Latest Urban Studies news 11/07/22

11 Jul 2022, 11:09 a.m.

New issue out now

The July 2022 issue (Volume 59, Issue 9) of Urban Studies Journal is now available online. Read the full issue here.

Articles include:

Urban paradox and the rise of the neoliberal city: Case study of Lagos, Nigeria by Oluwafemi Olajide and Taibat Lawanson

Oluwafemi Olajide and Taibat Lawanson explore how government practices have shaped the city of Lagos, Nigeria.


Not diverse enough? Displacement, diversity discourse, and commercial gentrification in Santa Ana, California, a majority-Mexican city by Carolina Sarmiento

Carolina Sarmiento uses Santa Ana, California, as a case study to understand the relationship between diversity and commercial gentrification.


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Interrupting the neoliberal masculine state machinery? Strategic selectivities and municipalist practice in Barcelona and Zagreb by Martin Sarnow and Norma Tiedemann

This article is part of the forthcoming special issue: Municipalist strategy in crisis?

This special issue article from Martin Sarnow and Norma Tiedemann discusses what experiences municipalist actors gain when inspecting state machinery close-up, using Barcelona and Zagreb as case studies.

Read the accompanying blog post here.


The commonification of the public under new municipalism: Commons–state institutions in Naples and Barcelona by Iolanda Bianchi

This article is part of the forthcoming special issue: Municipalist strategy in crisis?

New special issue paper from Iolanda Bianchi analyses the new municipalist contexts of Naples and Barcelona, examining the common-inspired transformation of their local public services.


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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