Latest Urban Studies news 14/09/21

14 Sep 2021, 10:28 a.m.

New issue out now

The October 2021 issue (Volume 58, Issue 13) of Urban Studies Journal is now available online. Read the full issue here.

Articles include:         

For the benefit of all? State-led gentrification in a contested city by Yael Shmaryahu-Yeshurun and Guy Ben-Porat

Ben-Porat and Shmaryahu-Yeshurun study a state-led ethno-gentrification in Acre, a contested city in the north of Israel.

Regulatory gentrification: Documents, displacement and the loss of low-income housing by Amelia Thorpe

This latest article from Thorpe examines law as a site of gentrification.


Read the full October issue here.


New on Urban Blog

Delivering higher density suburban development: The impact of building design and residents’ attitudes.  Blog post by Pablo Navarrete-Hernandez, Alan Mace, Jacob Karlsson, Nancy Holman and Davide Alberto Zorloni.

As the need for new housing in many cities causes them to grow denser, what role can design play in making new development more acceptable to its current residents?

Read the accompanying article on Urban Studies OnlineFirst here.


Locked down by inequality: Older people and the COVID-19 pandemic.  Blog post by Tine Buffel, Sophie Yarker, Chris Phillipson, Luciana Lang, Camilla Lewis, Patty Doran and Mhorag Goff

“COVID-19 must cause a re-think in the kind of Urban Infrastructure needed to support vulnerable populations in times of crisis.”

Read the accompanying article on Urban Studies OnlineFirst here.


Books available for review

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