Latest Urban Studies news 12/05/20

Latest Urban Studies news 12/05/20


First Published:

11 May 2020, 9:47 am

Latest Urban Studies news 12/05/20

Best Article 2019 – Professor Rachel Pain

The editors are pleased to announce that Professor Rachel Pain, Newcastle University, is the winner of the Urban Studies Best Article 2019 for her article, Chronic urban trauma: The slow violence of housing dispossession.  All articles shortlisted for the award are available open access for a limited period here.


Call for Papers: Special Issue of Urban Studies


Urban Studies Journal is calling for paper submissions for a special issue that theoretically and/or empirically examine COVID-19 and other pandemics as urban public health emergencies. The special issue will compile a series of contributions which will improve our understanding of the new and emerging relationships between urbanization and infectious disease. Five broad themes have been identified as framing topics of interest although other substantive urban issues will be considered.

Details available here.


Latest articles on OnlineFirst

Workplace location and the quality of work: The case of urban-based workers in the UK by Daniel Wheatley

This article is part of the forthcoming Special issue: New spatialities of work in the city

New Special Issue article compares job quality indicators between urban-based workers in standard and non-standard workplace locations.