Editors’ Featured Articles

Read this quarter's Editors’ Featured Articles, which are available free access on a temporary basis.

Each year, Urban Studies publishes around 180 articles advancing the field of urban knowledge. To further promote and facilitate the work of urban scholars we have now introduced Editors’ Featured Articles, which will be accessible via the Urban Studies Online website.

Editors’ Featured Articles makes popular and significant articles that have been recently published available to access for free on a temporary basis. In addition, selective papers that are not yet in print but connect with the subject matter of these articles in interesting ways will also be available on a temporary free access basis via the website. Featured articles will be updated every quarter.

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Preserving the (right kind of) city: The urban politics of the middle classes in Belo Horizonte, Brazil

by Mara Nogueira

The post-political trap? Reflections on politics, agency and the city

by Ross Beveridge, Philippe Koch

Urban conditions for the rise of the far right in the global city of Frankfurt: From austerity urbanism, post-democracy and gentrification to regressive collectivity

by Daniel Mullis

The spatiality of counter-austerity politics in Athens, Greece: Emergent ‘urban solidarity spaces’

by Athina Arampatzi

Negotiating polyvocal strategies: Re-reading de Certeau through the lens of urban planning in South Africa

by Lauren Andres, Phil Jones, Stuart Paul Denoon-Stevens, Melgaço Lorena

The social life of transport infrastructures: Masculinities and everyday mobilities in Kolkata

by Romit Chowdhury