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Paul Maginn

Dr Paul Maginn

Senior Lecturer/Program Coordinator (Urban and Regional Planning)
School of Earth and Environment

Contact details
Address
School of Earth and Environment
The University of Western Australia (M004)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 2711
Email
paul.maginn@uwa.edu.au
Qualifications
BSc Ulster, GradDip(TownPlanning) Belf., PhD S.Bank
Key research
Sex industry/commercial sex
Urban Planning - strategic planning & planning reform
Suburbia
Urban regeneration
Community participation
Race/ethnic issues in urban and housing policy Qualitative research methods in urban/housing policy
Northern Irish migrants
Publications
Maginn, P. J. and Steinmetz, C. (Eds) (2014) (Sub)Urban Sexscapes: Geographies and Regulation of the Sex Industry, Advances in Sociology Series, London: Routledge. http://routledge-ny.com/books/subjects/SCPI4055/forthcoming/

Thompson, S. and Maginn, P. J. (Eds.) (2012) Planning Australia: An Overview of Australian Urban and Regional Planning (2nd Ed), Cambridge University Press. http://www.cambridge.org/au/academic/subjects/geography/human-geography/planning-australia-overview-urban-and-regional-planning-2nd-edition?format=PB

Maginn, P. J., Thompson, S. & Tonts, M. (2008a) (Eds.) Qualitative Housing Analysis: An International Perspectives, JAI (Emerald). http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/book/10.1016/S1042-3192%282008%2910

Maginn, P. J., Thompson, S. & Tonts, M. (2008b) (Eds) Qualitative Urban Analysis: An International Perspectives, JAI (Elsevier). http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/book/10.1016/S1042-3192%282008%299

Maginn, P. J. (2004) Urban Regeneration, Community Power and the (In)Significance of ‘Race’ Ashgate: Aldershot. http://books.google.com.au/books/about/Urban_Regeneration_Community_Power_and_t.html?id=ewJzuveocAUC

Halliday, S. and Cowan, D. with Hunter, C., Maginn, P.J. and Naylor, L. (2003) The Appeal of Internal Review, Hart Publishing: Oxford.


Book Chapters

Maginn, P. J. and Ellison, G. (2014) ‘Male Sex Workers/Escorts in Ireland: Geography and Regulation’ in V. Minichiello and J. Scott (Eds) Male Sex Work and Society, New York: Harrington Park Press. pp:426-461

Maginn, P. J. and Steinmetz, C. (2014) Spatial and Regulatory Contours of the (Sub)Urban Sexscape in P. J. Maginn and C. Steinmetz (Eds) (Sub)Urban Sexscapes: Geographies and Regulation of the Sex Industry, London/New York: Routledge. pp:1-16

Maginn, P. J. and Steinmetz, C. (2014) Cosmo-sexual Sydney: Global City Status Urban Cosmopolitanism and the (Sub) in P. J. Maginn and C. Steinmetz (Eds) (Sub)Urban Sexscapes: Geographies and Regulation of the Sex Industry. London/New York: Routledge. pp: 19-43.

Maginn, P. J. (2014) Conclusions: Towards Effective (De)Regulation of the Sex Industry? in P. J. Maginn and C. Steinmetz (Eds) (Sub)Urban Sexscapes: Geographies and Regulation of the Sex Industry. London/New York: Routledge. pp:261-270.

Steinmetz and Maginn (2014) The Landscape of BDSM: A View from Down Under, in P. J. Maginn and C. Steinmetz (Eds) (Sub)Urban Sexscapes: Geographies and Regulation of the Sex Industry. London/New York: Routledge. pp: 118-138.

Thompson, S. and Maginn, P. J. What is Planning? (2012) Chapter 1 in Planning Australia: An Overview of Australian Urban and Regional Planning (2nd Ed), Cambridge University Press. pp. 17-33.

Thompson, S. and Maginn, P. J (2012) ‘Conclusions: Planning Australia into the Future’ in S. Thompson and P. J. Maginn (Eds) Planning Australia: An Overview of Australian Urban and Regional Planning (2nd Ed), Cambridge University Press. pp: 409-418.

Williams, P. and Maginn, P. J. Planning and Governance (2012) Chapter 2 in Planning Australia: An Overview of Australian Urban and Regional Planning (2nd Ed), Cambridge University Press. pp: 34-55.

Maginn, P. J., Thompson, S. & Tonts, M. (2008) ‘Qualitative Housing Analysis: A Meta-Framework for Systematising Qualitative Research’ in P. J. Maginn, S. Thompson & M. Tonts (2008) (Eds) Qualitative Housing Analysis: An International Perspectives, JAI (Emerald) pp: 3-32.

