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Latest updates on Urban Studies

15th October 2018

Updates from Urban Studies and the latest urban news


The November issue of Urban Studies is now available online

10th October 2018

Volume 55, Issue 14 (November 2018) is now available online


Latest updates on Urban Studies

8th October 2018

Updates from Urban Studies and the latest urban news

Urban News

Rapid re-housing can help end children’s homelessness

16 Oct 2018, 6:30 p.m.

Children younger than 4 who experience homelessness are at increased risk for adverse health outcomes.


One Hundred Youth Receive Training on Solar Street Lighting to Curb Urban Insecurity

16 Oct 2018, 12:42 p.m.

Conakry, Guinea, 8 October 2018 – The Ministry of City and Territorial Development in Guinea has partnered with UN-Habitat to ...


Workshop Promotes Sustainable Social Housing Projects in India

16 Oct 2018, 10:51 a.m.

Delhi, 9 October 2018 – Findings of research conducted since 2016 by UN-Habitat, Oxford Brookes University (OBU), The Energy and ...


Three ways states can boost the impact of new federal opioid legislation on Medicaid’s health homes program

15 Oct 2018, 4 p.m.

Federal opioid legislation was passed earlier this month and is awaiting the president’s signature.


Surabaya to Host Capacity Building Workshop on Implementing the New Urban Agenda

15 Oct 2018, 11:48 a.m.

Nairobi, 15 October 2018 – UN-Habitat and the Directorate General of Human Settlement, Ministry of Public Works and Housing will ...


The relevance of quantity and quality entrepreneurship for regional performance: the moderating role of the entrepreneurial ecosystem

15 Oct 2018, 9:56 a.m.

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CALL FOR PROPOSAL: “Improving Tenure Security of Smallholder Farmers in Select Areas in Uganda”

15 Oct 2018, 9:01 a.m.

Title: “Improving Tenure Security of Smallholder Farmers in Select Areas in Uganda” Purpose of CFP: To implement a project in ...


Stakeholders Endorse Proposed Integrated Waste Management Facility for Kajiado County

15 Oct 2018, 7:55 a.m.

Nairobi, 11 October 2018 – A stakeholder workshop convened jointly by UN-Habitat and the Government of Kenya has validated findings ...

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Neighbourhood Effects and Beyond: Explaining the Paradoxes of Inequality in the Changing American Metropolis

Blog by Robert J Sampson

8th October 2018

Blog challenging dominant policy perspectives on urban racial inequality through a unifying framework highlighting neighbourhood ... Read More

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Book review - Sustainable Smart Cities in India: Challenges and Future Perspectives

Edited by Poonam Sharma & Swati Rajput and reviewed by Federico Cugurullo

3rd October 2018

Book review of Sustainable Smart Cities in India: Challenges and Future Perspectives (Poonam Sharma & ... Read More

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Book Review - Narrating the Global Financial Crisis: Urban Imaginaries and the Politics of Myth

Authored by Miriam Meissner and reviewed by Simon Ferdinand

26th September 2018

Book review of Narrating the Global Financial Crisis: Urban Imaginaries and the Politics of Myth ... Read More

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Identification and Quantification of Urban Space in India: Defining Urban Macro-Structures

Blog by Joan Perez, Giovanni Fusco and François Moriconi-Ebrard

20th September 2018

Blog identifying and quantifying current levels of urbanisation in India: a new methodology maximising the ... Read More

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Book review - The Dead City: Urban Ruins and the Spectacle of Decay

Authored by Paul Dobraszczyk and reviewed by Pablo Arboleda

19th September 2018

Book review of The Dead City: Urban Ruins and the Spectacle of Decay (Paul Dobraszczyk) ... Read More

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An empirical approach to urban land monopoly: A case study of Barranquilla, Colombia

Blog by Nestor Garza and Colin Lizieri

18th September 2018

Blog that explores spatial and temporal land price changes to separate the “pure” effect of ... Read More