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Furry families: making a human–dog family through home
The last fifty years have seen dogs increasingly drawn into the home as family members. While the health and social implications of these relatings have been the focus of much research, the everydayExpand
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Human–Nature Relations in Suburban Gardens
Gardens have been considered predominately in terms of a nature–culture binary, with nature positioned as a passive object of human control. Placing the human at the centre of the garden, theseExpand
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Border-processes and homemaking: encounters with possums in suburban Australian homes
Ruptures in borders that materially and conceptually separate western homes from nature, nonhumans and the outside have been conceptualized as disrupting and destabilizing home, and provoking a senseExpand
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Renting with pets: a pathway to housing insecurity?
Abstract Companion animals are rarely considered in rental policy or research. This absence belies their prevalence and growing centrality within practices of family and home, and persists despiteExpand
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Placing community self-governance: Building materialities, nuisance noise and neighbouring in self-governing communities
In self-governing residential communities processes of governance through community appear to be triggering a contractualisation of neighbouring and demise in socially inflected relations. ResearchExpand
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Pests and Home-Making: Depictions of Pests in Homemaker Magazines
ABSTRACT Despite their ubiquity and significant impact within the house-as-home, pests have largely been absent from discussions of home-making. This article addresses this absence by drawing onExpand
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Sizing Home, Doing Family in Sydney, Australia
Large housing is an issue of growing concern across popular culture, academic and policy domains, yet little is known about how and why people live in large houses. This paper addresses this gap,Expand
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Critical Reflections on Doctoral Research and Supervision in Human Geography: The ‘PhD by Publication’
Doctoral education is central to both the production of knowledge and the reproduction of disciplines—producing the next generation of researchers. This paper considers the doctoral and supervisoryExpand
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Domestic temporalities : nature times in the house-as-home
Abstract Studies of domestic temporalities have emphasised the timing of social activities and interactions in the home, including how family members negotiate their use of home spaces andExpand
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