Latest Urban Studies news 01/06/21

1 Jun 2021, 12:16 p.m.

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Of political entrepreneurs: Assembling community and social capital in Hyderabad’s informal settlements by Indivar Jonnalagadda

This article is part of a forthcoming virtual special issue. 

Jonnalagadda theorises the political entrepreneurship of local political actors in Hyderabad, India. 


Does better job accessibility help people gain employment? The role of public transport in Great Britain by Jeroen Bastiaanssen, Daniel Johnson, Karen Lucas

Findings from Bastiaanssen et al's latest study suggest that job seekers who rely on public transport services may benefit from more targeted public policities to improve their accessibility to employment and thereby their social mobility.


Neighbourhood places, collective efficacy and crime: A longitudinal perspective by Renee Zahnow, Jonathan Corcoran, Anthony Kimpton, Rebecca Wickes

Zahnow et al argue that the addition of socially conducive places can leave neighbourhoods vulnerable to crime.

Read the accompanying blog post here.


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