Latest Urban Studies news 21/09/20

21 Sep 2020, 11:12 a.m.

New issue out now

The October (Volume 57, Issue 13) of Urban Studies Journal is now available online. Read the full issue here.

Articles include:

The kaleidoscope of gentrification in post-socialist cities Debates Paper by Jan Kubeš, Zoltán Kovács

Kubeš and Kovács scrutinise the essential features of urban change and gentrification in post-socialist cities.


The middle classes and the subjective representation of urban space in Santiago de Chile by Luis Fuentes, Oscar Mac-Clure

Fuentes and Mac-Clure examine how symbolic representations of social-spacial differences help to maintain social stratification within Santiago de Chile.


Read the full October issue here.


Latest articles on OnlineFirst

New directions in transnational gentrification: Tourism-led, state-led and lifestyle-led urban transformations by Thomas Sigler, David Wachsmuth

This commentary is part of the forthcoming Special issue: Transnational gentrification.

New Special Issue article summarises the discursive and socio-economic shifts enabled by ‘transnational gentrification’ as an outcome of new and intensified forms of migration in many cities around the world.


When local access matters: A detailed analysis of place, neighbourhood amenities and travel choice by Erik Elldér, Katarina Haugen, Bertil Vilhelmson Bertil Vilhelmson

How can cities become more conducive to sustainable travel patterns? 


Developing urban growth and urban quality: Entrepreneurial governance and urban redevelopment projects in Copenhagen and Hamburg by Jürgen Bruns-Berentelg, Luise Noring, Adam Grydehøj

Bruns-Berentelg, Noring and Grydehøj consider cases of urban redevelopment in Copenhagen and Hamburg to explore divergent forms of entrepeneurial governance.


Actually existing managerialism: Planning, politics and property development in post-1945 Britain by Alistair Kefford

Kefford considers the nature and aims of British governance from the 1940s to 1970s, and how we should best  conceptualise and explain processes of neoliberalisation.


The influence of land use regulation on the probability that low-income neighbourhoods will gentrify by Susane Leguizamon, David Christafore

Leguizamon and Christafore analyse the relationship between land use regulations and the probability an area will undergo gentrification in the years 2000 to 2010.


The (de)territorialised appeal of international schools in China: Forging brands, boundaries and inter-belonging in segregated urban space by Lily Kong, Orlando Woods, Hong Zhu

Woods et al explore the ways in which international schools in China foster a (de)territorialised sense of inter-belonging amongst their students.


Human capital divergence and the size distribution of cities: Is Gibrat’s law obsolete? by Daniel Broxterman, Anthony Yezer

Can stochastic growth models survive the challenge posed by divergence in the distribution of human capital? 




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