Latest Urban Studies news 02/10/23

2 Oct 2023, 1:01 p.m.

New issue out now

The October 2023 issue (Volume 60 Issue 13) of Urban Studies Journal is now available online. Read the full issue here

Articles include:

Zoonotic urbanisation: multispecies urbanism and the rescaling of urban epidemiology debates paper by Matthew Gandy

Matthew Gandy's debates paper argues that the conceptual field of Zoonotic urbanisation provides an analytical entry point for understanding the emergent "triple crisis" of climate crisis, biodiversity loss, and global health threats.


Plug-in urbanism: City building and the parodic guise of new infrastructure in Africa critical commentary by Prince K Guma, Jethron Ayumbah Akallah and Jack Ong’iro Odeo

Using the Nairobi Expressway as a case study, Guma, Akallah and Odeo stir the conversation round the notion of 'plug-in urbanism'.


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How have digital mobility platforms responded to COVID-19 and why does this matter for ‘the urban’? by Mike Hodson, Andy Lockhart and Andrew McMeekin

Hodson et al. develop a stylised understanding of six digital platform responses to COVID-19 in their new Open Access study.


How digitalisation influences neighbourhood change by George C Galster

This article is part of the forthcoming Special Issue: Digitalisation, Neighbourhood Change and Urban Social Processes.

George Galster's new special issue paper investigates how the growing influence of social media and real estate platforms will likely shape the process of neighbourhood change.


Homeownership and subjective well-being: Are the links heterogeneous across location, age and income? by Rachel Ong ViforJ, Hiroaki Suenaga and Ryan Brierty

In their new Open Access study, Rachel Ong ViforJ et al. consider the heterogeneous links between homeownership and subjective well-being in Australia.


New book reviews on Urban Blog

The Urban Ecologies of Divided Cities book cover

Book review: The Urban Ecologies of Divided Cities

reviewed by Teresa García Alcaraz

"Overall, this book serves as an excellent resource for those seeking diverse perspectives on divisions within the urban sphere."

Read more book reviews on the Urban Studies blog.



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