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Take a Look at this Preview of an Upcoming Book Review: “Advanced Introduction to Cities”, reviewed by Paul L. Knox

Advanced Introduction to Cities, by Peter Taylor, Cheltenham, UK, Edward Elgar, 2021. Reviewed by: Paul L. Knox, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Peter Taylor confides in the Preface that he had fun writing this book. It shows. Like many of us, he finds endless fascination in cities, and in this book he brings a… Continue reading Take a Look at this Preview of an Upcoming Book Review: “Advanced Introduction to Cities”, reviewed by Paul L. Knox

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Now available from our current issue, Activist Scholarship! Metropolitan planning in a vacuum: Lessons on regional equity planning from Baltimore’s Sustainable Communities Initiative, by Nicholas Finio, Willow Lung-Amam, Gerrit-Jan Knaap, Casey Dawkins & Elijah Knaap

This article can be found in the current issue of the Journal of Urban Affairs regarding Activist Scholarship. Metropolitan planning in a vacuum: Lessons on regional equity planning from Baltimore’s Sustainable Communities Initiative, by Nicholas Finio, Willow Lung-Amam, Gerrit-Jan Knaap, Casey Dawkins & Elijah Knaap Abstract The main policy initiative of the Obama administration’s first-term urban… Continue reading Now available from our current issue, Activist Scholarship! Metropolitan planning in a vacuum: Lessons on regional equity planning from Baltimore’s Sustainable Communities Initiative, by Nicholas Finio, Willow Lung-Amam, Gerrit-Jan Knaap, Casey Dawkins & Elijah Knaap

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Now available from our current issue, Activist Scholarship! Surviving suburban redevelopment: Resisting the displacement of immigrant-owned small businesses in Wheaton, Maryland, by Willow S. Lung-Amam

This article can be found in the current issue of the Journal of Urban Affairs regarding Activist Scholarship. Surviving suburban redevelopment: Resisting the displacement of immigrant-owned small businesses in Wheaton, Maryland, by Willow S. Lung-Amam Abstract In the past several decades, the suburbs of many U.S. metropolitan regions have seen rising levels of poverty, immigration, and… Continue reading Now available from our current issue, Activist Scholarship! Surviving suburban redevelopment: Resisting the displacement of immigrant-owned small businesses in Wheaton, Maryland, by Willow S. Lung-Amam

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Now available from our current issue, Activist Scholarship! The role of social justice frameworks in an era of neoliberalism: Lessons from youth activism, by Barbara Ferman

This article can be found in the current issue of the Journal of Urban Affairs regarding Activist Scholarship. The role of social justice frameworks in an era of neoliberalism: Lessons from youth activism, by Barbara Ferman Abstract The onslaught of neoliberal policies, practices, and thinking has resulted in the privatization of many public goods and services,… Continue reading Now available from our current issue, Activist Scholarship! The role of social justice frameworks in an era of neoliberalism: Lessons from youth activism, by Barbara Ferman

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Now available from our current issue, Activist Scholarship! Sustainability backfire: The unintended consequences of failing to engage neighborhood residents in policymaking, by George C. Homsy & Siobhan Hart

This article can be found in the current issue of the Journal of Urban Affairs regarding Activist Scholarship. Sustainability backfire: The unintended consequences of failing to engage neighborhood residents in policymaking, by George C. Homsy & Siobhan Hart Abstract Urban planners, community activists, and public archeologists, among others, recognize the importance of engaging residents and their… Continue reading Now available from our current issue, Activist Scholarship! Sustainability backfire: The unintended consequences of failing to engage neighborhood residents in policymaking, by George C. Homsy & Siobhan Hart

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Now available from our current issue, Activist Scholarship! An activist in the field: Social media, ethnography, and community, by Stephen Danley

This article can be found in the current issue of the Journal of Urban Affairs regarding Activist Scholarship. An activist in the field: Social media, ethnography, and community, by Stephen Danley Abstract This article examines the undertheorized intersection of ethnography and social media use by researchers by drawing upon my ethnographic research in Camden, New Jersey,… Continue reading Now available from our current issue, Activist Scholarship! An activist in the field: Social media, ethnography, and community, by Stephen Danley

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Now available from our current issue, Activist Scholarship! Waiting for Wakanda: Activists challenge Black exclusion from the construction industry, by Kitty Kelly Epstein

This article can be found in the current issue of the Journal of Urban Affairs regarding Activist Scholarship. Waiting for Wakanda: Activists challenge Black exclusion from the construction industry, by Kitty Kelly Epstein Abstract The national economic position of Black Americans has for decades included unemployment rates that are double those of Whites and a racial… Continue reading Now available from our current issue, Activist Scholarship! Waiting for Wakanda: Activists challenge Black exclusion from the construction industry, by Kitty Kelly Epstein

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Special Issue Preview: Activist Scholarship

Articles from our current Special Issue, Activist Scholarship, have been posted! Please see all the links below for an introduction to all of our articles in this issue. Introduction By Guest Editor: Kitty Kelly Epstein Scholar-activism is an old practice with a relatively new name. Scholars have been actively working for social justice for decades.… Continue reading Special Issue Preview: Activist Scholarship

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Now available from our current issue, Examining Public Private Partnerships and the Production of Urban Space! Re-arranging public-private partnerships: The case of South Street Seaport New York, by Sandra Guinand

This article can be found in the current issue of the Journal of Urban Affairs regarding Examining Public Private Partnerships and the Production of Urban Space. Re-arranging public-private partnerships: The case of South Street Seaport New York, by Sandra Guinand Abstract The South Street Seaport, a historic district located at the southern tip of Manhattan, has… Continue reading Now available from our current issue, Examining Public Private Partnerships and the Production of Urban Space! Re-arranging public-private partnerships: The case of South Street Seaport New York, by Sandra Guinand

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Now available from our current issue, Examining Public Private Partnerships and the Production of Urban Space! Can public–private partnerships help achieve the right to the city in Brazil? The case of Casa Paulista program in São Paulo, by Priscila Izar

This article can be found in the current issue of the Journal of Urban Affairs regarding Examining Public Private Partnerships and the Production of Urban Space. Can public–private partnerships help achieve the right to the city in Brazil? The case of Casa Paulista program in São Paulo, by Priscila Izar Abstract This paper evaluates the compatibility… Continue reading Now available from our current issue, Examining Public Private Partnerships and the Production of Urban Space! Can public–private partnerships help achieve the right to the city in Brazil? The case of Casa Paulista program in São Paulo, by Priscila Izar