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Now available with free access from our current issue, Promoting Social Justice and Equity in Shrinking Cities! Green growth strategies in a shrinking city: Tackling urban revitalization through environmental justice in Kitakyushu City, Japan, by Fernando Ortiz-Moya

This article can be found in the current issue of the Journal of Urban Affairs regarding Promoting Social Justice and Equity in Shrinking Cities. This article currently has free access and is available to read and download. Green growth strategies in a shrinking city: Tackling urban revitalization through environmental justice in Kitakyushu City, Japan, by… Continue reading Now available with free access from our current issue, Promoting Social Justice and Equity in Shrinking Cities! Green growth strategies in a shrinking city: Tackling urban revitalization through environmental justice in Kitakyushu City, Japan, by Fernando Ortiz-Moya

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Now available with free access from our current issue, Promoting Social Justice and Equity in Shrinking Cities! Rethinking shrinking cities: Peripheral dual cities have arrived, by Robert Mark Silverman

This article can be found in the current issue of the Journal of Urban Affairs regarding Promoting Social Justice and Equity in Shrinking Cities. This article currently has free access and is available to read and download. Rethinking shrinking cities: Peripheral dual cities have arrived, by Robert Mark Silverman Abstract This review essay contextualizes the… Continue reading Now available with free access from our current issue, Promoting Social Justice and Equity in Shrinking Cities! Rethinking shrinking cities: Peripheral dual cities have arrived, by Robert Mark Silverman

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Special Issue: Promoting Social Justice and Equity in Shrinking Cities

Articles from our current Special Issue, Promoting Social Justice and Equity in Shrinking Cities, are available for download now! Introduction By Robert Mark Silverman Shrinking cities are a global phenomenon, with notable examples in Europe, North America, Asia, and other parts of the world. Past research has examined shrinking cities in reference to spatial patterns,… Continue reading Special Issue: Promoting Social Justice and Equity in Shrinking Cities

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Special Issue Preview and Video Presentations: Contributions of Community Psychology to Urban Research and Policy

Special Issue: Contributions of Community Psychology to Urban Research and Policy The field of community psychology focuses on solving social problems and encouraging well-being by examining transactions between individuals and larger social systems including organizations (e.g., schools, workplaces), local neighborhoods, and cities. Given this focus, community psychologists have a long history of contribution to understandings… Continue reading Special Issue Preview and Video Presentations: Contributions of Community Psychology to Urban Research and Policy

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Expanded Resources on the JUABlog for Remote Classes: Video and Power Point presentation on our Special Issue “Worlds of Austerity”

Expanded Resources on the JUABlog for Remote Classes Video and Power Point presentation on “Worlds of Austerity: Governance and Resistance in Eight Cities” In trying to promote free access to much of the Journal of Urban Affairs’ content during the Urban Affairs Association’s 50th anniversary, we have expanded our offerings to include videos that can… Continue reading Expanded Resources on the JUABlog for Remote Classes: Video and Power Point presentation on our Special Issue “Worlds of Austerity”

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Coming Tomorrow: “Contributions of Community Psychology to Urban Research and Policy”, a webinar focusing on our upcoming special issue.

Please see the following information for an upcoming webinar this Tuesday, May 12th, from 2-4 pm. We hope you are able to attend! LINK: https://msu.zoom.us/j/96475761259 TOPIC: The webinar will include presentations from several authors of an upcoming Journal of Urban Affairs special issue focused on Contributions of Community Psychology to Urban Research and Policy. DATE/TIME:… Continue reading Coming Tomorrow: “Contributions of Community Psychology to Urban Research and Policy”, a webinar focusing on our upcoming special issue.

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Take a Look at this Preview of an Upcoming Book Review: “Newcomers: Gentrification and Its Discontents”, reviewed by Dennis E. Gale

Newcomers: Gentrification and Its Discontents, by Matthew L. Schuerman, Chicago, Illinois, University of Chicago Press, 2019. Reviewed by: Dennis E. Gale, Stanford University That’s right. It’s another book about American gentrification. And lo, the author, a senior editor at New York’s WNYC radio, defines his use of the G-word at the outset, a courtesy too… Continue reading Take a Look at this Preview of an Upcoming Book Review: “Newcomers: Gentrification and Its Discontents”, reviewed by Dennis E. Gale

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Open Call for Papers: the Journal of Race, Ethnicity and the City

The Urban Affairs Association is delighted to announce our new journal, the Journal of Race, Ethnicity and the City (JRE).We are making an open call for papers to be submitted to the journal. The journal will: Serve as an outlet for ground-breaking theoretical and empirical approaches that explore race, ethnicity, identity and social justice; Examine… Continue reading Open Call for Papers: the Journal of Race, Ethnicity and the City

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Take a Look at this Preview of an Upcoming Book Review: “The Immigrant Rights Movement”, reviewed by Kevin Lujan Lee

The Immigrant Rights Movement: The Battle over National Citizenship. Walter J. Nicholls, Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, 2019. Reviewed by: Kevin Lujan Lee, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Urban scholars of social movements sometimes can be too quick to embrace the local as the privileged scale for social change and to overlook the role of… Continue reading Take a Look at this Preview of an Upcoming Book Review: “The Immigrant Rights Movement”, reviewed by Kevin Lujan Lee

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Now available with free access from our current issue, Urban activism in Eastern Europe and China! Spatial meaning-making and urban activism: Two tales of anti-PX protests in urban China, by Xiaoyi Sun & Ronggui Huang

This article can be found in the current issue of the Journal of Urban Affairs regarding Urban activism in Eastern Europe and China: Socio-spatial structures and scales of contention. This article currently has free access and is available to read and download. Spatial meaning-making and urban activism: Two tales of anti-PX protests in urban China,… Continue reading Now available with free access from our current issue, Urban activism in Eastern Europe and China! Spatial meaning-making and urban activism: Two tales of anti-PX protests in urban China, by Xiaoyi Sun & Ronggui Huang