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19th November 2018

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12th November 2018

Updates from Urban Studies and the latest urban news


The December issue of Urban Studies is now available online

8th November 2018

Volume 55 Issue 16 (December 2018) is now available online


Urban Studies Foundation Symposium

7th November 2018

The Urban Studies Foundation will be hosting a morning symposium on 13 December 2018.

Urban News

Executive Director’s Statement on the occasion of World Children’s Day 20 November 2018

20 Nov 2018, 11:18 a.m.

Today, World Children’s Day, is an occasion to recognize the future. Children embody our potential to change the world. As ...


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20 Nov 2018, 8:23 a.m.

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20 Nov 2018, 7:44 a.m.


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20 Nov 2018, 7:44 a.m.

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Father Reentry and Child Outcomes

20 Nov 2018, midnight

More than 2.7 million children have an incarcerated parent, and many more have experienced a parent’s incarceration at some point. ...


In some New York City districts, nearly one in four students experience homelessness

19 Nov 2018, 6:30 p.m.

Student homelessness in New York City is at a record high.


New measures of student poverty solve some challenges—and create others

19 Nov 2018, 3:30 p.m.

Free and reduced-price lunch status is in decline as a measure of student need, and states are turning to alternatives.


UN-Habitat hands over the Japan funded Yoma Housing Project n Yangon

19 Nov 2018, 11:51 a.m.

November 19, 2018, Yangon – A Handover Ceremony for the Yoma Housing Project – Phase II for the poorest and ...

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