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Book Review Preview: Urban Policy in the Time of Obama

By Dennis Gale James DeFilippis, ed. Urban Policy in the Time of Obama. (Minneapolis and London: University of Minnesota Press, 2016) This volume does a commendable job of documenting the often-fragmented bits of legislation, executive orders and regulations targeting cities that were promulgated in Washington between 2009 and 2016. Its 22 contributors offer 19 articles… Continue reading Book Review Preview: Urban Policy in the Time of Obama

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Call for Papers: Special Issue on Human Dynamics in Smart and Connected Communities

An Open Call for Submissions: Special Issue of Journal of Urban Affairs on “Human Dynamics in Smart and Connected Communities” Special Issue Guest Editors: Daniel Sui, Ohio State University, USA (Sui.10@osu.edu) & Shih‐Lung Shaw, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA (sshaw@utk.edu) Abstracts due: July 15, 2017 Aims and Scope Advancements in location‐aware technology, information and communication… Continue reading Call for Papers: Special Issue on Human Dynamics in Smart and Connected Communities

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Book Review Preview: Sustainable London

By Samantha McLean Rob Imrie and Loretta Lees (eds), Sustainable London? The Future of a Global City (Bristol, UK: Policy Press, 2014) ‘Sustainable development’ has become a buzzword in the vernacular of urban policy, yet the term’s ambiguity has made it conveniently adoptable by policy makers wishing to further their own development goals. Sustainable London?… Continue reading Book Review Preview: Sustainable London