Latest Urban Studies news 04/11/19

4 Nov 2019, 11:27 a.m.

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Negotiating polyvocal strategies: Re-reading de Certeau through the lens of urban planning in South Africa by Lauren Andres, Phil Jones, Stuart Paul Denoon-Stevens and Melgaço Lorena

An examination of the planning profession in South Africa as a strategic territory with considerable power to shape urban environments with a reading of De Certeau.

Read the blog here.


Private government, property rights and uncertain neighbourhood externalities: Evidence from gated communities by Geoffrey K Turnbull and Velma Zahirovic-Herbert

This article shows that greater exogenous amenity uncertainty yields stronger house price capitalisation in gated subdivisions than in open neighbourhoods.


Book reviews now available on Urban Blog

Athens and the War on Public Space book cover

Book review: Athens and the War on Public Space: Tracing a City in Crisis

by Klara Jaya Brekke, Christos Filippidis & Antonis Vradis and reviewed by Maria-Nerina Boursinou

"...A great read for anyone who wishes to examine the continuity and complexity of the politics of recession in Europe from
a top-down perspective that deconstructs the dominant narrative based on the case study of Greece."


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