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21st January 2019

Updates from Urban Studies and the latest urban news


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14th January 2019

Updates from Urban Studies and the latest urban news


The February issue of Urban Studies is now available online

9th January 2019

Volume 56 Issue 2 (February 2019) is now available online

Urban News

UN-Habitat and the Municipality of Rio de Janeiro partner to ensure the poorest of the poor are not left behind

21 Jan 2019, 1:17 p.m.

Rio de Janeiro, January 18, 2019 – The City of Rio de Janeiro and UN-Habitat have joined hands to improve ...


Closing ceremony of the joint programme “Utilizing Digital Tools to Promote Human Rights and Create Inclusive Public Spaces in the Gaza Strip”

21 Jan 2019, 5:13 a.m.

Gaza, 17 January 2019 – UN-Habitat jointly with UN Women held a closing ceremony to celebrate with partners, beneficiaries and ...


Urban governance expert, (Brussels (office-based), Deadline: 31 December 2019

18 Jan 2019, 2:57 a.m.

Download PDF Version CONSULTANT VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Issued on 17.01.2019 ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: UN-HABITAT Office for Europe DUTY STATION: Brussels (office-based) FUNCTIONAL ...


REVIEW: Building a Capable State

17 Jan 2019, 1:34 p.m.

Written by long-standing research practitioners Ian Palmer and Nishendra Moodley, as well as one of South Africa’s leading academic urbanists, ...


UN-Habitat and Kenya’s Makeuni county sign pledge to empower youth and improve lives

16 Jan 2019, 11:37 a.m.

10 January 2019, Nairobi, Kenya – UN-Habitat and Kenya’s County Government of Makueni have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) ...


IN THE PRESS: Global moves in climate change fight leaves little room for tackling inequality

16 Jan 2019, 8:19 a.m.

If SA subscribes to internationals standards on carbon offsetting, the country will miss out on developmental opportunities spotted by local ...


An Intimate Inventory of Race and Waste

15 Jan 2019, 10:55 a.m.

Abstract This article focuses on Badin, North Carolina, a segregated aluminum company town established in the early 1900s and site ...


IN THE PRESS: ‘Highly processed food is a form of pollution’

14 Jan 2019, 8:14 a.m.

Science writer Leonie Joubert looks at food a little differently to most of us. In a number of publications over ...

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Book review - Building a Capable State: Service Delivery in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Authored by Ian Palmer, Susan Parnell & Nishendra Moodley and reviewed by Laurence Piper

16th January 2019

Book review of Building a Capable State: Service Delivery in Post-Apartheid South Africa (Ian Palmer, ... Read More

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Book review - Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest

Authored by Royce Hanson and reviewed by Nicholas A Phelps

9th January 2019

Book review of Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest (Royce Hanson) reviewed by Nicholas ... Read More

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Urban Mobility and Diversity: an interdisciplinary perspective on contrasting patterns of minority settlement in Jerusalem and Stockholm

Blog by Jonathan Rokem and Laura Vaughan

8th January 2019

Blog exploring Geographies of Ethnic Segregation in Stockholm: The Role of Mobility and Co-Presence in ... Read More

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Book review - Subaltern Urbanisation in India: An Introduction to the Dynamics of Ordinary Towns

Edited by Eric Denis & Marie-Hélène Zérah and reviewed by Gregory F Randolph

3rd January 2019

Book review of Subaltern Urbanisation in India: An Introduction to the Dynamics of Ordinary Towns ... Read More

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Linking Muslim youth in Madrid and Paris

Blog by Cecilia Eseverri Mayer

18th December 2018

Blog showing how the lack of clear, strict State integration directives in San Cristóbal (Madrid) ... Read More

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Spatial Patterns and Driving Forces of Uneven Dual-track Urbanisation in Fujian Province: An Approach Based on Employment Sectors

Blog by Lijie Lin and Jianfa Shen

7th December 2018

Blog exploring four area types based on employment structure (state-led urbanised areas, coastal developed areas, ... Read More