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Class Monopoly Rent and the Redevelopment of Portland's Pearl District

19 Apr 2019, 2:39 p.m.

Abstract This study examines the role of class monopoly rent in shaping the spatial form and pattern of urban redevelopment ...

Bujumbura hosts sub committee meeting on housing, urban development and settlements

18 Apr 2019, 6:12 a.m.

Bujumbura, 15 April 2019 – Ahead of the inception meeting of International Urbanization Experts to discuss elaboration of Urban Model ...

Kenya should use UN-Habitat meet to reposition itself in region

16 Apr 2019, 5:27 a.m.

New Frontiers of Philanthro‐capitalism: Digital Technologies and Humanitarianism

15 Apr 2019, 7:56 p.m.

Abstract Digital technologies that allow large numbers of laypeople to contribute to humanitarian action facilitate the deepening adoption and adaptation ...

Unsettling Indian Water Settlements: The Little Colorado River, the San Juan River, and Colonial Enclosures

15 Apr 2019, 7:14 p.m.

Abstract In the United States, indigenous nations are settling water claims for access to the continent's surface waters. This legal‐political ...

State Discourses of Indigenous “Inclusion”: Identity and Representation in the Arctic

15 Apr 2019, 3 p.m.

Abstract Arctic decision‐making processes are often praised for including Indigenous peoples. Yet, state practices of “inclusion” may also inadvertently delimit ...

Agglomeration effects and spatial spillovers in efficiency analysis: a distribution-free methodology

15 Apr 2019, 9:26 a.m.


“Our Journey, Our Choice, Our Future”: Huu‐ay‐aht First Nations’ Self‐Government enacted through the Maa‐nulth Treaty with British Columbia and Canada

15 Apr 2019, 9:03 a.m.

Abstract In 2011, Huu‐ay‐aht First Nations became one of five Nuu‐chah‐nulth Nations on the west coast of Vancouver Island in ...

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Do Gentrifying Neighbourhoods Have Less Community? Evidence from Philadelphia

Blog by Joseph Gibbons, Michael S Barton and Timothy T Reling

20th March 2019

Blog argues for the need to advance research on the association of gentrification with local ... Read More


Four types of urban austerity: public land privatisations in French and Italian cities

Blog by Félix Adisson and Francesca Artioli

19th March 2019

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Megaprojects and the limits of ‘green resilience’ in the global South: Two cases from Malaysia and Qatar

Blog by Agatino Rizzo

12th March 2019

Blog argues that if we are to reboot the current planning policies in the South ... Read More


Institutional change and divergent economic resilience: Path development of two resource-depleted cities in China

Blog by Xiaohui Hu and Chun Yang

6th March 2019

Blog exploring different modes of institutional change are useful to explain regionally divergent industrial path ... Read More


Urban Innovation Hotspots: How innovative firms locate within cities

Blog by Christian Rammer, Jan Kinne and Knut Blind

5th March 2019

Blog investigates the microgeographic environment of innovative firms in Berlin. They find that such firms ... Read More


Book review: Bankers and Empire: How Wall Street Colonized the Caribbean

Authored by PJ Hudson and reviewed by William Conroy

22nd February 2019

Book review of Bankers and Empire: How Wall Street Colonized the Caribbean (PJ Hudson) reviewed ... Read More