Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Urban Studies' best articles of 2015

Last month, the leading journal Urban Studies announced its best articles of 2015.  Here is the announcement with links to the short-listed papers, which are all available for free:

The Urban Studies Best Article is awarded by the editors to the author(s) of what they consider to be the most innovative and agenda-setting article published in a given year. From a longlist of 22 articles, five articles were shortlisted by the editors from those published in print copy in 2015.

The politics of sustainable development opposition: State legislative efforts to stop the United Nation’s Agenda 21 in the United States.
Frick KT, Weinzimmer D and Waddell P
Urban Studies 52(2), pp. 209-232
Abstract | Article |

‘I’m local and foreign’: Belonging, the city and the case for denizenship.
Rosbrook-Thompson J
Urban Studies 52(9), pp. 1615–1630
Abstract | Article |

Antecedent cities and inter-referencing effects: learning from and extending beyond critiques of neoliberalisation.
Bunnell T
Urban Studies 52(11), pp. 1983–2000
Abstract | Article |

The ‘lamentable sight’ of homelessness and the society of the spectacle.
Gerrard J and Farrugia D
Urban Studies 52(12), pp. 2219–2233
Abstract | Article |

Theorising Chinese urbanisation: A multi-layered perspective.
Gu C, Kesteloot C and Cook IG
Urban Studies 52(14), pp. 2564–2580
Abstract | Article |

The editors are pleased to announce that Dr Tim Bunnell of the National University of Singapore is the winner of the Urban Studies Best Article for 2015 for his article, “Antecedent cities and inter-referencing effects: learning from and extending beyond critiques of neoliberalisation”. 

This article along with the other four shortlisted papers are free to view on the Journal’s website.

Antecedent cities and inter-referencing effects: learning from and extending beyond critiques of neoliberalisation.
Tim Bunnell
Urban Studies 52(11), pp. 1983-2000
Abstract | Article |

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