Book Reviews

We are currently changing and developing our reviews section. Reviews will now also be published on the blog section of Urban Studies Online website together with being published as OnlineFirst and 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 Book Reviews Editor, Dr Lazaros Karaliotas. Please note that some publishers now only offer e-copies for review however we always request a hard copy where possible. The books listed below are all hard copies.

Title

Author

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

Steven H. Jaffe

Architectures of Revolt: The Cinematic City circa 1968

Mark Shiel (Ed)

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

Felix Ringel

Barrio America: How Latino Immigrants Saved the American City

A.K. Sandoval-Strausz

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

Amanda Huron

Constructing Imperial Berlin: Photography and the Metropolis

Miriam Paeslack

Constructing the Patriarchal City: Gender and the Built Environments of London, Dublin, Toronto, and Chicago, 1870s into the 1940s

Maureen A. Flanagan

Democracy in Ghana: Everyday Politics in Urban Africa

Jeffrey W. Paller

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

Housing for Degrowth: Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities

Anitra Nelson and François Schneider (Eds)

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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