Latest Urban Studies news 08/09/20

8 Sep 2020, 3:14 p.m.

2020 Annual lecture paper out now

Planetary Silicon Valley: Deconstructing New York’s innovation complex by Sharon Zukin

Read this year's Urban Studies annual lecture paper as Zukin takes a critical look at how the discursive, organisational and geographical spaces of a planetary Silicon Valley culture became embedded in New York between 2010 and 2020.


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Politicising the debate on urban sprawl: The case of the Lyon metropolitan region by Eric Charmes, Max Rousseau, Maryame Amarouche

Charmes, Rousseau and Amarouche analyse how national legislation on urban sprawl and the 'compact city' is implemented in the diverse territories within Lyon's metropolis.


New reviews on Urban Blog

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Book review: Making Urban Theory: Learning and Unlearning Through Southern Cities

by Mary Lawhon, Lené Le Roux, Anesu Makina & Yaffa Truelove and reviewed by Julie Ren

"In a concise outline of their article published in Urban Studies (Lawhon and Truelove, 2020), Lawhon and Truelove’s ‘disambiguation of the southern urban critique’ is analytically the most satisfying chapter, offering an account of some of the different lines of argument at the heart of this critique." 

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