Latest Urban Studies news 25/05/20

25 May 2020, 9:51 a.m.

New issue out now

The June issue (Volume 57, Issue 8) of Urban Studies Journal is now available on OnlineFirst.

Articles include:

Distributive politics in China: Regional favouritism and expansion of construction land by Shenghua Lu and Hui Wang

Using a provincial-level dataset and information on political cadres in the Ministry of Land and Resource in China, Lu and Wang estimate an econometric model that reflects the relationship between regional favouritism and construction land expansion.


A longitudinal analysis of the effect of public rail infrastructure on proximate residential property transactions by Edmund Zolnik

New study advances the state of knowledge on value capture documenting that the public rail infrastructure of the Metro in Washington, DC adds property value across the entire rail system, but that value is modest and the year-to-year changes are dramatic.


Read the full issue here.


Latest articles on OnlineFirst

Who owns the future city? Phases of technological urbanism and shifts in sovereignty by Jathan Sadowski

Sadowski's analysis of the phases of technological urbanism and shifts in sovereignty.


Call for Papers: Special Issue of Urban Studies


Urban Studies Journal is calling for paper submissions for a special issue that theoretically and/or empirically examine COVID-19 and other pandemics as urban public health emergencies. The special issue will compile a series of contributions which will improve our understanding of the new and emerging relationships between urbanization and infectious disease. Five broad themes have been identified as framing topics of interest although other substantive urban issues will be considered.

Details available here.



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