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About the Author
Richard Tomlinson is Professor in Urban Planning at the University of Melbourne. His current research interests are urban governance, knowledge transfer and policy processes. His most comprehensive research has been in Australia, India and South Africa. He has served as a Visiting Professor at Columbia University and at the University of the Witwatersrand, as a Visiting Scholar at MIT and as a Guest Scholar at the Brookings Institution. For many years he was a private consultant in issues related to cities.
Table of Contents
PrefaceList of contributors1) Introduction: a housing lens on Australia’s unintended cities2) Transforming Australia’s ‘housing solution’: how we can better plan suburbia to meet our future challenges3) The Australian residential housing market: institutions and actors4) Housing affordability, affordable housing and the policy agenda5) Household debt: mortgage lending practices and the housing market6) Housing policies and wealth inequality7) Planning systems, urban form and housing8) Governance, metropolitan planning and city-building: the case for reform9) Housing and urban form: a new productivity agenda10) The energy and carbon footprints of urban housing and transport: current trends and future prospectsIndex