Matthew Tonts

Professor, BA E.Cowan, PhD Curtin

  • The University of Western Australia (M213), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 1449 Citations
  • 21 h-Index
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2018
2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Gold mines
social impact
economic impact
gold
Vietnam
2 Citations (Scopus)

Indicators of mining in development: A Q‐methodology investigation of two gold mines in Quang Nam province, Vietnam

Nguyen, B. N., Boruff, B. & Tonts, M., 1 Aug 2018, In : Resources Policy. 57, p. 147-155 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gold mine
gold
Vietnam
commune
living standard
7 Citations (Scopus)

Sustainable rural economies, evolutionary dynamics and regional policy

Plummer, P., Tonts, M. & Argent, N., Jan 2018, In : Applied Geography. 90, p. 308-320 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

The global commodities boom and the reshaping of regional economies: the Australian experience

Ellem, B. & Tonts, M., 2018, In : Australian Geographer. 49, 3, p. 383-395 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

regional economy
commodity
economic goods
political discourse
natural gas
2017
3 Citations (Scopus)

Mining, development and well-being in Vietnam: A comparative analysis

Nguyen, N. B., Boruff, B. & Tonts, M., 1 Jul 2017, In : Extractive Industries and Society. 4, 3, p. 564-575 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vietnam
well-being
economics
unemployment
livelihood
2016
7 Citations (Scopus)
aging population
temporal analysis
spatial analysis
matrix
trend
4 Citations (Scopus)
office location
spatial analysis
economic activity
suburbanization
land use
12 Citations (Scopus)
water management
sensitivity analysis
hydrology
learning
water resource
2 Citations (Scopus)
14 Downloads (Pure)

The Resource 'Super-Cycle' and Australia's Remote Cities

Tonts, M., Plummer, P. & Haslam McKenzie, F., 2016, In : Built Environment. 42, 1, p. 174-188 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

resource
resources
resource development
immigration
commodity
2015
17 Citations (Scopus)
18 Downloads (Pure)
labor migration
international migration
trade policy
policy reform
agricultural policy
11 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring perceptions of the impacts of resource development: A Q-methodology study

Chapman, R., Tonts, M. & Plummer, P., 2015, In : Extractive Industries and Society. 2, 3, p. 540-551

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

resource development
methodology
town
resource
resources
1 Citation (Scopus)
agricultural extension
agricultural research
growers
farmers
industry
6 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)
path dependence
economic geography
economy
resource
econometrics
18 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)

Powering the world city system: energy industry networks and interurban connectivity

Martinus, K. & Tonts, M., 2015, In : Environment and Planning A. 47, 7, p. 1502-1520

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

energy industry
world city
connectivity
power relations
network analysis
26 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)

Strategic globalizing centers and sub-network geometries: A social network analysis of multi-scalar energy networks

Martinus, K., Sigler, T. J., Searle, G. & Tonts, M., 2015, In : Geoforum. 64, p. 78-89

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

network analysis
social network
mathematics
energy
globalization
2 Citations (Scopus)
farming system
community
performance
Group
farmer
20 Citations (Scopus)

Sustainable livelihoods and indicators for regional development in mining economies

Horsley, J., Prout, S., Tonts, M. & Ali, S. H., 2015, In : Extractive Industries and Society. 2, 2, p. 368-380

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

regional development
livelihood
economy
rural development
environmental factors
24 Citations (Scopus)
15 Downloads (Pure)

The resource boom and socio-economic well-being in Australian resource towns: A temporal and spatial analysis

Chapman, R., Plummer, P. & Tonts, M., 2015, In : Urban Geography. 36, 5, p. 629-653

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

temporal analysis
spatial analysis
town
well-being
small town
2014
84 Citations (Scopus)

A prototype framework for models of socio-hydrology: Identification of key feedback loops and parameterisation approach

Elshafei, Y., Sivapalan, M., Tonts, M. & Hipsey, M., 2014, In : Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 18, 6, p. 2141-2166

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
parameterization
hydrology
catchment
conceptual framework
agricultural catchment
32 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)
path dependence
rural economy
economic geography
local economy
econometrics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Rural Migration, Agrarian Change, and Institutional Dynamics: Perspectives from the majority world

Argent, N. M., Tonts, M. & Stockdale, A., 2014, In : POPULATION SPACE AND PLACE. 20, 4, p. 299-302

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

agrarian change
institutional change
industrialization
economic development
migration
27 Citations (Scopus)
13 Downloads (Pure)

