Latest Urban Studies news 20/06/22

Latest Urban Studies news 20/06/22


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20 Jun 2022, 9:39 am

Latest Urban Studies news 20/06/22

Latest articles on OnlineFirst

Creative hubs in Hanoi, Vietnam: Transgressive spaces in a socialist state? by Danielle Labbe, Celia Zuberec and Sarah Turner

Drawing on the notion of ‘informal life politics’, Danielle Labbe et al argue that creative hubs seek to provide spaces of autonomy from governmentality in Hanoi.


New book reviews on Urban Studies Blog

Globalized Authoritarianism book cover

Book review: Globalized Authoritarianism: Megaprojects, Slums and Class Relations in Urban Morocco

reviewed by Federica Duca

“The author takes us beyond an understanding of the history of Morocco merely based on clientelism, the regime and religion, and pushes us to look at how globalisation not only imposes itself in a particular context, but also, importantly, at how it is made in such a context. In so doing, the book provides a method to study local political and social contexts as embedded in global dynamics.”

Read more book reviews on the Urban Studies blog.


Books available for review

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