Latest Urban Studies news 27/09/21

27 Sep 2021, 11:39 a.m.

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Industrial destabilisation: The case of Rajajinagar, Bangalore by Shriya Anand and Aditi Dey

This article is part of the forthcoming special issue: Urban Studies in India across the Millennial Turn: Histories and Futures

Using the industrial suburb of Rajajinagar, Bangalore, as a case study, Anand and Dey work to understand how industrial restructuring at the city and national scale has affected and reconfigured local economies in this special issue study.


Cities and infectious diseases: Assessing the exposure of pedestrians to virus transmission along city streets by Achilleas Psyllidis, Fábio Duarte, Roos Teeuwen, Arianna Salazar Miranda, Tom Benson and Alessandro Bozzon

This article is part of the forthcoming special issue: Urban public health emergencies and the COVID-19 pandemic

Using Amsterdam as a case study, Psyllidis et al illustrate how their newly-developed multi-component risk score could be used to assess the exposure of pedestrians to virus transmission along streets.


Resonance beyond regimes: Migrant’s alternative infrastructuring practices in Athens by Mirjam Wajsberg and Joris Schapendonk

This article is part of the forthcoming special issue: Making cities through migration industries

Wajsberg and Schapendonk relate migration studies' rising interest in understanding how migration processes are shaped by forms of brokerage and mediation to the everyday struggles of migrants in the city of Athens, Greece.


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Cities and Communities Beyond COVID-19 book cover

Book review: Cities and Communities Beyond COVID-19: How Local Leadership Can Change Our Future for the Better

reviewed by Robert K Whelan

"Overall, this book should be read by both scholars and practitioners… It will make students, professors and practitioners think about the COVID-19 pandemic, and what it means for local governance."

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