Latest Urban Studies news 22/06/20

Latest Urban Studies news 22/06/20


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22 Jun 2020, 1:24 am

Latest Urban Studies news 22/06/20

Editors’ Featured Articles

Read this quarter’s Editors’ Featured Articles, which are now available free access on a temporary basis including:

The socialities of everyday urban walking and the ‘right to the city’ by Jennie Middleton

Does walking encourage social mixing and community cohesion?


Unequal urban rights: Critical reflections on property and urban citizenship

Ditte Brøgger

What can property, landownership and housing contribute to our understanding of urban citizenship? The urban as an arena for the negotiation of rights.


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Urban robotic experimentation: San Francisco, Tokyo and Dubai by Aidan H While, Simon Marvin, Mateja Kovacic

While, Marvin and Kovacic illuminate an under-researched area of urban policy: ‘urban robotics’.


New municipalism in action or urban neoliberalisation reloaded? An analysis of governance change, stability and path dependence in Madrid (2015–2019) by Michael Janoschka, Fabiola Mota 

An in-depth analysis of new municipalism governance transformations in Madrid by Janoschka and Mota.


The rise (and rise) of vertical studentification: Exploring the drivers of studentification in Australia by Mark Holton, Clare M. Mouat

Holton and Mouat ask how vertical studentification relates to wider Australian housing and urban development trends.


Real and fake data in Shanghai’s informal rental housing market: Groundtruthing data scraped from the internet by Julia Gabriele Harten, Annette M Kim, J Cressica Brazier

Study from Harten, Kim and Brazier highlights both the exciting possibilities and limitations of using online content to study informality.


Measuring risk of missing transfers in public transit systems using high-resolution schedule and real-time bus location data by Luyu Liu, Harvey J Miller

Results from the latest Special Issue paper demonstrate the effectiveness of using Big Data to generate new insights into public transit delays.


Residential mobility and the geography of low-income households by Andrew Schouten 

Schouten’s latest analysis seeks to better understand the growing economic distress of suburban areas.