Latest Urban Studies news 14/09/20

14 Sep 2020, 10:04 a.m.

Editors’ Featured Articles

Read this quarter's Editors’ Featured Articles, which are now available free access on a temporary basis including:

Flows in formation: The global-urban networks of climate change adaptation by Kian Goh

‘Scholarship on urban adaptation has tended to approach the city as an analytically bounded territory’. Goh extends theories of relational geographies to explore the Global-Urban networks of climate change adaptation.


From sustainable urbanism to climate urbanism by Joshua Long, Jennifer L Rice

Long and Rice use a critical lens to evaluate the merits of climate urbanism and to interrogate its potential outcomes.

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Agonistic failures: Following policy conflicts in Berlin’s urban cultural politics by Friederike Landau

Landau suggests conflict, rather than consensus, is a productive resource to navigate collaborations between state and civic stakeholders.

Read the accompanying blog post here.


Mobilising the dispositive: Exploring the role of dockless public bike sharing in transforming urban governance in Shanghai by Wen-I Lin and Justin Spinney

Lin and Spinney argue it is no longer possible to separate physical and virtual mobility when trying to understand the internal dynamics and external manifestations of mobility governance.


Gentrification or …? Injustice in large-scale residential projects in Hanoi by Cuz Potter and Danielle Labbé

Potter and Labbé evaluate five types of displacement on Hanoi's outskirts between 2013 and 2017.


Beyond official heritage agendas: The third space of conservation practices in Phnom Penh, Cambodia by Gabriel Fauveaud, Adèle Esposito

Fauveaud and Esposito argue that multiple authorised discourses generate a pervasive global hierarchy of value relating to heritage.


Provincialising smart urbanism in Taipei: The smart city as a strategy for urban regime transition by I-Chun Catherine Chang, Sue-Ching Jou, Ming-Kuang Chung

This article is part of the forthcoming Special issue: Worlding smart cities: Towards global comparative research.

Latest article by Chang et al makes the case to provincialise smart urbanism by dislodging technology from the centre of analysis. 



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