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Mexico City

Alejandra María Leal Martínez

Subject: Urban Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-15

Mexico CityIntroductionNumerous urban scholars have been studying Mexico City—the capital of Mexico—since at least the 1970s, drawn to its remarkable ...

Morphology, Urban

Vítor Oliveira

Subject: Urban Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-15

Urban MorphologyIntroductionUrban morphology is the study of urban forms and of the agents and processes responsible for their transformation over tim...

Moscow

Adrienne M. Harris

Subject: Urban Studies »

Date Added: 2021-07-28

MoscowIntroductionAccording to the 2010 census, Moscow’s 11.5 million inhabitants make it the largest city in Europe. The city has the distinction of ...

Mumbai

Anitra Baliga

Subject: Urban Studies »

Date Added: 2021-11-23

MumbaiIntroductionMumbai over the past decade and a half has seen a shift within urban studies. It has moved from a relatively marginal position to be...

Natural Disasters and their Impact on Cities

Mark Skidmore, Jungmin Lim

Subject: Urban Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-15

Natural Disasters and their Impact on CitiesIntroductionTwo significant trends suggest that it will be increasingly important to consider urban resili...

Ottoman Empire, Cities of the

Ebru Boyar

Subject: Urban Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-15

Cities of the Ottoman EmpireIntroductionThe Ottoman city was characterized by being focused around the nucleus of a mosque, market, and public bath, c...

Paris

Andrew Newman

Subject: Urban Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-15

ParisIntroductionParis is the capital city of France and center of the Île-de-France region, Europe’s second-largest urban agglomeration. Paris is a g...

Peri-Urban Development

Yuze Yang, Lin Ye

Subject: Urban Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-15

Peri-Urban DevelopmentIntroductionThe study of urban periphery has become an emerging theme in urban and regional research in recent decades. Peri-urb...

Postcolonial Urbanism

Julie Ren

Subject: Urban Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-15

Postcolonial UrbanismIntroductionPostcolonial urbanism encompasses a range of scholarship in urban studies that engages with postcolonial theory, post...

Poverty, Urban

Ana Belén Cano-Hila

Subject: Urban Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-15

Urban PovertyIntroductionEradicating poverty in all its forms remains one of the greatest challenges facing humanity. For this reason, it was the prim...

Religion, Urban

Petra Kuppinger

Subject: Urban Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-15

Urban ReligionIntroductionIn the early years of urban studies (urban sociology took shape in the 1920s and consolidated in the post–World War II era; ...

Retail Districts

Conrad Kickert

Subject: Urban Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-15

Retail DistrictsIntroductionRetail districts are key elements of the urban experience, reflecting and reinforcing the economic, social, political and ...

Riots

Matthew Moran

Subject: Urban Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-15

RiotsIntroductionRiots have long been an area of interest for researchers but the study of this form of collective disorder has always proved challeng...

São Paulo

Raquel Rolnik, Adriana Marín-Toro, Fernanda Accioly Moreira, Marina Kohler Harkot

Subject: Urban Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-15

São PauloIntroductionWith over twenty million inhabitants, the São Paulo metropolitan region covers 900 square kilometers of urbanized area through th...

Sexualities, Urban

Phil Hubbard

Subject: Urban Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-15

Urban SexualitiesIntroductionSex and related questions of sexual reproduction and coupling have been an important focus for the social sciences since ...

Shanghai

Mi Shih

Subject: Urban Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-15

ShanghaiIntroductionThis article primarily focuses on Shanghai since the late 1980s, a period in which the city began to undergo rapid urbanization, a...

Smart Growth

Gerrit-Jan Knaap, Rebecca Lewis, Arnab Chakraborty, Katy June-Friesen

Subject: Urban Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-15

Smart GrowthIntroductionIn market economies such as the United States and most western nations, land-use and development patterns are influenced by go...

Sociology, Urban

Daniel J. Monti

Subject: Urban Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-15

Urban SociologyIntroductionUrban sociology is among the earliest and richest areas of sociological inquiry. It touches on topics and problems related ...

Soundscapes, Urban

James Mansell

Subject: Urban Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-15

Urban SoundscapesIntroductionThe word “soundscape” is associated with composer and music scholar R. Murray Schafer and his World Soundscape Project at...

Squatter Settlements

Shahana Chattaraj

Subject: Urban Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-15

Squatter SettlementsIntroductionSquatter settlements, widespread in urban Africa, Latin America, and South and Southeast Asia, are a characteristic fe...

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