Volume 30  Issue 4  December 2006


The Eviction of Critical Perspectives from Gentrification Research

Mumbai’s Mysterious Middle Class

Respectability, Roughness and ‘Race’: Neighbourhood Place Images and the Making of Working‐Class Social Distinctions in London

Bashing the Migrant Climbers: Interethnic Classification Struggles in German City Neighborhoods

Migrants Encounter Migrants in the City: the Changing Context of ‘Home’ for Second‐Generation Greek‐American Return Migrants

Scalar Narratives in Bilbao: A Cultural Politics of Scales Approach to the Study of Urban Policy

Networks, Regional Development and Democratic Control

Planning for Peace in Contested Space

Cities as the Industrial Districts of Housebuilding


Security or Safety in Cities? The Threat of Terrorism after 9/11

Tenancy Databases, Professional Practices and Housing Access among Low‐Income Tenants in the Private Rental Sector in Australia

Housing Allowances and Economic Efficiency

Review Essays

Apocalyptic anti‐urbanism: Mike Davis and his planet of slums

Book Reviews

Civility in the City: Blacks, Jews, and Koreans in Urban America – Jennifer Lee

Economic Geographies: Circuits, Flows and Spaces – Ray Hudson

Transport of Delight: The Mythical Conception of Rail Transit in Los Angeles – Jonathan Richmond

Globalizing Taipei: The Political Economy of Spatial Development – Reginald Yin‐Wang Kwok

Leadville: The Struggle to Revive an American Town – Gillian Klucas

London Calling: The Middle Classes and the Re‐making of Inner London – Tim Butler with Garry Robson

Streetwise: How Taxi Drivers Establish Their Customers’ Trustworthiness – Diego Gambetta and Heather Hamill