Current Issue  Volume 43  Issue 2  March 2019


Futures of Crisis, Futures of Urban Political Theory: Flooding in Asian Coastal Megacities

Evicting Slums, ‘Building Back Better’: Resiliency Revanchism and Disaster Risk Management in Manila

Urban Waterscapes: The Hydro‐Politics of Flooding in a Sinking City

Resilient Growth: Fantasy Plans and Unplanned Developments in India’s Flood‐Prone Coastal Cities


When Diverse Norms Meet Weak Plans: The Organizational Dynamics of Urban Rubble Clearance in Post‐Earthquake Haiti

Silence and Voice in Nigeria’s Hybrid Urban Water Markets: Implications for Local Governance of Public Goods

Irregular Connections: Everyday Energy Politics in Catalonia

Recovering Sociology from the Trash Heap: Of Waste Politics and the Spatialization of Local Representation in Lagos

Problematizing Urban Shit(ting): Representing Human Waste as a Problem

Book Reviews

Loretta Lees and Martin Phillips (eds.) 2018: Handbook of Gentrification Studies. Cheltenham and Northampton: Edward Elgar Publishing

Ugo Rossi 2017: Cities in Global Capitalism. Cambridge: Polity Press

Verónica Gago (ed.) 2017: Neoliberalism from Below: Popular Pragmatics and Baroque Economies. Durham, NC: Duke University Press

Miguel A. Martinez Lopez (ed.) 2018: The Urban Politics of Squatters’ Movements. New York: Palgrave Macmillan

Maria Jose Alvarez‐Rivadulla 2017: Squatters and the Politics of Marginality in Uruguay. New York: Palgrave Macmillan

Verónica Herrera 2017: Water and Politics: Clientelism and Reform in Urban Mexico. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press

Richard Webber and Roger Burrows 2018: The Predictive Postcode: The Geodemographic Classification of British Society. London: Sage Publications Ltd