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Neoliberalising Education: New Geographies of Private Tuition, Class Privilege, and Minority Ethnic Advancement

12 Nov 2019, 4:47 p.m.

Abstract Geographic research on neoliberalism has explored the restructuring of educational landscapes wrought through marketisation of preschool, school and higher‐education ...


3rd edition of Mentor&Student Research Lab – the Public Spaces of Tomorrow

8 Nov 2019, 1:17 p.m.

Call for mentors, PhD candidates and students! Join the 3rd edition of Mentor&Student Research Lab – the Public Spaces of ...


The Politics of Crisis: Deconstructing the Dominant Narratives of the Housing Crisis

3 Nov 2019, 7 p.m.

Abstract This paper considers how dominant narratives of the housing crisis, since the 2008 banking crisis in England, have been ...


On “the Concrete”: Labour, Difference and Method

1 Nov 2019, 11:17 a.m.

Abstract This paper develops a genealogy of concrete labour, paying particular attention to debates within marxist, feminist‐marxist and Black feminist ...


From the Right to Mobility to the Right to the Mobile City: Playfulness and Mobilities in Bogotá’s Cycling Activism

31 Oct 2019, 6:03 p.m.

Abstract This paper takes cycling activism in Bogotá (Colombia) as a point of departure to conceptualise the right to the ...


On the Coloniality of “New” Mega‐Infrastructure Projects in East Africa

31 Oct 2019, 10:24 a.m.

Abstract This article responds to a preference for short‐term history in research on the infrastructure turn by engaging with the ...


Hygienisation, Gentrification, and Urban Displacement in Brazil

24 Oct 2019, 7 p.m.

Abstract This article engages recent debates over gentrification and urban displacement in the global South. While researchers increasingly suggest that ...


A Crisis of Opportunity: Market‐Making, Big Data, and the Consolidation of Migration as Risk

22 Oct 2019, 3:47 p.m.

Abstract Crisis narratives surrounding Europe’s 2015 migration influx fuelled demands for new ways of tracking, mapping and predicting human mobility. ...

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Latest Urban Studies news 18/11/19

18th November 2019

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Book review: Entrepreneurial Seoulite: Culture and Subjectivity in Hongdae, Seoul

by Cho Mihye and reviewed by Harvey Chan

14th November 2019

Book review of Entrepreneurial Seoulite: Culture and Subjectivity in Hongdae, Seoul by Cho Mihye and ... Read More

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Latest Urban Studies news 11/11/19

11th November 2019

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Submission Deadline Extended: The Sixth Annual PhD Workshop at IIHS and Urban ARC 2020

7th November 2019

The deadline to submit applications for the sixth annual workshop at IIHS and the annual ... Read More

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Book review: Safe as Houses: Private Greed, Political Negligence and Housing Policy After Grenfell

by Stuart Hodkinson and reviewed by Neil Gray

7th November 2019

Book review of Safe as Houses: Private Greed, Political Negligence and Housing Policy After Grenfell ... Read More

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Informal politics and informal settlements – measuring the relationship across 200 cities

Blog by Chandan Deuskar

6th November 2019

New blog uses data from NYU and The V-Dem Institute to demonstrate a global correlation ... Read More