Volume 32  Issue 4  December 2008


The New Mega‐Projects: Genesis and Impacts

Mega‐projects in New York, London and Amsterdam

Old Mega‐Projects Newly Packaged? Waterfront Redevelopment in Toronto

From Annankatu to Antinkatu: Contracts, Development Rights and Partnerships in Kamppi, Helsinki

The Politics of Urban Waterfront Regeneration: The Case of Haliç (the Golden Horn), Istanbul


The Urban Question Revisited: The Importance of Cities for Social Movements

Legal Expertise and the Rights of Cross‐Border Workers: Action Group Skills in relation to European Integration

Dimensions of Atypical Forms of Employment in Thessaloniki, Greece

New Spaces for Inclusion? Lessons from the ‘Three‐Thirds’ Partnerships in Wales

Stating the Production of Scales: Centrally Orchestrated Regionalism, Regionally Orchestrated Centralism

Implementing Social and Environmental Policies in Cities: The Case of Food Policy in Vancouver, Canada

Transitory Sites: Mapping Dubai’s ‘Forgotten’ Urban Spaces


Writing the Lines of Connection: Unveiling the Strange Language of Urbanization

Book Reviews

Globalization, the City, and Civil Society in Pacific Asia: The Social Production of Civil Spaces – Edited by Mike Douglass, K.C. Ho and Giok Ling Ooi

The Promise of the City: Space, Identity, and Politics in Contemporary Social Thought – By Kian Tajbakhsh

Spaces of Global Cultures. Architecture, Urbanism, Identity – By Anthony D. King

Cities in a Time of Terror. Space, Territory, and Local Resilience – By Hank V. Savitch

The Intercultural City: Planning for Diversity Advantage – By Phil Wood and Charles Landry

For Space – By Doreen Massey

Indigenous Diasporas and Dislocations – Edited by Graham Harvey and Charles D. Thompson, Jr.