Latest Urban Studies news 25/04/22

25 Apr 2022, 8:47 a.m.

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From global city makers to global city-shapers: Migration industries in the global city networks by Sakura Yamamura

This article is part of the forthcoming special issue: Making Cities through Migration Industries.

Yamamura's latest special issue study illustrates how socio-spacial diversification processes within global cities are embedded in the global economy.


Rail stations and residential sorting: The case of Sydney metropolitan area by Laurence Carleton, Roselyne Joyeux, George Milunovich

New study by Carleton, Joyeux and Milunovich provide useful information for policymakers and urban planners who rely on understanding rail-induced effects and residential sorting.


Tracing as comparative method by Astrid Wood

This article is part of the forthcoming special issue: Comparative Methods for Global Urban Studies

Wood argues for three methodological approaches to tracing - following the trace, the people doing the trace, and the pathways of tracing.


Art in transit: Mobility, aesthetics and urban development by Theresa Enright

Latest study from Enright considers how and why transit-based arts and cultural programmes are proliferating globally.


New book reviews on Urban Studies Blog

The Anti-Black City book cover

The Anti-Black City: Police Terror and Black Urban Life in Brazil

reviewed by Luisa G Melo

"The Anti-Black City: Police Terror and Black Urban Life in Brazil is a valuable resource to think critically about the struggle of marginalised people to subvert the Brazilian racial-colonial order."

Metropolitan Governance in Latin America book cover

Book review: Metropolitan Governance in Latin America

reviewed by Sören Scholvin

"Case studies of Bogotá, Buenos Aires, Lima, Mexico City and Santiago de Chile answer the following guiding questions: What governance structures exist in the city under investigation? How do they work in terms of horizontal cooperation between municipalities and vertical coordination across different scales of governance? How do the resulting multi-jurisdictional dynamics shape the delivery of public services?"

Read more book reviews on the Urban Studies blog.


Books available for review

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