• Virtual Issue on Palestine and Israel

    The IJURR collective is deeply moved by the scale of the suffering from violence & injustice in Palestine/Israel. In solidarity with scholars who have used their work to unravel the root causes of this violence a collection of their articles published in IJURR over the past decade are free to read for 3 months.
    Read them here

  • Best Article Prize

    We have selected the 2022 IJURR Best Article prizewinner ‘The Practice of Informality: Hustling, Anticipating and Refusing in the Postindustrial City’ by Tali Ziv, along with a second highly commended paper by Asa Roast.
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  • Spotlight On Extreme Heat in Urban South Asia

    Six essays discussing the urban politics of extreme heat in urban South Asia
    Read the open access essays, plus 12 IJURR articles free-to-view for 3 months


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Revolutionary legacy: typical rural arable and residential land in southwestern China, allocated to peasants by the Communist Party in the late 1940s in support of spatial egalitarianism, who are now being driven towards large-scale urbanization (detail from a photo © Kean Fan Lim, March 2012)

Boda boda (motorcycle taxi) riders waiting in Kahawa West, Nairobi, for the ‘last mile’ of a despatch (detail from a photo © Andrea Pollio, April 2022)

In-between the dashed lines, the empty diagonal of ‘declining medium-sized cities’ affected by stigmatizing imaginaries (detail from a map of France by Benjamin Smith, Wikimedia Commons CC-BY-SA-3.0)