Book Reviews

We are currently changing and developing our reviews section. Reviews will now also be published on the blog section of our website together with being published through SAGE OnlineFirst and in print as part of a journal issue.


Books available for review

If you are interested in reviewing a book for Urban Studies, please check the list of books available for review below before getting in touch with our Reviews Editor, Prof Michele Acuto. We are happy to receive requests for other titles but please note that some publishers now only offer e-copies for review although we always request a hard copy where possible. The books listed below are all hard copies available for review.



Activist New York: A History of People, Protest, and Politics

Steven H. Jaffe

Africans in Harlem: An Untold New York Story

Boukary Sawadogo

Back to the Postindustrial Future: An Ethnography of Germany's Fastest-Shrinking City

Felix Ringel

Carving Out the Commons: Tenant Organizing and Housing Cooperatives in Washington, D.C.

Amanda Huron

Constructing Imperial Berlin: Photography and the Metropolis

Miriam Paeslack

Detain and Deport: The Chaotic U.S. Immigration Enforcement Regime

Nancy Hiemstra

Divercities: Understanding super-diversity in deprived and mixed neighbourhoods

Stjin Oosterlynck, Gert Verschraegen and Ronald van Kempen

Latinos and the Liberal City: Politics and Protest in San Francisco

Eduardo Contreras

Pop City: Korean Popular Culture and the Selling of Place

Youjeong Oh

Queering Urban Justice: Queer of Colour Formations in Toronto

Jin Haritaworn, Ghaida Moussa and Syrus Marcus Ware, with Río Rodríguez (Eds)

Religious Pluralism and the City: Inquiries into Postsecular Urbanism

Helmuth Berking, Silke Steets and Jochen Schwenk

Renew Orleans? Globalized Development and Worker Resistance after Katrina

Aaron Schneider


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