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Call for Papers – The Journal of Urban Affairs Special Issue, Understandings of Global South Urbanism: The Identity of African Cities (Abstract deadline: May 31, 2020)

Call for Papers Journal of Urban Affairs Special Issue Theme: Understandings of Global South Urbanism: The Identity of African Cities    Guest Editor:  Dr. Patrick Brandful Cobbinah The University of Melbourne, Australia Email: patrick.cobbinah@unimelb.edu.au African cities are at the crossroads of rapid urbanization and climate change. United Nations statistics show that Africa is expected to… Continue reading Call for Papers – The Journal of Urban Affairs Special Issue, Understandings of Global South Urbanism: The Identity of African Cities (Abstract deadline: May 31, 2020)

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Available now for download! Governing through austerity, by Nik Theodore. The first article from our Special Issue, Worlds of Austerity.

This article can be found in the Special Issue of the Journal of Urban Affairs regarding Worlds of Austerity: Governance and Resistance in Eight Cities. This article currently has free access and is available to read and download. Governing through austerity: (Il)logics of neoliberal urbanism after the global financial crisis, by Nik Theodore Abstract With… Continue reading Available now for download! Governing through austerity, by Nik Theodore. The first article from our Special Issue, Worlds of Austerity.

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Call for Papers – The Journal of Urban Affairs Special Issue, Creating Mixed Communities through Housing Policies: Global Perspectives (Abstract deadline: March 31, 2020)

The Journal of Urban Affairs Special Issue -- Creating Mixed Communities through Housing Policies: Global Perspectives This special edition is calling for contributions that examine the influence of social mix policies utilizing housing on communities in different countries and contexts.  The special edition will be guest edited by Iris Levin (Swinburne University, Australia), Anna Maria… Continue reading Call for Papers – The Journal of Urban Affairs Special Issue, Creating Mixed Communities through Housing Policies: Global Perspectives (Abstract deadline: March 31, 2020)

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Special Issue: Worlds of Austerity: Governance and Resistance in Eight Cities

Guest Editor: Jonathan Davies This issue arises from a cross-national study of urban austerity governance after the global financial crisis. The research was undertaken between 2015 and 2018 in the eight cities of Athens (Greece), Baltimore, Barcelona, Greater Dandenong (Melbourne), Dublin, Leicester, Montreal, and Nantes. The issue comprises eight case study–based papers, together with an… Continue reading Special Issue: Worlds of Austerity: Governance and Resistance in Eight Cities

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Would you like to learn more about how social-environmental-economic impact assessments can help inform policymaking? Check out this article by Sloane M. Hawes, Erin Flynn, Philip Tedeschi, & Kevin N. Morris

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Humane Communities: Social change through policies promoting collective welfare, by Sloane M. Hawes, Erin Flynn, Philip Tedeschi, & Kevin N. Morris Abstract: A Humane Community is defined by the presence of leaders, institutions, and policies working collaboratively across social and political systems to… Continue reading Would you like to learn more about how social-environmental-economic impact assessments can help inform policymaking? Check out this article by Sloane M. Hawes, Erin Flynn, Philip Tedeschi, & Kevin N. Morris

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Would you like to learn more about the role of local actors in collaborative urban governance? Take a look at this article by Pierre Hamel and Roger Keil

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. “La coopération, c’est clé”: Montreal’s urban governance in times of austerity, by Pierre Hamel & Roger Keil Abstract: This paper presents an investigation of local politics in an age of austerity in Montreal. Based on detailed interviews with actors in the local… Continue reading Would you like to learn more about the role of local actors in collaborative urban governance? Take a look at this article by Pierre Hamel and Roger Keil

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Would you like to learn more about gentrification and displacement in Mexican-American communities? Take a look at this article by Emanuel Delgado & Kate Swanson

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Gentefication in the barrio: Displacement and urban change in Southern California, by Emanuel Delgado & Kate Swanson Abstract: Located at the edge of downtown San Diego, Barrio Logan is a neighborhood undergoing rapid gentrification. With a host of new breweries, galleries and cafés,… Continue reading Would you like to learn more about gentrification and displacement in Mexican-American communities? Take a look at this article by Emanuel Delgado & Kate Swanson

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Have you ever wanted to learn more about the politics of urban wildlife? Take a look at this article by Christian Hunold & Teresa Lloro to learn more

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. There goes the neighborhood: Urban coyotes and the politics of wildlife, by Christian Hunold & Teresa Lloro Abstract: Coyotes have incorporated themselves into nearly every major city in North America. As apex predators, coyotes’ ability to thrive in cities testifies not only to… Continue reading Have you ever wanted to learn more about the politics of urban wildlife? Take a look at this article by Christian Hunold & Teresa Lloro to learn more

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Would you like to learn more about governance and mobilization in refugee camps? Take a look at this article by Alex Mahoudeau regarding Palestinian refugee camps in Beirut

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. “Who is responsible about our lives?”: “Failing” governance and mobilizations in the Palestinian refugee camps of Beirut, by Alex Mahoudeau Abstract: This article situates modes of politicization based on the unclarity of camp governance in the Palestinian refugee camps of Beirut. After… Continue reading Would you like to learn more about governance and mobilization in refugee camps? Take a look at this article by Alex Mahoudeau regarding Palestinian refugee camps in Beirut

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Have you ever been curious about the link between community mobilization and conflict escalation? Take a look at this article by Xiaolin Wu, Lin Ye, & Xuelei Zhang

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. How community mobilization mediates conflict escalation? Evidence from three Chinese cities, by Xiaolin Wu, Lin Ye & Xuelei Zhang Abstract: Urban communities in China have undergone fundamental transformations with increasing awareness of property rights among homeowners. This study investigates homeowner right protection in… Continue reading Have you ever been curious about the link between community mobilization and conflict escalation? Take a look at this article by Xiaolin Wu, Lin Ye, & Xuelei Zhang