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Curious about market competition in public school systems? Take a look at this article by Stephanie Farmer, Chris D. Poulos, & Ashley Baber

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Challenging the market logic of school choice: A spatial analysis of charter school expansion in Chicago, by Stephanie Farmer, Chris D. Poulos, & Ashley Baber Abstract: Corporate education reformers take for granted that market competition in the public schools system will improve education conditions. We… Continue reading Curious about market competition in public school systems? Take a look at this article by Stephanie Farmer, Chris D. Poulos, & Ashley Baber

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Interested in suburban redevelopment? Take a look at this article by Willow S. Lung-Amam, available online now!

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. 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 racial and ethnic diversity.… Continue reading Interested in suburban redevelopment? Take a look at this article by Willow S. Lung-Amam, available online now!

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Check out this article, available online now! Speculators and specters: Diverse forms of second homeowner engagement in Boston, Massachusetts by Meaghan Stiman

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online prior to print. Speculators and specters: Diverse forms of second homeowner engagement in Boston, Massachusetts, by Meaghan Stiman Abstract: Drawing on interview data with second homeowners, this article identifies and explains diverging modes of second homeowner engagement in Boston, Massachusetts. Though recent… Continue reading Check out this article, available online now! Speculators and specters: Diverse forms of second homeowner engagement in Boston, Massachusetts by Meaghan Stiman

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Interested in the Formation of Urban Cultural Policy? Take a look at this article by Xu Zhang & Kunlun Chen!

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online prior to print. Which scale matters? Rethinking cultural industry development policies from a city network perspective, by Xu Zhang & Kunlun Chen Abstract: Current policy interventions in cultural industries tend to be highly localized and dominated by a cluster agenda. This article provides… Continue reading Interested in the Formation of Urban Cultural Policy? Take a look at this article by Xu Zhang & Kunlun Chen!

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Take a Look at this Preview of an Upcoming Book Review: Reclaiming Cities as Spaces of Middle Class Parenthood, reviewed by Jeffrey A. Raffel

Reclaiming Cities as Spaces of Middle Class Parenthood, by Johanna Lilius (Singapore, Palgrave Macmillan, 2019) Reviewed by: Jeffrey A. Raffel, University of Delaware Reclaiming Cities as Spaces of Middle Class Parenthood is written on two levels. First, the book is a study of why middle class parents, despite the image of cities as poor places to raise children, choose to stay in the city of Helsinki, Finland after having children, and how the… Continue reading Take a Look at this Preview of an Upcoming Book Review: Reclaiming Cities as Spaces of Middle Class Parenthood, reviewed by Jeffrey A. Raffel

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Take a look at this article by Cheng Wang, Omar Lizardo, and David S. Hachen, available online now prior to print!

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online prior to print. Using big data to examine the effect of urbanism on social networks, by Cheng Wang, Omar Lizardo, & David S. Hachen Abstract: Sociological theories suggest that urban life affects human sociability in negative ways. People in urban areas are… Continue reading Take a look at this article by Cheng Wang, Omar Lizardo, and David S. Hachen, available online now prior to print!

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Here’s a new article by Aylin Topal, Galip L. Yalman & Özlem Çelik, currently available online prior to print!

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online prior to print. Changing modalities of urban redevelopment and housing finance in Turkey: Three mass housing projects in Ankara, by Aylin Topal, Galip L. Yalman & Özlem Çelik Abstract: This study aims to critically analyze the transformation of the Turkish state’s role… Continue reading Here’s a new article by Aylin Topal, Galip L. Yalman & Özlem Çelik, currently available online prior to print!

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Online ahead of print| The street level and beyond: The impact of ethnic diversity on neighborhood cohesion and fear of crime among Dutch natives and nonnatives; by Iris Glas, Godfried Engbersen & Erik Snel

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online prior to print. The street level and beyond: The impact of ethnic diversity on neighborhood cohesion and fear of crime among Dutch natives and nonnatives; by Iris Glas, Godfried Engbersen & Erik Snel Abstract: Ethnic diversity is increasing in most Western societies.… Continue reading Online ahead of print| The street level and beyond: The impact of ethnic diversity on neighborhood cohesion and fear of crime among Dutch natives and nonnatives; by Iris Glas, Godfried Engbersen & Erik Snel

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Check out this free access article from our new Special Issue| Patterns of urban infrastructure capital investment in Chinese cities and explanation through a political market lens, by Kangkang Tong, Zhirong (Jerry) Zhao, Richard Feiock, & Anu Ramaswami

This article can be found in the Special Issue of the Journal of Urban Affairs regarding China’s new urban realities and development policies. This article currently has free access and is available to read and download. Patterns of urban infrastructure capital investment in Chinese cities and explanation through a political market lens, by Kangkang Tong,… Continue reading Check out this free access article from our new Special Issue| Patterns of urban infrastructure capital investment in Chinese cities and explanation through a political market lens, by Kangkang Tong, Zhirong (Jerry) Zhao, Richard Feiock, & Anu Ramaswami

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Check out this free access article| Urban governance and political change under a radical left government: The case of Barcelona, by Ismael Blanco, Yunailis Salazar & Iolanda Bianchi

This article currently has free access and is available to read and download. Urban governance and political change under a radical left government: The case of Barcelona, by Ismael Blanco, Yunailis Salazar & Iolanda Bianchi Abstract Local elections in May 2015 represented a major shift in the political history of Barcelona (Spain). The Barcelona en… Continue reading Check out this free access article| Urban governance and political change under a radical left government: The case of Barcelona, by Ismael Blanco, Yunailis Salazar & Iolanda Bianchi