Blokland, T., Maginn, P. J. & Thompson, S (2008) ‘Methodological Consequences of Inclusive Community Development: The Value of Ethnography for Housing Studies in P. J. Maginn, S. Thompson & M. Tonts (2008) (Eds) Qualitative Housing Analysis: An International Perspectives, JAI (Emerald), pp: 227-248.

Maginn, P. J., Thompson, S. & Tonts, M. (2008) ‘Qualitative Urban Analysis: Towards a Pragmatic Renaissance’ in P. J. Maginn, S. Thompson & M. Tonts (2008) (Eds) Qualitative Urban Analysis: An International Perspectives, JAI (Elsevier) pp: 1-28.

Guilfoyle, A. Coffin, J. & Maginn, P. J. (2008) ‘“Make Sure There Is a Shady Tree: Participation and Action Research with Australian Aboriginal Communities’ in P. J. Maginn, S. Thompson & M. Tonts (2008) (Eds) Qualitative Urban Analysis: An International Perspectives, JAI (Elsevier) pp: 213-240.


Journal Articles

Ruming, K., Gurran, N., Maginn, P.J. and Goodman, R. (2014) ‘A National Planning Agenda? Unpacking the Influence of Federal Urban Policy on State Planning Reform’ Australian Planner Vol. 51:No.2: 108-121.

Maginn, P. J. and Foley, N. (2014) ‘From a centralised to a ‘diffused centralised planning system: Planning reforms in Western Australia’ Australian Planner Vol. 51 No. 2: 151-162.

Maginn, P. J. and Rofe, M W. (2007) Co-guest editors of a special themed issue – ‘The Politics of Urbanism and Regionalism in Australia and New Zealand’ - in Space and Polity, Vol. 11, No. 3: 201-352.

Maginn, P. J. and Rofe, M W. (2007) ‘Urbanism and regionalism down under: An Introduction’, Space and Polity, Vol. 11, No. 3: 201-208.

Maginn, P. J. (2007) ‘Deliberative democracy or discursively biased? Perth’s Dialogue with the City Initiative’, Space and Polity, Vol. 11, No. 3: 331-352.

Maginn, P. J. (2007) ‘Towards more effective community participation in urban regeneration? The potential of collaborative planning and applied ethnography’, Qualitative Research, Vol. 7, No. 1: 25-43.

Maginn, P. J. (2007) ‘Negotiating and securing access: Reflections from a study of urban regeneration and community participation in ethnically diverse neighborhoods in London, England’ Field Methods Vol. 19, No. 4: 425-440.

Maginn, P. J. (2006) Guest Editor of a special themed issue – ‘Qualitative Research and Urban Policy Analysis’ – in Urban Policy and Research Vol. 24, No. 1: 1-114.

Maginn, P. J. (2006) ‘Urban policy through a qualitative lens’, Urban Policy and Research. Vol. 24, No.1: 1-16.

Ball, M. and Maginn, P. J. (2005) ‘Urban change and conflict: Evaluation the role of partnerships in urban regeneration in the UK’ Housing Studies, Vol. 20, No.1: 9-28.

Ball, M. and Maginn, P. J. (2004) ‘The contradictions of urban policy: The case of the Single Regeneration Budget in London’ Environment and Planning C. Vol. 22, No. 5: 739-765.

Ball, M., Le Ny, L. and Maginn, P.J. (2003) ‘Synergy in urban regeneration partnerships: Property Developers’ Perspective’, Urban Studies Vol. 40, No. 11: 2239-2253.

Maginn, P. J., Paris, C. and Gray, P. (1999) ‘Accommodating Irish Travellers: The public policy gap in sit provision and housing in Northern Ireland’, Housing Studies, Vol. 14, No. 4:525-545

Peer Reviewed Conference Papers

Goodman, R., Maginn, P. J., Ruming, K. and Gurran, N. (2013) ‘Simpler, Faster, Cheaper: Australia’s Urban Aspirations and the Planning Reform Agenda’ Paper presented at the 2013 State of Australian Cities Conference, Sydney, 26-28 November.

Maginn, P. J. Goodman, R., Ruming, K. and Gurran, N. (2013) ‘What’s So Strategic About Strategic Planning? The Case of Perth, Melbourne and Sydney’, Paper Presented at Joint AESOP-ACSP Conference, University College Dublin, Dublin Ireland, 15-19 July,

Ruming, K., Maginn, P.J. and Gurran, N. (2013) ‘New Wine in Old Bottles? Old Wine in New Bottles? Convergence/divergence in Australian metropolitan planning, Paper presented at the PIA (National) Annual Congress, Celebrate the Value of Planning: Past, Present, Future, Canberra, 24-27 March.

