Dr Diane Costello, a Curtin University Research Associate undertakes multi-disciplinary research in diverse fields and community settings. Her recent focus includes drought reform and access to green space.

(See my biography page for more information).


Publications:
Community Sustainability and Social Justice: Whose Vision?
Brian Bishop

This study explores the power dynamics of strategic planning within a sustainability paradigm when multi-stakeholder community interests are involved and highlights power inequity.

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Incorporating Community Governance: Planning Sustainable Energy Security

This research evaluates the potential of community engagement processes for promoting sustainability based decision making to plan sustainable renewable energy systems at the community level.

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Social Sustainability and Volunteering: Broader Contextual Understandings of the Challenges and Solutions

Volunteer decline poses a serious threat to the social sustainability of communities. This paper highlights the inadequacy of dominant research perspectives for tackling the socio-economic, cultural and contextual barriers.

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