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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

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 ...


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 ...


Are Youth Key Localizing the Youth, Peace and Security Agenda?

12 Oct 2018, 6:23 p.m.

NEW YORK, USA, October 2018 – Across the globe, one in four youths is affected by armed conflict or organized ...


Are youth the key to ending violence in Somalia?

12 Oct 2018, 6:23 p.m.

New York October 2018 – Youth, civil society and NGOs joined UN-Habitat and the Canadian Govenrment on the sidelines of ...


How small grants encouraged jail reform at the local level

12 Oct 2018, 4:30 p.m.

Local jails admit nearly 11 million people every year, a number that has almost doubled since 1978.


Discussion Paper – Sub-National Borrowing in Africa

12 Oct 2018, 10:28 a.m.

Cities in sub-Saharan Africa are growing at an unprecedented rate due to internal migration and general population growth. Urban population ...

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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