The Amenity Principle, Internal Migration, and Rural Development in Australia

Argent, N. M., Tonts, M., Jones, R. N. & Holmes, J. H., 2014, In : Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 104, 2, p. 305-318

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

internal migration
amenity
rural development
migration
land market
9 Citations (Scopus)
labor migration
farming system
loess
plateau
migration
2013
27 Citations (Scopus)

A creativity-led rural renaissance? Amenity-led migration, the creative turn and the uneven development of rural Australia

Argent, N. M., Tonts, M., Jones, R. N. & Holmes, J. H., 2013, In : Applied Geography. 44, p. 88-98

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

uneven development
rural development
amenity
Renaissance
creativity
16 Citations (Scopus)
regional unemployment
unemployment
economic geography
geography
path dependence
8 Citations (Scopus)

Geographical Political Economy, Dirt Research and the Pilbara

Plummer, P. & Tonts, M., 2013, In : Australian Geographer. 44, 3, p. 223-226

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Income Growth and Employment in the Pilbara: an evolutionary analysis, 1980-2010

Plummer, P. & Tonts, M., 2013, In : Australian Geographer. 44, 3, p. 227-241

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

resource economy
income
economy
economic geography
econometrics
41 Citations (Scopus)
mineral resources
unemployment
energy resources
staples
mineral resource
9 Citations (Scopus)

Self-help group in Indian agriculture: A case study of farmer groups in Punjab, northern India

Kalra, R. K., Anil, B., Tonts, M. & Siddique, K., 2013, In : Journal of Sustainable Agriculture. 37, p. 509-530

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

The Shifting Geography of Corporate Headquarters in Australia: A Longitudinal Analysis

Tonts, M. & Taylor, M., 2013, In : Regional Studies. 47, 9, p. 1507-1522

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

geography
urban system
restructuring
analysis
city
2012
36 Citations (Scopus)

Evolutionary Perspectives on Rural Australia

Tonts, M., Argent, N. & Plummer, P., 2012, In : Geographical Research. 50, 3, p. 291-303

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

62 Citations (Scopus)

Socio-economic wellbeing in Australian mining towns: A comparative analysis

Tonts, M., Plummer, P. & Lawrie, M., 2012, In : Journal of Rural Studies. 2011, p. 1-14

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011
101 Citations (Scopus)

Boomtowns, Resource Dependence and Socio-economic Well-being

Lawrie, M., Tonts, M. & Plummer, P., 2011, In : Australian Geographer. 42, 2, p. 139-164

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Closer settlement revisited at Kendenup, Western Australia: a historical geography

Selwood, J., Tonts, M. & Jones, R., 2011, In : Prairie Perspectives: Geographical Essays. 14, p. 34-44

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2010
30 Citations (Scopus)

Competitive sport and the construction of place identity in rural Australia

Tonts, M. & Atherley, K., 2010, In : Sport in Society. 13, 3, p. 381-398

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Citations (Scopus)

Corporate Location, Concentration and Performance: Large Company Headquarters in the Australian Urban System

Tonts, M. & Taylor, M., 2010, In : Urban Studies. 47, 12, p. 2641-2664

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)
7 Citations (Scopus)

Global geographies of innovation diffusion: the case of the Australian cattle industry

Tonts, M., Yarwood, R. & Jones, R., 2010, In : Geographical Journal. 176, 1, p. 90-104

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Citations (Scopus)
7 Citations (Scopus)

The Historical Geographies of Showing Livestock: a Case Study of the Perth Royal Show, Western Australia

Yarwood, R., Tonts, M. & Jones, R., 2010, In : Geographical Research. 48, 3, p. 235-248

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009

Rural amenity and rural change in temperate Australia: Implications for development and sustainability

Argent, N., Tonts, M., Jones, R. & Holmes, J., 2009, In : Revija za geografijo. 4, 2, p. 15-28

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2007
9 Citations (Scopus)

Agricultural Development, Contract Farming and Ghana's Oil Palm Industry

Huddleston, P. & Tonts, M., 2007, In : Geography. 92, 3, p. 266-278

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

contract farming
agricultural development
oil industry
Ghana
industry
5 Citations (Scopus)
voter
electoral system
Values
legislation
history
2005
158 Citations (Scopus)

Competitive sport and social capital in rural Australia

Tonts, M., 2005, In : Journal of Rural Studies. 21, 2, p. 137-149

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

competitive sports
social capital
sport
Sports
rural area
102 Citations (Scopus)
urban sprawl
metropolitan region
spatial planning
land use planning
Land use

Internal Migration and Australia's Agricultural Regions

Tonts, M., 2005, In : Dialogue. 24, p. 53-65

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle