J. S. Dodson

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The Urban Research Program seeks to improve understanding of, and develop innovative responses to Australia's urban challenges and opportunities by conducting and disseminating research, advocating new policy directions, and by providing training assistance. We aim to make the results of our research and advocacy work available as freely and widely as(More)
Historically, Black (or African American) churches have played a central role as a center of religious and political life and also as a provider of human services and a healing community. This article examined the extent to which African American churches in 1 Northeastern urban environment are involved in the delivery of health and human service programs(More)
The Urban Research Program seeks to improve understanding of, and develop innovative responses to Australia's urban challenges and opportunities by conducting and disseminating research, advocating new policy directions, and by providing training assistance. We aim to make the results of our research and advocacy work available as freely and widely as(More)
The views and opinions contained within Urban Research Program publications are solely those of the author/s and do not reflect those held by Griffith University or any other relevant party. While the Urban Research Program endeavours to provide reliable analysis and believes the material it presents is accurate, it will not be liable for any claim by any(More)
The views and opinions contained within Urban Research Program publications are solely those of the author/s and do not reflect those held by Griffith University or any other relevant party. While the Urban Research Program endeavours to provide reliable analysis and believes the material it presents is accurate, it will not be liable for any claim by any(More)
In no field of planning is there more reliance on technical-rational decision-making processes than transportation planning. In Australian cities transport planners still heavily rely upon complex, quantitative transport models, especially the four-step model (FSM) and its variants, used at the regional, metropolitan and corridor levels of analysis. While(More)
This paper seeks to understand the role of corruption in the land development process, and to comprehend the current extent of corrupt practices in urban development in order to evaluate the impact of corruption on urban environmental outcomes. To date however there has been little scholarly research on corruption in the land development process, from a(More)
This submission focuses on the capacity of current Australian urban transport and planning policies to reduce transport energy demand in order to reduce transport greenhouse gas emissions. The submission argues that current planning policies have limited potential to produce significant transport emissions reduction. Such policies also risk generating(More)
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