Latest Urban Studies news 31/1/22

31 Jan 2022, 11:12 a.m.

New issue out now

The February issue (Volume 59, Issue 2) of Urban Studies Journal is now available online.

Articles include:

Doing comparative urbanism differently: Conjunctural cities and the stress-testing of urban theory Debates paper by Özgür Sayın, Michael Hoyler, John Harrison

In their latest Debates paper, Sayın et al identify conjuctural cities as a distinctive type of city and as a new approach to analysing cities.


Incubators, accelerators and urban economic development by Margarida Madaleno, Max Nathan, Henry Overman, Sevrin Waights

Laying out an agenda for future research, Madaleno et al provide evidence that accelerators and incubators raise participant employment, with accelerators also aiding access to finance.


Read the full issue here.


Latest articles on OnlineFirst

Making Mangaung Metro: The politics of metropolitan reform in a South African secondary city by Nidhi Subramanyam and Lochner Marais

Subramanyam and Marais suggest revising municipal structures and strengthening administrative capacities and economies as South African secondary cities consider metropolian reform.


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