Latest Urban Studies news 03/10/22

Latest Urban Studies news 03/10/22


First Published:

03 Oct 2022, 12:38 pm

Latest Urban Studies news 03/10/22

New issue out now

The October 2022 issue (Volume 59, Issue 13) of Urban Studies Journal is now available online. Read the full issue here.

Articles include:

Urban studies in India across the millennial turn: Histories and futures by Karen Coelho and Ashima Sood

This essay introduces a Virtual Special Issue on urban studies in India that showcases a selection of articles from the journal’s archives.


The cities we need: Towards an urbanism guided by human needs satisfaction debates paper by Rodrigo Cardoso, Ali Sobhani and Evert Meijers

In this Open Access Debates paper, Cardoso et al ask whether cities deliver satisfiers that make them better able to cater for the full range of human needs to the same degree that they cater for economic needs.


Latest articles on OnlineFirst

Age segregation and housing unaffordability: Generational divides in housing opportunities and spatial polarisation in England and Wales by Albert Sabater and Nissa Finney

Results from Sabater and Finney’s study implies that age-related lifecourse processes are integral to the trends observed more broadly of increasing socio-spatial polarisation.


Contextual poverty and obtained educational level and income in Sweden and the Netherlands: A multi-scale and longitudinal study by Eva Andersson, Heleen Janssen, Maarten van Ham and Bo Malmberg

Eva Andersson et al take a multi-scale approach to investigate the extent to which concentrated poverty in adolescence is related to obtained education level and income later in life.


The political economy of land expropriation in urban Bangladesh by Lipon Mondal

New study from Lipon Mondal explores various mechanisms and purposes of land expropriation, and the trend of capitalist transformation in urban Bangladesh.


Books available for review

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