Volume 31  Issue 2  June 2007


Reflections on Place and Place‐making in the Cities of China

Local Capitalisms, Local Citizenship and Translocality: Rescaling from Below in the Pearl River Delta Region, China

Understanding the Role of the National Exemplar in Constructing ‘Strategic Glurbanization’

Urban Governance and the Transition of Energy Systems: Institutional Change and Shifting Energy and Climate Policies in Berlin

Megalopolis 50 Years On: The Transformation of a City Region

Restructuring a Peripheral Coastal Community: The Case of a Galician Fishing Town

Social Justice as a Guide to Planning Theory and Practice: Analyzing the Portuguese Planning System

Analysing the Capitalist State in Post‐Socialism: Towards the Porterian Workfare Postnational Regime

Re‐thinking the Nature of the Informal Economy: Some Lessons from Ukraine


Taking City Regions Seriously? Response to Debate on ‘City‐Regions: New Geographies of Governance, Democracy and Social Reproduction’

The Interface of Globalization and Peripheral Land in the Cities of the South: Implications for Urban Governance and Local Economic Development

What’s in a Name? A Critique of ‘Colonias’ in the United States

Review Essays

Reshaping the American mainstream: immigrants’ influence on American culture and inequalities

Book Reviews

Habitus: A Sense of Place (second edition) – By Jean Hillier and Emma Rooksby

The Polycentric Metropolis: Learning from Mega‐city Regions in Europe – Edited by Peter G. Hall and Kathy Pain

Globalization and Terrorism. The Migration of Dreams and Nightmares – By Jamal R. Nassar

Space, Power and Participation: Ethnic and Gender Divisions in Tenants’ Participation in Public Housing – By Tijen Uguris

Streets of Glory: Church and Community in a Black Urban Neighborhood – By Omar M. McRoberts

When America Became Suburban – By Robert A. Beauregard