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Online ahead of print| Spatial plans in post-liberalization India: Who’s making the plans for fast-growing Indian urban regions? By Sanjeev Vidyarthi

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online prior to print. Spatial plans in post-liberalization India: Who’s making the plans for fast-growing Indian urban regions? By Sanjeev Vidyarthi Abstract: This article asks who is making the plans for India’s fast-growing urban regions? It begins with the adopted conceptual framework illustrating… Continue reading Online ahead of print| Spatial plans in post-liberalization India: Who’s making the plans for fast-growing Indian urban regions? By Sanjeev Vidyarthi

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Online ahead of print| Austerity governance and bifurcated civil society: The changing matrices of urban politics in Athens, by Ioannis Chorianopoulos &Naya Tselepi

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online prior to print. Austerity governance and bifurcated civil society: The changing matrices of urban politics in Athens, by Ioannis Chorianopoulos &Naya Tselepi Abstract: In this article, the shift from government to governance in local affairs is viewed through the “rescaling” lens and the… Continue reading Online ahead of print| Austerity governance and bifurcated civil society: The changing matrices of urban politics in Athens, by Ioannis Chorianopoulos &Naya Tselepi

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Online ahead of print| Principles of racial integration vs. perceptions of non-White neighborhoods, by Cassi A. Meyerhoffer & Jessica Kenty-Drane

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online prior to print. Principles of racial integration vs. perceptions of non-White neighborhoods: Comparing hypothetical and real neighborhood choice, by Cassi A. Meyerhoffer & Jessica Kenty-Drane Abstract: Using qualitative interview data, we examine the consistency of White residents’ responses to questions about their… Continue reading Online ahead of print| Principles of racial integration vs. perceptions of non-White neighborhoods, by Cassi A. Meyerhoffer & Jessica Kenty-Drane

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Online ahead of print| Just revitalization in shrinking and shrunken cities? By Renia Ehrenfeucht & Marla Nelson

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online prior to print. Just revitalization in shrinking and shrunken cities? Observations on gentrification from New Orleans and Cincinnati, by Renia Ehrenfeucht & Marla Nelson Abstract: In the last decade, shrinking cities have begun to gentrify, leading to optimistic narratives about their recovery.… Continue reading Online ahead of print| Just revitalization in shrinking and shrunken cities? By Renia Ehrenfeucht & Marla Nelson

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Online ahead of print| Open government data in the smart city: Interoperability, urban knowledge, and linking legacy systems, by Thomas Lodato, Emma French, & Jennifer Clark

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online prior to print. Open government data in the smart city: Interoperability, urban knowledge, and linking legacy systems, by Thomas Lodato, Emma French, & Jennifer Clark Abstract: Open government data (OGD) promise to reveal new insights and inform governance decisions related to changing… Continue reading Online ahead of print| Open government data in the smart city: Interoperability, urban knowledge, and linking legacy systems, by Thomas Lodato, Emma French, & Jennifer Clark

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Online ahead of print | Assemblages of altruism in urban service delivery: Seamful designs and cities, by Teresa Swist & Liam Magee

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online prior to print. Assemblages of altruism in urban service delivery: Seamful designs and cities, by Teresa Swist & Liam Magee Abstract: Lack of access to services is one of the chief difficulties faced by marginalized urban communities. The proximity of digital technologies… Continue reading Online ahead of print | Assemblages of altruism in urban service delivery: Seamful designs and cities, by Teresa Swist & Liam Magee

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Request for Proposal: Founding Editorship of UAA’s New Journal “Race, Ethnicity and the City”

The Urban Affairs Association (UAA) is delighted to invite applications from individuals or teams for the founding editorship of our new journal, Race, Ethnicity and the City. The initial period of the editorship will be between 1st April 2019 and 31st December 2021, with the option of renewal for a further period, subject to mutual consent. Key Deadlines… Continue reading Request for Proposal: Founding Editorship of UAA’s New Journal “Race, Ethnicity and the City”

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Online ahead of print | An island of civilization in a sea of delay?

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online prior to print. An island of civilization in a sea of delay? Indifference and fragmentation along the rugged shorelines of Kiev’s newbuild archipelago, by Kostyantyn Mezentsev, Michael Gentile, Nataliia Mezentseva & Iuliia Stebletska Abstract: Some of the literature on newbuild gentrification (NBG)… Continue reading Online ahead of print | An island of civilization in a sea of delay?

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Free Access Article: Drift and conversion in metropolitan governance

Please enjoy the following free access article in the Journal of Urban Affairs, Issue 7 of 2018. Drift and conversion in metropolitan governance: The rise of California’s redevelopment agencies, by Nicholas J. Marantz Abstract: Analysis of formal institutions in metropolitan governance has focused primarily on observable changes such as statewide property tax limitations and municipal… Continue reading Free Access Article: Drift and conversion in metropolitan governance

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Book Review Preview: Global City Makers

Global City Makers: Economic Actors and Practices in the World City Network, by Michael Hoyler, Christof Parnreiter, and Allan Watson (eds.). Cheltenham, UK, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018 Reviewed By Sören Scholvin, University of Hanover The world city network “can be seen as the ‘collective product of the agency’ of particular actors” (p. 10), the editors… Continue reading Book Review Preview: Global City Makers