Latest Urban Studies news 04/05/21


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4 May 2021, 10:37 a.m.
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Accessing heat: Environmental stigma and ‘porous’ infrastructural configurations in Ulaanbaatar by Rebekah Plueckhahn

This article is part of the forthcoming special issue: Infrastructural stigma and urban vulnerability

Plueckhahn explores the experience of living among diverse infrastructural configurations in Ulaanbatar, Mongolia.

 

Coloniality and the political economy of gender: Edgework in Juárez City by Jennie Gamlin

This article is part of the forthcoming special issue: Infrastructural stigma and urban vulnerability

Gamlin examines ethnographic work in its global context to explore how shame has become attached to male identities in locations of urban marginality.

 

Imagining the smart city through smart grids? Urban energy futures between technological experimentation and the imagined low-carbon city by Leslie Quitzow, Friederike Rohde

Quitzow and Rohde's latest article analyses how urban smart grid futures are being imagined and co-produced in the city of Berlin, Germany.

 

Beyond ‘causes of causes’: Health, stigma and the settler colonial urban territory in the Negev/Naqab by Haim Yacobi, Elya Lucy Milner

This article is part of the forthcoming special issue: Infrastructural stigma and urban vulnerability

New study by Yacobi and Milner critically analyses and theoretically conceptualises the links between settler colonialism, planning and health for the forthcoming special issue.

 

Citizenship acquisition and spatial stratification: Analysing immigrant residential mobility in the Netherlands by Christophe Leclerc, Maarten Vink, Hans Schmeets

Leclerc et al argue that possesing Dutch citizenship reduces spatial stratification by diminishing the risk of housing market discrimination.

Read the accompanying blog post here.

 

New reviews on Urban Blog

Rethinking Urbanism book cover

Book review: Rethinking Urbanism: Lessons from Postcolonialism and the Global South

by Garth Myers and reviewed by Sylvia Croese

Important progress has been made over the past two decades in building Southern urban theory/ies that decentre(s) existing mainstream Northern urban studies. In this book, Garth Myers makes a thoughtful and important contribution to this body of work.

Read more book reviews on the Urban Studies blog.

 

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