate”. Urban Studies. 47(12): 2597-2614
Walters, P. (2009) “Qualitative archiving: engaging with epistemological misgivings”. Australian Journal of Social Issues, 44,3, 309-320. (ERA B; 3 citations)
Cheshire, L., Rosenblatt, T., Lawrence, G. and Walters, P. (2009). “The governmentality of master planning: housing consumption, aesthetics and community on a new estate”. Housing Studies. 24(5): 653 - 667.
Walters, P. and H. Bartlett (2009) "Growing old in a new estate: establishing new social networks in retirement." Ageing and Society 29:217-236.
Walters, P. and T. Rosenblatt (2008) "Co-operation or co-presence? The comforting ideal of community in a master planned estate." Urban Policy and Research 26:397 - 413.