Latest Urban Studies news 09/03/20

9 Mar 2020, 9:51 a.m.

Editors’ Featured Articles

Read this quarter's Editors’ Featured Articles, which are available free access on a temporary basis including:

Migrant place-making in super-diverse neighbourhoods: Moving beyond ethno-national approaches

by Simon Pemberton, Jenny Phillimore

Experiences of place-making in super-diverse areas of Birmingham and Liverpool.


Estimating the local employment impacts of immigration: A dynamic spatial panel model

by Bernard Fingleton, Daniel Olner, Gwilym Pryce

Fingleton et al find that no migrant group has a statistically significant long-term negative effect on employment in London.


Latest articles on OnlineFirst

The smart city and the containment of informality: The case of Dubai by Harris Breslow

This article is part of the forthcoming Special issue: Worlding smart cities: Towards global comparative research

What are the underlying reasons for the deployment of Smart Dubai?


Play, protest and pride: Un/happy queers of Proud to Play in Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand by Lynda Johnston, Gordon Waitt

This article is part of the forthcoming Special issue: Placing LGBTQ + urban activisms

New article extends the discussion of urban activism through paying attention to the emotional and embodied politics of the Proud to Play sports event held during Auckland Pride in 2016.


Public realm ethnography: (Non-)Participation, co-presence and the challenge of situated multiplicity Methodological Paper by Alasdair Jones

Jones reviews the practical fieldwork techniques used by ethnographers interested in studying the urban public realm.



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