News from Urban Studies

New articles available on Urban Studies

25th May 2018

This week's articles published on OnlineFirst

The June issue of Urban Studies is now available online

23rd May 2018

Volume 55, Issue 8 (June 2018) now available online

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

Wealth is not just for the wealthy

25 May 2018, 2:45 p.m.

We’re wealthier now than we’ve ever been — but it’s mainly people at the top who are benefiting.

Measuring the “Charitability” of Hospitals: Putting Meat on the Bones of the Grassley-Hatch Request

25 May 2018, 4 a.m.

On February 15, 2018, Senators Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) requested specific information from the Internal Revenue Service ...

Turning insights into action to increase upward mobility

24 May 2018, 6:30 p.m.

What would it take to dramatically increase mobility from poverty?

Should all colleges be eligible for federal student aid programs?

24 May 2018, 3:30 p.m.

The federal government provides loans to students to attend colleges from which most students fail to graduate or have low ...

Human Settlements Officer (HSO), (Nairobi) 30 May 2018

24 May 2018, 12:37 p.m.

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Issued on: 23 May 2018 ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION UN-Habitat, Somalia Programme DUTY STATION Nairobi/ Kenya FUNCTIONAL TITLE Human Settlements ...

In Oxford visit, UN Habitat chief emphasizes people-first approach and interdisciplinary collaboration

24 May 2018, 12:27 p.m.

Max Nathanson and Gus Greenstein Oxford, UK Ms. Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme ...

Kenya’s third largest City signs collaboration agreement with UN-Habitat.

24 May 2018, 12:16 p.m.

Nairobi, May 2018 – H. E. Prof Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o, Governor of Kisumu County on Friday, 18 May 2018 paid ...

Annual Progress Report 2017: Use of evaluations in decision making and performance improvement

24 May 2018, 8 a.m.

The Revised UN-Habitat Evaluation Framework (2016) has helped to increase evaluation focus, coverage and generated evidence performance. The evaluations conducted ...

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The illicit side of urban development: Corruption and organised crime in the field of urban planning

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16th May 2018

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Are native parents in the Oslo area prone to leave neighbourhoods with a high share ... Read More


Diversity and migrant enterprise: beyond the economic dividend

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Re-assembling sustainable food cities: An exploration of translocal governance and its multiple agencies

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