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Call for Papers – Journal of Race, Ethnicity and the City (Deadline: Jan. 15, 2020)

We are delighted to announce that the Journal of Race, Ethnicity and the City (JRE), a new journal sponsored by the Urban Affairs Association, is ready to accept manuscripts for review. The journal will: Serve as an outlet for ground-breaking theoretical and empirical approaches that explore race, ethnicity, identity and social justice; Examine the complex relations between race, ethnicity and other vectors of… Continue reading Call for Papers – Journal of Race, Ethnicity and the City (Deadline: Jan. 15, 2020)

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Take a Look at this Preview of an Upcoming Book Review: “Legacy Cities”, reviewed by Dennis E. Gale

Legacy Cities: Continuity and Change Amid Decline and Revival, by J. Rosie Tighe and Stephanie Ryberg-Webster (eds.), Pittsburgh, PA, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2019 Reviewed by: Dennis E. Gale, Stanford University Legacy (a.k.a. Rust Belt) cities are former centers of industry now suffering from physical and economic decline and social instability. Those in the U.S.… Continue reading Take a Look at this Preview of an Upcoming Book Review: “Legacy Cities”, reviewed by Dennis E. Gale

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Take a Look at this Preview of an Upcoming Book Review: “Shaping the Metropolis”, reviewed by Tony Filipovitch

Shaping the Metropolis: Institutions and Urbanization in the United States and Canada, by Zack Taylor, Montreal, Quebec, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2019 Reviewed by: Tony Filipovitch, Minnesota State University Mankato Zach Taylor addresses three audiences in this book: political scientists interested in comparative study of the policy process; urban practitioners interested in local cooperation and conflict;… Continue reading Take a Look at this Preview of an Upcoming Book Review: “Shaping the Metropolis”, reviewed by Tony Filipovitch

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REMINDER: The call for Papers deadline is coming up on November 15th for the Journal of Urban Affairs (JUA) Special Issue: The Arts and the City

Guest editors: – Eleonora Redaelli, Associate Professor, University of Oregon – Deborah Stevenson, Professor, Western Sydney University Aim and theme of the issue: What is the role of the arts in the city? The literature in urban cultural policy has engaged with this question from the perspectives of different disciplines, with debates often gravitating around concepts such… Continue reading REMINDER: The call for Papers deadline is coming up on November 15th for the Journal of Urban Affairs (JUA) Special Issue: The Arts and the City

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Would you like to learn more about labor market restructuring in post-industrial cities? Take a look at this case study of Pittsburgh and Detroit by Colby King & Laura Crommelin

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. A different perspective on post-industrial labor market restructuring in Detroit and Pittsburgh, by Colby King & Laura Crommelin Abstract: The Midwestern cities of Pittsburgh and Detroit are often held up as quintessential examples of post-industrial urban trajectories—one positive (Pittsburgh) and one negative (Detroit). In… Continue reading Would you like to learn more about labor market restructuring in post-industrial cities? Take a look at this case study of Pittsburgh and Detroit by Colby King & Laura Crommelin

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Have you even been curious about the link between sustainability policies and health? Take a look at this article by William L. Swann, Emily Brixey & Wayne Wohler

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Linking local sustainability policies to health outcomes: An analysis of the urban sustainability-health nexus, by William L. Swann, Emily Brixey & Wayne Wohler Abstract: Sustainable cities are assumed to be healthier, but the relationship between sustainability policies and health outcomes is conspicuously overlooked in the… Continue reading Have you even been curious about the link between sustainability policies and health? Take a look at this article by William L. Swann, Emily Brixey & Wayne Wohler

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Have you ever been curious about federal grand allocation and homeless programs? Take a look at this article by David Lee to learn more!

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Is need enough? The determinants of intergovernmental grants to local homeless programs, by David Lee Abstract: The Continuum of Care (CoC) is one of the largest homeless programs in the U.S. The main goal of the CoC is to ameliorate homelessness by… Continue reading Have you ever been curious about federal grand allocation and homeless programs? Take a look at this article by David Lee to learn more!

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Does opposition to new housing development stem from the dislike of developments, or developers? Take a look at this article by Paavo Monkkonen & Michael Manville to learn more

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Opposition to development or opposition to developers? Experimental evidence on attitudes toward new housing, by Paavo Monkkonen & Michael Manville Abstract: Opposition to new housing at higher densities is a pervasive and understudied problem, and an obstacle to both urban sustainability and housing affordability.… Continue reading Does opposition to new housing development stem from the dislike of developments, or developers? Take a look at this article by Paavo Monkkonen & Michael Manville to learn more

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Would you like to learn more about the use of foreign infrastructure finance for urban regeneration? Take a look at this case study on the Kotokuraba Market Project in Ghana by Lewis Abedi Asante & Ilse Helbrecht

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. The urban dimension of Chinese infrastructure finance in Africa: A case of the Kotokuraba Market Project, Cape Coast, Ghana, by Lewis Abedi Asante & Ilse Helbrecht Abstract: For many years, Chinese infrastructure finance has been secured by African governments to provide infrastructure of national… Continue reading Would you like to learn more about the use of foreign infrastructure finance for urban regeneration? Take a look at this case study on the Kotokuraba Market Project in Ghana by Lewis Abedi Asante & Ilse Helbrecht

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Are you interested in learning more about the economic role of exports within smaller metropolitan areas? Take a look at this article by Ronald V. Kalafsky & William W. Graves

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Global reach and second-tier cities: An initial exploration of export activity from the bottom of the U.S. metropolitan hierarchy, by Ronald V. Kalafsky & William W. Graves Abstract: Urban-economic research has long been dominated by a focus on the largest cities. Nonetheless,… Continue reading Are you interested in learning more about the economic role of exports within smaller metropolitan areas? Take a look at this article by Ronald V. Kalafsky & William W. Graves