Latest Urban Studies news 09/02/21

9 Feb 2021, 1:23 p.m.

Latest articles on OnlineFirst

The place of transversal LGBTQ+ urban activisms by Emma Spruce

This article is part of the forthcoming special issue: Placing LGBTQ+ urban activisms

Spruce argues for the particular analytical lens that emerges when 'place' is brought into critical tension with 'transversal politics'.


How smart cities are made: A priori, ad hoc and post hoc drivers of smart city implementation in Sydney, Australia by Robyn Dowling, Pauline McGuirk, Sophia Maalsen and Jathan Sadowski

Dowling et al identifies the evolving interplay of a priori drivers, ad hoc initiatives and post hoc strategies evident in the crafting of smart cities.


Between walls and fences: How different types of gated communities shape the streets around them by David Kostenwein

Kosteinwein shows how future gated community research and policy making would benefit from disaggregation.


New reviews on Urban Blog

Urban Asias book cover

Book review: Urban Asias: Essays on Futurity Past and Present

edited by Tim Bunnell & Daniel PS Goh and reviewed by Keng-Khoon Ng

“Overall, Urban Asias invites wider reflections on the politically, socially and historically specific relationships between people, aspiration and urban future.”

Read more book reviews on the Urban Studies blog.



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