News from Urban Studies

Roadmaps to utopia

13th February 2018

Roadmaps to utopia: Tales of the smart city


The value of Twitter data for determining the emotional responses of people to urban green spaces

11th February 2018

The value of Twitter data for determining the emotional responses of people to urban green spaces: A case study and critical evaluation


The built environment and trip chaining behaviour revisited

10th February 2018

The built environment and trip chaining behaviour revisited: The joint effects of the modifiable areal unit problem and tour purpose


The rise of ‘Gangnam style’

9th February 2018

The rise of ‘Gangnam style’: Manufacturing the urban middle class in Seoul, 1976–1996


‘Rigid demand’: Economic imagination and practice in China’s urban housing market

7th February 2018

‘Rigid demand’: Economic imagination and practice in China’s urban housing market - Special Issue article from forthcoming issue: People and plans in urbanising China.

Urban News

Who Could be Affected by Kentucky’s Medicaid Work Requirements, and What Do We know about Them?

17 Feb 2018, midnight

In January 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services approved Kentucky’s Section 1115 demonstration waiver, which allows the state ...


State Regulation of the Charitable Sector

17 Feb 2018, midnight

State charity offices play an important role in regulating the nonprofit sector, working both independently and with state and federal ...


Immigrant parents shouldn’t have to choose between their dream of permanent residency and meeting their children’s basic needs

16 Feb 2018, 4:15 p.m.

Draft regulations would penalize immigrant parents who enroll children in social programs.


Executive Director Message Celebrates Chinese New Year

16 Feb 2018, 10:57 a.m.

  The Executive Director of UN-Habitat conveys to you her wishes of a Happy Chinese New Year, the Year of ...


Who Benefits from the Child Tax Credit Now?

16 Feb 2018, midnight

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2018 doubled the maximum child tax credit from $1,000 to $2,000. But the ...


The Antipoverty Effects of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

16 Feb 2018, midnight

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which helps millions of poor and low-income Americans purchase food, is the nation’s largest ...


After Graduate and Professional School

16 Feb 2018, midnight

Many people enroll in graduate and professional degree programs to advance their careers and increase their earnings. On average, advanced ...


The Long-Term Benefits of Preventing Childhood Lead Exposure

16 Feb 2018, midnight

Although the US has made progress preventing and reducing children’s exposure to lead, many children are still at risk. Using ...

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15th February 2018

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14th February 2018

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12th February 2018

Cities, Volume 74, April 2018 is now available online


9th East Asian Regional Conference in Alternative Geography (EARCAG) Call for Papers

10th February 2018

Call for Papers for the 9th East Asian Regional Conference in Alternative Geography (EARCAG): For Spatial Justice: Rethinking Socio-spatial Issues from East Asian Perspectives


APNHR and AHRC Call for Papers

8th February 2018

Call for Papers - 2018 Joint APNHR and AHRC Conference

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Roadmaps to utopia: tales of the smart city

Blog by Alan-Miguel Valdez, Matthew Cook and Stephen Potter

13th February 2018

A blog building on previous work looking at various sustainable innovation experiments deployed in an ... Read More

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The Built Environment and Trip Chaining Behavior Revisited: The Joint Effects of the Modifiable Areal Unit Problem and Tour Purpose

Blog by Liya Yang, Lingqian Hu and Zhenbo Wang

9th February 2018

A blog revisiting the built environment and trip chaining behaviour: the joint effects of the ... Read More

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Addressing the determinants of built-up expansion and densification processes at the regional scale

Blog by Ahmed Mustafa, Anton Van Rompaey, Mario Cools, Ismaïl Saadi and Jacques Teller

7th February 2018

A blog addressing the determinants of built-up expansion and densification processes at the regional scale Read More

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Shrinking metropolitan area: Costly homeownership and slow spatial shrinkage

Blog by Masatomo Suzuki and Yasushi Asami

31st January 2018

A blog on costly homeownership and slow spatial shrinkage Read More

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Embodied geographies of liveability and urban parks

Blog by Gordon Waitt

1st December 2017

A blog on embodied geographies of liveability and urban parks Read More

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Urban Shrinkage Is Not Just a Phase… And That’s OK

Blog by Maxwell D. Hartt

20th November 2017

A blog exploring urban shrinkage Read More