Latest Urban Studies news 13/11/23

13 Nov 2023, 10:32 a.m.

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Greening informality through metabolic coordination: An urban political ecology of governing extralegal housing forms in Taiwan by Chihsin Chiu

Chiu uses Kaohsiung City in Taiwan as a case study to explore how the local government has collaborated with the private sector to govern the extralegal construction prevailing in community buildings


Negotiating the exclusive right to public schools in China’s education-featured gated communities under multiscalar and multidirectional urban entrepreneurialism by Shenjing He and Rong Cai

This article is part of the forthcoming special issue: The New Private Urban Governance: Vestiges, Ventures, and Visibility.

In their new special issue article, Shenjing He and Rong Cai ask: How is urban entrepreneurialism enacted at the neighbourhood level while connecting with broader urban processes?


New book review on Urban Studies Blog

Black in Place book cover

Book review: Black in Place: The Spatial Aesthetics of Race in a Post-Chocolate City

reviewed by Luisa G Melo

"Summers’ book draws on the history of the H Street corridor in Washington DC to understand how blackness has been aestheticised during the transformations of the neighbourhood throughout the 20th century until contemporary times."

Read more book reviews on the Urban Studies blog.


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