Ruming, K., Maginn, P.J. and Gurran, N. (2012) ‘The Convergence of City Visions? The Case of Urban Form in Australian Metropolitan Plans’ Paper presented at the 2012 Urban Planning and Environment 10 Conference, Sydney, 23-27 July.

Maginn, P. J. (2011) ‘(De)Sexing the Suburbs: The Politics and Planning Regulation of Brothels in Perth/WA’ Paper presented at the 2011 State of Australian Cities Conference, Melbourne, 29 November – 2 December.

Applied Research Reports

Maginn, P. J. (2012a) Changes and Trends in Perth’s Cultural Diversity: Migrant Change and Diversity, FACTBase Paper No. 29, Committee for Perth.

Maginn, P. J. (2012c) Changes and Trends in Perth’s Cultural Diversity: Religious Change and Diversity, FACTBase Paper No. 27, Committee for Perth.

Tonts, M., Huddleston, V., Maginn, P.J., Huddleston, P. and Wetzstein, S. (2012b) Perth as a Global Minerals and Energy Resources Hub, A FACTBase Special Report, The University of Western Australia and Committee for Perth: Perth (WA).

Maginn, P. J. (2010) Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling of Local Government? The Gender Profile of Australian Mayors in Metropolitan Australia 1985 – 2010, FACTBase Paper No. 11, Committee for Perth.

Faulkner, D. and Maginn, P. J. (2009) Scoping the Opportunities for Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) to Contribute to the Supply of Affordable Housing, Adelaide: SA Government, Department for Families and Communities.

Clifton, J. and Maginn, P. J. (2009) Subdivision within Dalkeith: A Report of Residents’ Opinions, Report prepared for the City of Nedlands.

Habibis, D., Atkinson, R., Dunbar, T., Goss, D., Easthope, H. and Maginn, P. (2007) A Sustaining Tenancies Approach to Managing Demanding Behaviour in Public Housing: A Good Practice Guide, Melbourne: AHURI.


Media Publications

Maginn, P. J. and Ellison, G. (2013) ‘The Scarlet Isle: Male Sex Work in Ireland’, The Conversation (http://theconversation.com/the-scarlet-isle-the-politics-of-male-sex-work-in-ireland-19404)

Maginn, P. J. (2013) ‘You Don’t Understand Me: Is Local Politics Truly Reflective of the People?’, The Conversation (http://theconversation.com/you-dont-understand-me-is-local-politics-truly-representative-of-the-people-13870)

Maginn, P.J. (2013) ‘Evidence, Not Morality Should Guide Sex Work Policy’, The Conversation (http://theconversation.com/evidence-not-morality-should-guide-sex-work-policy-11833)

Maginn, P. J. and Ellison, G. (2013) ‘Criminalising Sex Does More Harm Than Good’ Belfast Telegraph, Op-ed piece on new legislation to criminalise sex work in Northern Ireland. (http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/opinion/news-analysis/criminalising-sex-work-does-more-harm-than-good-16261873.html)

Maginn, P. J. (2012) ‘Time to grow up over sex industry’, Joondalup Weekender (16 August, 2012), Op-ed piece on the regulation of the sex industry in WA, (http://www.inmycommunity.com.au/news-and-views/comment-and-opinion/Time-to-grow-up-over-sex-industry/7629377/).

Maginn, P. J. (2012) ‘Australian Census: Booming Western Australia must embrace its new diversity, The Conversation (https://theconversation.edu.au/australian-census-booming-western-australia-must-embrace-its-new-diversity-7832).

Maginn, P. J. and Steinmetz, C. (2011) ‘Sex in the City: The Changing Face of Adult Retailing, The Conversation, (https://theconversation.edu.au/australian-census-booming-western-australia-must-embrace-its-new-diversity-7832).

Maginn, P. J. (2010) ‘Conservatism Stifles Waterfront Evolution’, WA Business News, 18th February 2010, Op-ed piece for WA Business News on Perth Waterfront/Elizabeth Quay redevelopment.

Maginn, P.J. (2006) ‘Metropolis Adelaide’, The Advertiser, 7th June, 2006.

