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Take a look at this article by Stephen Averill Sherman & Marc Doussard and learn how hospitals can participate in community building

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Which hospitals participate in community building? What medical anchors spend on community economic development, by Stephen Averill Sherman & Marc Doussard Abstract: Place-bound anchor institutions provide unique resources and institutional capacity to community and economic development. As such, these “eds and meds” play an… Continue reading Take a look at this article by Stephen Averill Sherman & Marc Doussard and learn how hospitals can participate in community building

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Do you want to learn more about the role of planning practitioners in the financialization of urban space? Check out this article by Orly Linovski

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Shareholder as client: Firms, markets, and the new business of planning, by Orly Linovski Abstract: Though there has been significant interest in the financialization of urban space, there has been little examination of the role of planning practitioners in these processes. Professional… Continue reading Do you want to learn more about the role of planning practitioners in the financialization of urban space? Check out this article by Orly Linovski

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Are you curious about refugees’ paths into housing markets? What about the impact on refugees’ integration into urban society? Check out this article by Francesca Adam, Stefanie Föbker, Daniela Imani, Carmella Pfaffenbach, Günther Weiss, & Claus-C. Wiegandt

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. “Lost in transition”? Integration of refugees into the local housing market in Germany, by Francesca Adam, Stefanie Föbker, Daniela Imani, Carmella Pfaffenbach, Günther Weiss, & Claus-C. Wiegandt Abstract: The integration of a high number of refugees in Germany is intensely discussed in… Continue reading Are you curious about refugees’ paths into housing markets? What about the impact on refugees’ integration into urban society? Check out this article by Francesca Adam, Stefanie Föbker, Daniela Imani, Carmella Pfaffenbach, Günther Weiss, & Claus-C. Wiegandt

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Have you ever wondered why some gentrification-susceptible neighborhoods gentrify, and others do not? Take a look at this article by Alessandro Rigolon & Jeremy Németh

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Toward a socioecological model of gentrification: How people, place, and policy shape neighborhood change, by Alessandro Rigolon & Jeremy Németh Abstract: Researchers have determined many of the factors that make neighborhoods susceptible to gentrification, but we know less about why some gentrification-susceptible… Continue reading Have you ever wondered why some gentrification-susceptible neighborhoods gentrify, and others do not? Take a look at this article by Alessandro Rigolon & Jeremy Németh

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Want to know more about how Interstate Highways had an impact on the Civil Rights Movement? Take a look at this article by Rebecca Retzlaff

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Interstate highways and the civil rights movement: The case of I-85 and the Oak Park neighborhood in Montgomery, Alabama, by Rebecca Retzlaff Abstract: On June 29, 1956, while the bus boycott was taking place in Montgomery, Alabama, President Eisenhower signed legislation to… Continue reading Want to know more about how Interstate Highways had an impact on the Civil Rights Movement? Take a look at this article by Rebecca Retzlaff

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Interested in challenges facing cities of color? Take a look at this article by Leora Waldner, Kristine Stilwell, & Russell M. Smith

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Wither or thrive: Post hoc municipal incorporation outcomes in new cities of color, by Leora Waldner, Kristine Stilwell, & Russell M. Smith Abstract: Between 1990 and 2010, 44 new cities of color (CoCs) formed in the United States. Yet what happens after… Continue reading Interested in challenges facing cities of color? Take a look at this article by Leora Waldner, Kristine Stilwell, & Russell M. Smith

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Available now for download! The final article from our Special Issue regarding rural migrants in transitional Chinese cities, by Huasheng Zhu, Junwei Feng, & Fenghua Pan

This article can be found in the Special Issue of the Journal of Urban Affairs regarding Rural Migrants in Transitional Chinese Cities: Marginality, Agency, and Social Justice. This article currently has free access and is available to read and download. Mixed embeddedness and entrepreneurial activities of rural migrants in the host region: The case of… Continue reading Available now for download! The final article from our Special Issue regarding rural migrants in transitional Chinese cities, by Huasheng Zhu, Junwei Feng, & Fenghua Pan

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Take a look at this free access article by Jie Chen & Wei Wang from our new Special Issue, available to read and download now!

This article can be found in the Special Issue of the Journal of Urban Affairs regarding Rural Migrants in Transitional Chinese Cities: Marginality, Agency, and Social Justice. This article currently has free access and is available to read and download. Economic incentives and settlement intentions of rural migrants: Evidence from China, by Jie Chen & Wei Wang… Continue reading Take a look at this free access article by Jie Chen & Wei Wang from our new Special Issue, available to read and download now!

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Available now for download! A new article from our Special Issue regarding the return intentions of China’s rural migrants, by Shuangshuang Tang & Pu Hao

This article can be found in the Special Issue of the Journal of Urban Affairs regarding Rural Migrants in Transitional Chinese Cities: Marginality, Agency, and Social Justice. This article currently has free access and is available to read and download. The return intentions of China’s rural migrants: A study of Nanjing and Suzhou, by Shuangshuang… Continue reading Available now for download! A new article from our Special Issue regarding the return intentions of China’s rural migrants, by Shuangshuang Tang & Pu Hao

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Take a Look at this Preview of an Upcoming Book Review: The Political Economy of Capital Cities, reviewed by Sabina E. Deitrick

The Political Economy of Capital Cities by Heike Mayer, Fritz Sager, David Kaufmann, and Martin Warland (London and New York, Routledge, 2018) Reviewed by: Sabina E. Deitrick, University of Pittsburgh “Not all capital cities are alike,” Sir Peter Hall began a chapter on capital cities in a 2006 volume by David Gordon. The Political Economy of… Continue reading Take a Look at this Preview of an Upcoming Book Review: The Political Economy of Capital Cities, reviewed by Sabina E. Deitrick