News from Urban Studies

New articles available on Urban Studies

18th May 2018

This week's articles published on OnlineFirst

The May special issue of Urban Studies is now available online

16th May 2018

Special Issue: People and plans in urbanising China, Volume 55, Issue 7 (May 2018) now available online

Urban News

A low unemployment rate doesn’t mean all workers have access to good jobs. Employer engagement strategies can help

22 May 2018, 3:45 p.m.

Community-based organizations play a vital role in addressing barriers to employment and mobility.

The Bay Area’s housing crisis, in four charts

22 May 2018, 3 p.m.

The Bay Area's epic housing crisis will likely continue to squeeze homeowners across the income spectrum out of the market.

Evaluation of the Urban Risk Reduction and Resilience Building in Lusophone Africa Project – Deadline: 30 May 2018

22 May 2018, 6:58 a.m.


Employer Engagement by Community-Based Organizations

22 May 2018, 4 a.m.

Employers need skilled workers to fill open jobs. Yet some workers face barriers to employment, even as the national unemployment ...

Without addressing poverty, child labor laws aren’t enough to keep kids safe

21 May 2018, 6:45 p.m.

Dangerous jobs might seem like good choices to young people living in poverty.

Award Ceremony Concludes 11th Cycle of the Dubai International Award for Best Practices

21 May 2018, 1 p.m.

Dubai, May 2018 – The 11th cycle of the Dubai International Award for Best Practices in improving the living environment ...

Donor impressed with project, talks of lessons learnt

21 May 2018, 12:56 p.m.

Accra 16 March 2018—The Canadian government who was the main donor of WASH DPC Project has expressed its satisfaction for ...

UNICEF sees UN’s global reach and talent pool as crucial for project execution

21 May 2018, 12:55 p.m.

Accra, 16 May 2018— “The comparative advantage that the UN has in executing a project of this magnitude is that ...

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