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Megaprojects

Shankar Sankaran, Daphne Freeder, Alexandra Pitsis, Stewart Clegg, Nathalie Drouin, Marie-Andrée Caron

Subject: Urban Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-15

MegaprojectsIntroduction“Megaprojects” is a term used to refer to projects and events that encompass large-scale projects in size, cost, space, time, ...

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...

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...

Suburbs in the United States, Asian and Asian American

James Zarsadiaz

Subject: Urban Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-15

Asian and Asian American Suburbs in the United StatesIntroductionAsians and Asian Americans are the most suburbanized people of color in the United St...

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