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    Book Review: From Boom to Bubble: How Finance Built the New Chicago by Rachel Weber

Book Review: From Boom to Bubble: How Finance Built the New Chicago by Rachel Weber

In From Boom to Bubble: How Finance Built the New Chicago, Rachel Weber offers an ‘elite ethnography’ of the […]

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    Book Review: Britain’s Cities, Britain’s Future by Mike Emmerich

Book Review: Britain’s Cities, Britain’s Future by Mike Emmerich

In Britain’s Cities, Britain’s Future, Mike Emmerich interrogates the long decline of UK cities since their nineteenth-century pomp and […]

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    Book Review: Engaged Urbanism: Cities and Methodologies edited by Ben Campkin and Ger Duijzings

Book Review: Engaged Urbanism: Cities and Methodologies edited by Ben Campkin and Ger Duijzings

In Engaged Urbanism: Cities and Methodologies, editors Ben Campkin and Ger Duijzings bring together contributors who are challenging assumptions surrounding […]

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    The Materiality of Research: Dealing with ‘Stuff’ in Design: Thoughts on Materiality in Design Research by Mona Sloane

The Materiality of Research: Dealing with ‘Stuff’ in Design: Thoughts on Materiality in Design Research by Mona Sloane

In this feature essay, Mona Sloane reflects on the importance of material  ‘stuff’ when it comes to understanding the practices […]

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    Book Review: Planetary Gentrification by Loretta Lees, Hyun Bang Shin and Ernesto López-Morales

Book Review: Planetary Gentrification by Loretta Lees, Hyun Bang Shin and Ernesto López-Morales

The first book in Polity’s ‘Urban Futures’ series, in Planetary Gentrification authors Loretta Lees, Hyun Bang Shin and Ernesto López-Morales bring together recent […]

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    Book Review: The Right to Buy? Selling Off Public and Social Housing by Alan Murie

Book Review: The Right to Buy? Selling Off Public and Social Housing by Alan Murie

Introduced under the Thatcher government, ‘Right to Buy’ has had a formative effect on housing in the UK for […]

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    Book Review: Elements of Architecture: Assembling Archaeology, Atmosphere and the Performance of Building Space edited by Mikkel Bille and Tim Flohr Sørensen

Book Review: Elements of Architecture: Assembling Archaeology, Atmosphere and the Performance of Building Space edited by Mikkel Bille and Tim Flohr Sørensen

In the new collection Elements of Architecture: Assembling Archaeology, Atmosphere and the Performance of Building Space, editors Mikkel Bille and […]

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    Book Review: Adjusted Margin: Xerography, Art and Activism in the Late Twentieth Century by Kate Eichhorn

Book Review: Adjusted Margin: Xerography, Art and Activism in the Late Twentieth Century by Kate Eichhorn

In Adjusted Margin: Xerography, Art and Activism in the Late Twentieth Century, Kate Eichhorn tells the story of how […]

Book Review: Becoming Jane Jacobs by Peter L. Laurence

With the publication of The Death and Life of Great American Cities in 1961 and her famous battle against New […]

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    Book Review: Slums on Screen: World Cinema and the Planet of Slums by Igor Krstić

Book Review: Slums on Screen: World Cinema and the Planet of Slums by Igor Krstić

Nearly one billion people reside in slums around the globe, but how has this reality been depicted on the […]

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    Reading List: Recommended Reads on Brazilian Politics, History and Culture for the 2016 Rio Olympics

Reading List: Recommended Reads on Brazilian Politics, History and Culture for the 2016 Rio Olympics

Image Credit: Olympic City / Cidade Olímpica, Rio de Janeiro (Brian Godfrey CC2.0)
Tonight is the opening ceremony of the 2016 Rio […]

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    Book Review: Nightwalking: A Nocturnal History of London by Matthew Beaumont

Book Review: Nightwalking: A Nocturnal History of London by Matthew Beaumont

Nightwalking: A Nocturnal History of London offers a literary portrait of nighttime London, the writers who have wandered the […]

Book Review: London’s Boroughs at 50 by Tony Travers

On 1 April 1965, a new system of city government was introduced to London, resulting in the birth of […]

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    Book Review: The Hero Building: An Architecture of Scottish National Identity by Johnny Rodger

Book Review: The Hero Building: An Architecture of Scottish National Identity by Johnny Rodger

In The Hero Building: An Architecture of Scottish National Identity, Johnny Rodger explores the role that commemorative monumental structures […]

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    Book Review: Suburban Urbanities: Suburbs and the Life of the High Street edited by Laura Vaughan

Book Review: Suburban Urbanities: Suburbs and the Life of the High Street edited by Laura Vaughan

Suburban Urbanities: Suburbs and the Life of the High Street, edited by Laura Vaughan, seeks to redress the lack […]

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