Peer Reviewed
Lamanes, T., Deacon, L. 2018. Leisure, recreation, and resource-based communities: planning for resiliency. The Canadian Geographer [available online currently]
Jahan, N., Deacon, L. 2018. Analytical Framework for Community Resilience: A case study of Devon, Alberta. Western Geographer.
Deacon, L., Van Assche, K., Papineau, J.W., and Gruezmacher, M. 2018. Speculation, Planning, and Resource-Based Communities: Planning for Resiliency. Futures. DOI: 10.1016/j.futures.2018.06.008
Lochner, M., McKenzie, F., Deacon, L. Nel, E., van Rooyen, D., Cloete, J. 2018. The changing nature of mining towns: reflections from Australia, Canada, and South Africa. Land Use Policy 76: 779-788. DOI: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2018.03.006
Van Assche, K., Gruezmacher, M., and Deacon, L. 2018. Local strategy for local autonomy: Mapping forms of institutional work. Journal of Environmental Management and Planning. DOI: 10.1080/09640568.2018.1443800
Van Assche, K., Deacon, L., and Gruezmacher, M., Summers, R. J., Lavoie, S., Jones, K. E., Granzow, M., Hallstrom, L., and Parkins, J. 2017. Boom & Bust Local Strategy for Big Events: a community survival guide to turbulent times. Porto, Portugal: Association of European Schools of Planning (ASEOP). DOI: 10.17418/B.2017.9789491937330. 256 pages.
Deacon, L., Papineau, J.W., and Lamanes, T. Forthcoming. Transciency, fly-in-fly-out (FIFO) workers and sustainability: perceptions from within a resource-based community. In Goman, D.A., Brebbia, C.A. (Eds.). Sustainable Development and Planning XI. London, UK: WIT Press.
Papineau, J.W. and Deacon, L. 2017. Fort McMurray and the Canadian Oil Sands: Local Coverage of National Importance, Environmental Communication. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1080/17524032.2017.1289107.
Van Assche, K., Deacon, L., Gruezmacher, M., Summers, R.J., Lavoie, S., Jones, K.E., Granzow, M., Hallstrom, L., and Parkins, J. 2016. Boom & Bust: managing ups and downs in communities. Edmonton, AB: University of Alberta. ISBN: 978-1-55091-601-0
Deacon, L. and Lamanes, T. 2015. Resiliency and Resource-Based Communities: a Canadian case study. In Ozcevik, O., Brebbia, C.A., and Sener, S.M. (Eds.). Sustainable Development and Planning VII. London, UK: WIT Press.
Non-peer reviewed
Deacon, L. Rebuilding Fort McMurray: a snapshot of the role of planners in rebuilding efforts, Institute of Catastrophic Loss Reduction.
Van Assche, K., Gruezmacher, M., and Deacon, L. 2017. Communities Managing Boom & Bust: Self-Reflection and Strategy. Public Sector Digest. February 2017.

Dr. Leith Deacon PhD