Volume 36  Issue 2  March 2012


Shrinking Cities: Urban Challenges of Globalization

Declining Suburbs in Europe and Latin America

The Shrinking Mining City: Urban Dynamics and Contested Territory

Urban shrinkage in Germany and the USA: A Comparison of Transformation Patterns and Local Strategies


The ‘Housing Question’ and the State‐Socialist Answer: City, Class and State Remaking in 1950s Bucharest

Rendering Istanbul’s Periodic Bazaars Invisible: Reflections on Urban Transformation and Contested Space

Securing the Majority: Living through Uncertainty in Jakarta

Microcitizenships: Fractious Forms of Urban Belonging after Argentine Neoliberalism

Fractures in Meta‐Narratives of Development: An Interpretive Institutionalist Account of Land Use Development in the Boston City‐Region

Ain’t about Politics? The Wicked Power‐Geometry of Sydney’s Greening Governance

Book Reviews

Zimbabwe’s Exodus: Crisis, Migration, Survival – Edited by Jonathan Crush and Daniel Tevera; Surviving on the Move: Migration, Poverty and Development in Southern Africa – Edited by Jonathan Crush and Bruce Frayne

The Great Urban Transformation: Politics of Land and Property in China – By You‐Tien Hsing

Favela: Four Decades of Living on the Edge in Rio de Janeiro – By Janice Perlman

Ghetto Urbain. Ségrégation, Violence, Pauvreté en France Aujourd’hui – By Didier Lapeyronnie

New Faces in New Places: The Changing Geography of American Immigration – Edited by Douglas S. Massey

City Bound: How States Stifle Urban Innovation – By Gerald E. Frug and David J. Barron

Loose Space: Possibility and Diversity in Urban Life – Edited by Karen A. Franck and Quentin Stevens

Henri Lefebvre, State, Space, World: Selected Essays – Edited by Neil Brenner and Stuart Elden