News from Urban Studies

The May Special Issue of Urban Studies is now available online

23rd April 2019

Special issue: Funding, financing and governing urban infrastructures Volume 56 Issue 7 (May 2019) is now available online

Urban News

The rhetoric–reality gap of cities’ success: learning from the practice of Scottish cities

23 Apr 2019, 9:56 a.m.


Happiness in Italian cities

23 Apr 2019, 9:51 a.m.


Building consensus: shifting strategies in the territorial targeting of Turkey's public transport investment

23 Apr 2019, 9:51 a.m.


Does religion matter to informal finance? Evidence from trade credit in China

23 Apr 2019, 9:39 a.m.


Global Sanitation Fund ProGramme Annual Report 2018

23 Apr 2019, 6:13 a.m.

It is my great pleasure to present you this annual report of 2018 on the Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) Programme ...

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.

Latest Updates


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

Blog develops an analytical model that tackles this question using the intergovernmental system and local ... Read More


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