Roles, responsibilities and expertise
I have acted as an academic referee for the following international journals:

Applied Geography
Australian Planner
Planning Theory
Planning Practice & Research
Urban Studies
Housing Studies
Geographical Research
Int’l Journal of Urban & Regional Research; Qualitative Research
Space and Polity
Urban Policy and Research
Environment and Planning A
Environment and Planning C
Journal of Education in Built Environment
Land Use Policy
Urban Policy and Research
Qualitative Research
Funding received
Gurran, N., Phibbs, P., Maginn, P.J., Goodman, R. and others (2013) Housing Markets, Economic Productivity, and Risk: International Evidence and Policy Implications for Australia, AHURI.

Flatau, P. Fozdar, F. and Maginn, P.J. (2011) Refugees, Housing and Social Inclusion in Australia, AHURI, $193,520

Maginn, P.J. and Clifton, J. (2008) Dalkeith Subdivision Survey, City of Nedlands, $22,000.

Faulkner, D. (UniSA) and Maginn, P. J. (2007) ‘Scoping the Opportunities for Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) to Contribute to the Supply of Affordable Housing’, Government of South Australia, Dept. for Families and Communities, $32,757).

Habibis, D., Atkinson, R., Dunbar, T., Goss, D., Easthope, H. and Maginn, P.J. (2007) A Sustaining Tenancies Approach to Managing Demanding Behaviour in Public Housing: A Good Practice Guide, AHURI, $112,000.
Memberships
Member, Planning Institute of Australia
Honours and awards
Awards

PIA (WA) 2012 Award for Excellence in Planning(Commendation) - Scholarship, Research and Teaching - Planning Australia: An Overview of Urban and Regional Planning (Susan Thompson and Paul J. Maginn)

PIA (WA) 2010 Award for Excellence in Planning (Award) Student Project – Northbridge Central (EART4411) awarded to UWA/Northbridge Central Redevelopment Consultancy Student Group.

PIA (WA) 2010 Award for Excellence in Planning (Commendation) Student Project – Northbridge Central (EART4411) awarded to UWA/Masterpiece Planning Student Group.

Perth Convention Bureau/UWA Professional Development Award 2009.

PIA (WA) 2008 Award for Excellence in Planning - Scholarship, Research and Teaching – ‘Deliberative Democracy or Discursively Biased’ (Paul J. Maginn)
Previous positions
Academic Positions

Lecturer, Urban and Regional Planning, University of South Australia (2005-2007).

Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Edith Cowan University (2003-2005)

Post-doctoral Research Fellow, London South Bank University (2002)


Conference Organisation/Chair

Maginn, P. J. (2011) World Planning Schools Congress (Congress Chair) – Planning’s Future – Futures Planning: Planning in an Era of (Un)Certainty and Transformation – Perth, 4-7 July – this is a 5 yearly international academic urban planning conference.

Maginn, P. J. and Jones, R. (2009) (Lead Conference Co-convenor), 4th State of Australian Cities Conference: City Growth, Sustainability, Vitality and Vulnerability, Perth, UWA, 24-27 November – this is a national biennial A-rated peer reviewed conference.

Maginn, P.J. (2005) Australian and New Zealand Association of Planning Schools Annual Conference, 25-27 September, 2005, University of South Australia.
Teaching
1. Planning Theory and Practice (PLNG4401)
2. Planning and Governance (PLNG4403)
3. Professional Planning Practicum
4. Final Year Research Project (SCIE4501-04)
Current external positions
1. Editor-in-Chief (1 July 2014-) Urban Policy and Research

2. International Editorial Board, Policy and Politics

3. REPLAN List Adminstrator
Useful links
http://www.informaworld.com/cupr
http://www.planning.wa.gov.au
http://www.wapc.wa.gov.au
New and noteworthy
I have recently issued a call for papers (CfP) for a special session on sex, sexuality, sex work and pornography at the 2015 Association of American Geographers annual conference in Chicago (21-25 April) that I am co-convening with Dr. Emily Cooper (Lancaster University) and Dr Martin Zebracki (University of Leeds).

The special session is entitled: (De)Sexualisation & (De)Pornification of Space: Spatialisation, Politicisation and Regulation of Sex, Sexuality, Sex Work & Pornography.

Full details of the special session can be found here - http://www.zebracki.org/cfp2015aagsexporn/

I am giving a public lecture - 'No (Commercial) Sex Please, They're Suburbanites: Regulating the (Sub)Urban Sexscape' - at the Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice, School of Law, Queen's University of Belfast on Monday 1st September 2015. Details here - http://www.law.qub.ac.uk/schools/SchoolofLaw/News/Events/
Current projects
Taken for Granted? Geography and Regulation of Sex Work in Scotland.

Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

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