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Take a Look at this Preview of an Upcoming Book Review: “Adventure Capital: Migration and the Making of an African Hub in Paris”, reviewed by Sara Özogul

Adventure Capital: Migration and the Making of an African Hub in Paris, by Julie Kleinman, University of California Press, 2019. Reviewed by: Dr. Sara Özoğul, University of Amsterdam In Western Europe, young men flocking together at major railway stations and occupying space with seemingly no discernible purpose, tend to personify threats to public order and… Continue reading Take a Look at this Preview of an Upcoming Book Review: “Adventure Capital: Migration and the Making of an African Hub in Paris”, reviewed by Sara Özogul

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Are you interested in learning more about the socio-ecological transformation of cities? Take a look at this article by Richard Bärnthaler, Andreas Novy, & Basil Stadelmann

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. A Polanyi-inspired perspective on social-ecological transformations of cities; by Richard Bärnthaler, Andreas Novy, & Basil Stadelmann Abstract: Based on a Polanyi-inspired research program, we analyze urban transformations as interrelations between infrastructural configurations, i.e. context-dependent material infrastructures and their multi-scalar political-economic regulations, and… Continue reading Are you interested in learning more about the socio-ecological transformation of cities? Take a look at this article by Richard Bärnthaler, Andreas Novy, & Basil Stadelmann

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Would you like to learn more about how neighborhood councils impact policy decision-making? Take a look at this article by Brady Collins & Dana Kalei Del Rey

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Participatory urban governance under the microscope: A qualitative study of high-functioning neighborhood councils in Los Angeles, by Brady Collins & Dana Kalei Del Rey Abstract: With the neighborhood seen as the ideal unit for participatory modes of governance, many cities in the… Continue reading Would you like to learn more about how neighborhood councils impact policy decision-making? Take a look at this article by Brady Collins & Dana Kalei Del Rey

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Do you want to learn more about what factors may influence housing prices? Take a look at this article by Ramesh Ghimire & Jim Skinner!

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Perceived reasons for paying more for housing in metro Atlanta: Results from the 2018 Metro Atlanta Speaks survey, by Ramesh Ghimire & Jim Skinner Abstract: Various factors may influence housing prices paid by residents, and these factors can be grouped into the… Continue reading Do you want to learn more about what factors may influence housing prices? Take a look at this article by Ramesh Ghimire & Jim Skinner!

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Are you interested in exploring the relationship between neighborhood social control and levels of neighborhood crime? Take a look at this article by Erin R. Coleman

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Individual-level intervention: How perceptions of neighborhood matter for social organization; by Erin R. Coleman Abstract: One of the most robust areas of research in the communities and crime literature investigates the relationship between neighborhood social control and levels of neighborhood crime. While… Continue reading Are you interested in exploring the relationship between neighborhood social control and levels of neighborhood crime? Take a look at this article by Erin R. Coleman

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Are you curious about street arts festivals and disparities in access from different neighborhoods? Take a look at this article by Eun Jin Shin!

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Neighborhood disparities in access to street arts festivals: Evidence from Chicago, by Eun Jin Shin Abstract: This study explores the neighborhood disparities in access to street arts festivals (SAFs) based on a case study of Chicago. The city’s street closure permit database… Continue reading Are you curious about street arts festivals and disparities in access from different neighborhoods? Take a look at this article by Eun Jin Shin!

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Have you every wondered how inter-city rent is shaped by pollution and walkability? Take a look at this article by John Hans Gilderbloom & Wesley L. Meares

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. How inter-city rents are shaped by health considerations of pollution and walkability: A study of 146 mid-sized cities; by John Hans Gilderbloom & Wesley L. Meares Abstract: The purpose of this study is to better understand the factors that shape variations in… Continue reading Have you every wondered how inter-city rent is shaped by pollution and walkability? Take a look at this article by John Hans Gilderbloom & Wesley L. Meares

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Is the Chinese skyscraper boom excessive? Take a look at this article by Qiang Li & Linlin Wang!

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Is the Chinese skyscraper boom excessive? by Qiang Li & Linlin Wang Abstract: According to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, more than half of the skyscrapers completed in recent years, i.e., buildings taller than 200 meters, were in China. In… Continue reading Is the Chinese skyscraper boom excessive? Take a look at this article by Qiang Li & Linlin Wang!

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Would you like to learn more about micro-mobility and dockless vehicle violations? Check out this article by Shunhua Bai & Junfeng Jiao

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. From shared micro-mobility to shared responsibility: Using crowdsourcing to understand dockless vehicle violations in Austin, Texas; by Shunhua Bai & Junfeng Jiao Abstract: In recent years, many progressive U.S. cities have witnessed the rapid popularization of dockless small vehicles as a car-free… Continue reading Would you like to learn more about micro-mobility and dockless vehicle violations? Check out this article by Shunhua Bai & Junfeng Jiao

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Take a Look at this Preview of an Upcoming Book Review: “Last Subway”, reviewed by Jeffrey A. Kroessler

Last Subway: The Long Wait for the Next Train in New York City, by Philip Mark Plotch, Ithaca, Cornell University Press, 2020. Reviewed by: Jeffrey A. Kroessler, John Jay College of Criminal Justice In this highly recommended history of the Second Avenue subway, Philip Mark Plotch unravels the tortured route from promise to conception and… Continue reading Take a Look at this Preview of an Upcoming Book Review: “Last Subway”, reviewed by Jeffrey A. Kroessler