Latest Urban Studies news 25/07/22

25 Jul 2022, 9:40 a.m.

New issue out now

The August 2022 issue (Volume 59, Issue 10) of Urban Studies Journal is now available online. Read the full issue here.

Articles include:

On the conditions of ‘late urbanisation’ Debates Paper by Sean Fox and Tom Goodfellow

New Debates Paper by Fox and Goodfellow reasserts the importance of the urban transition – not to perpetuate the ‘urban age’ discourse but to foreground the varied timing of urbanisation in different parts of the world.


‘Timepass’ and ‘setting’: The meanings, relationships and politics of urban informal work in Delhi by Sanjeev Routray

Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork in Delhi, Routray's latest paper examines how work regimes are marked by a commission economy.


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Do financial models reshape un-cooperative cities? On urban founder’s profit and collaborative-communicative planning in times of austerity Debates paper by Jeroen Klink

Latest Debates paper from Klink develops a conceptual approach to articulate the polical economy inspired literature on the financialisation of cities with a critical reading of planning theory.

Read the accompanying blog post here.


Rescaling of the land regime in the making of city-regions: A case study of China’s Pearl River Delta by Xianchun Zhang, Yi Li, Changchang Zhou, Xiaofan Luan and Feng Yuan

Xianchun Zhang et al's latest article furthers understanding of land regime rescaling in the making of city regions, using China's Pearl River Delta as a case study.


Prefigurative legality: Transforming municipal jurisdiction by Amelia Thorpe and Bronwen Morgan

This article is part of the forthcoming special issue: Municipalist strategy in crisis?

Latest special issue article from Thorpe and Morgan argues that prefigurative legality plays an important role in crafting municipalist strategy.


Books available for review

If you are interested in reviewing a book for Urban Studies, please check the list of books currently available for review here before getting in touch with our Reviews Editor, Prof Michele Acuto. We are happy to receive requests for other titles but please note that some publishers now only offer e-copies for review although we always request a hard copy where possible. 


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