Urban Studies Blog

Follow Urban Studies Blog for additional content only available on Urban Studies Online.

Urban Studies Blog

Contents

  1. Latest Blog Posts
  2. Blog Archive

Latest Blog Posts

pdf

Understanding the role of life events on residential mobility for low-income, subsidised households

Blog by Ruoniu Wang, Rebecca Walter, Abdulnaser Arafat and Jie Song

22nd June 2018

Blog post examining the relationship between life events and residential mobility for low-income families in ... Read More

pdf

Spatial structure and labor productivity: Evidence from prefectures in China

Blog by Wan Li, Bindong Sun and Tinglin Zhang

6th June 2018

A blog examining evidence for the role morphological monocentricity plays in enhancing productivity in China Read More

pdf

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

Blog by Francesco Chiodelli

16th May 2018

A blog on corruption in the planning domain and the illicit side of urban development Read More

pdf

Mixed neighbourhoods and native out-mobility in the Oslo region: the importance of parenthood

Blog by Terje Wessel and Viggo Nordvik

9th May 2018

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

pdf
pdf

Diversity and migrant enterprise: beyond the economic dividend

Blog by Trevor Jones, Monder Ram, María Villares-Varela

30th April 2018

A blog exploring how migrant entrepreneurs contribute to economic development. Read More

pdf

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

Blog by Dr. Ana Moragues-Faus

25th April 2018

A blog exploring the transformative potential of translocalism in the food system: the UK Sustainable ... Read More

pdf

A conversation about land rent, financialisation and housing

Book reviews with Manuel B Aalbers and Anne Haila

23rd March 2018

Manuel B Aalbers and Anne Haila discuss their respective recent books, 'The Financialization of Housing: ... Read More

pdf

‘Nice apartments, no jobs’: how former villagers experienced displacement and resettlement in the western suburbs of Shanghai

Blog by Yanpeng Jiang, Paul Waley and Sara González

2nd March 2018

A blog exploring how former villagers experienced displacement and resettlement in the western suburbs of ... Read More

pdf

Roadmaps to utopia: tales of the smart city

Blog by Alan-Miguel Valdez, Matthew Cook and Stephen Potter

13th February 2018

A blog building on previous work looking at various sustainable innovation experiments deployed in an ... Read More

pdf

The Built Environment and Trip Chaining Behavior Revisited: The Joint Effects of the Modifiable Areal Unit Problem and Tour Purpose

Blog by Liya Yang, Lingqian Hu and Zhenbo Wang

9th February 2018

A blog revisiting the built environment and trip chaining behaviour: the joint effects of the ... Read More

pdf

Addressing the determinants of built-up expansion and densification processes at the regional scale

Blog by Ahmed Mustafa, Anton Van Rompaey, Mario Cools, Ismaïl Saadi and Jacques Teller

7th February 2018

A blog addressing the determinants of built-up expansion and densification processes at the regional scale. Read More

pdf

Shrinking metropolitan area: Costly homeownership and slow spatial shrinkage

Blog by Masatomo Suzuki and Yasushi Asami

31st January 2018

A blog on costly homeownership and slow spatial shrinkage. Read More

pdf

Embodied geographies of liveability and urban parks

Blog by Gordon Waitt

1st December 2017

A blog on embodied geographies of liveability and urban parks. Read More

pdf

Urban Shrinkage Is Not Just a Phase… And That’s OK

Blog by Maxwell D. Hartt

20th November 2017

A blog exploring urban shrinkage Read More

pdf

Neighborhoods, local networks, and the non-linear path of the expiration and preservation of federal rental subsidies

Blog by Kathryn Howell

10th November 2017

A blog exploring neighborhoods, local networks, and the non-linear path of the expiration and preservation ... Read More

pdf

Capital gains as a driver of housing wealth inequality

Blog by Barend Wind & Lina Hedman

26th October 2017

A blog exploring capital gains as a driver of housing wealth inequality. Read More

pdf

The Monument Debate: A Good Use for Disorder

Blog by John Crossan

29th September 2017

A blog on the far right and the city. Read More

pdf

Beyond Unemployment: Informal Employment and Heterogeneous Motivations for Participating in Street Vending in Present-day China

Blog by Gengzhi Huang, Hong-ou Zhang, Desheng Xue

20th September 2017

A blog on informal employment and heterogeneous motivations for participating in street vending in present-day ... Read More

pdf

Gentrification 1.0: Urban Transformations in Late-Nineteenth-Century Berlin

Blog by Philipp Reick

20th September 2017

A blog on how contemporary theories of gentrification improve our understanding of past urban change. Read More

pdf

Thinking through heterogeneous infrastructure configurations

Blog by Mary Lawhon

1st September 2017

A blog on heterogeneous infrastructure configurations Read More

pdf

Exclusion as Urban Policy: The Dutch ‘Act on Extraordinary Measures for Urban Problems’

Blog by Wouter van Gent et al.

29th August 2017

The Rotterdam Act forbids certain groups of poor residents from moving into particular neighborhoods. This ... Read More

pdf

Two hearts and a loan? Mortgages, employment insecurity and earnings among young couples in six European countries

Blog by Giulia M. Dotti Sani, Claudia Acciai

18th August 2017

A blog on home ownership in Europe Read More

pdf

Car Dependence and Housing Affordability: An Emerging Social Deprivation Issue in London?

Blog by Mengqiu Cao and Robin Hickman

15th August 2017

This paper investigates the combined problem of high car dependence and housing affordability – as ... Read More

pdf

Tenure change in London’s suburbs: Spreading gentrification or suburban upscaling?

Blog by Alan Mace, Antoine Paccoud

11th August 2017

This article looks at the distribution of social upscaling across London linked to changes in ... Read More

pdf

Work, Technology, The City, Violence

Blog - John Crossan

10th August 2017

A blog on the emerging 4th Industrial Revolution, including robotics, artificial intelligence and autonomous vehicles. Read More

pdf

Local Regeneration, Work-Based Learning and the Green Global Golden Age

Blog by John Crossan

7th August 2017

Blog post on local Regeneration, Work-Based Learning and the Green Global Golden Age Read More

Back to top

Blog Archive

Back to top