Latest Urban Studies news 08/08/22

8 Aug 2022, 10:57 a.m.

New issue out now

The August 2022 Special Issue: Making Cities through Migration Industries (Volume 59, Issue 11) of Urban Studies Journal is now available online. Read the full issue here.

Read the introduction: Making cities through migration industries: Introduction to the special issue by guest editors Nir Cohen, Tatiana Fogelman and Henrik Lebuhn.


Latest articles on OnlineFirst

Metrolingual multitasking and differential inclusion: Singapore’s Chinese languages in shared spaces by Junjia Ye, Justin P. Kwan and Jean Michel Montsion

This article explores how the norms of metrolingual multitasking – of adaptation through language – structure differential inclusion in Singapore through banal and commonplace interactions in shared spaces.


New reviews on Urban Blog

Transnational Architecture and Urbanism book cover

Book review: Transnational Architecture and Urbanism: Rethinking How Contemporary Cities Plan

reviewed by Federico Camerin

"I strongly recommend Davide Ponzini’s Transnational Architecture and Urbanism for all architects, urban planners, designers and policy makers interested in the current evolution of the shape of the city."

Diverging Space for Deviants book cover

Book review: Diverging Space for Deviants: The Politics of Atlanta’s Public Housing

reviewed by Ted Rutland

"Like Williams’s (2004) book on Baltimore, Drake’s work enriches scholarship on public housing, certainly, but also provides a valuable political history of poor Black women."

Read more book reviews on the Urban Studies blog.


Books available for review

If you are interested in reviewing a book for Urban Studies, please check the list of books currently available for review here before getting in touch with our Reviews Editor, Prof Michele Acuto. We are happy to receive requests for other titles but please note that some publishers now only offer e-copies for review although we always request a hard copy where possible. 


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