Volume 36  Issue 6  November 2012


From Los Angeles to Shanghai: Testing the Applicability of Five Urban Paradigms

Conflicting Green Landscape Ideologies in a Tai Rural Town in Thailand

Uneven Access to Local Power: Entrepreneurial Domination in the Design of Local Development in Chihuahua, Mexico

Participatory Budgeting in Italy: An Analysis of (Almost Democratic) Participatory Governance Arrangements

Emergent Transnational Spaces: Meat, Sweat and Global (Re)Production in the Heartland

The Dynamics of Multifaceted Gentrification: A Comparative Analysis of the Trajectories of Six Neighbourhoods in the Île‐de‐France Region

A Tale of Two Cities: Climate Change Policies in Vancouver and Melbourne — Barometers of Cooperative Federalism?

Rescaling Europe: Effects of Single European Market Regulations on Localized Networks of Governance in Land Development

Economic Development, Social Inclusion and Urban Governance: The Case of the City‐Region of Ottawa in Canada

Patterns of Population Growth in Peri‐Urban Accra, Ghana

Urban Population Development in Europe, 1991–2008: The Examples of Poland and the UK

Book Reviews

Social Formation in Dhaka, 1985–2005. A Longitudinal Study of Society in a Third World Megacity – By Kamal Siddiqui, Jamshed Ahmed, Kaniz Siddique, Sayeedul Huq, Abul Hossain, Shah Nazimud‐Doula and Nahid Rezawana; Urban Poverty in Bangladesh. Slum Communities, Migration and Social Integrations – By Shahadat Hossain

Worlding Cities: Asian Experiments and the Art of Being Global – Edited by Ananya Roy and Aihwa Ong

Planning and Decentralization — Contested Spaces for Public Action in the Global South – Edited by Victoria A. Beard, Faranak Miraftab and Christopher Silver

Understanding Cairo: The Logic of a City out of Control – By David Sims

Inheriting the City: The Children of Immigrants Come of Age – By Philip Kasinitz, John H. Mollenkopf, Mary C. Waters and Jennifer Holdaway

A Neighborhood That Never Changes: Gentrification, Social Preservation, and the Search for Authenticity – By Japonica Brown‐Saracino

Renewing Neighbourhoods: Work, Enterprise and Governance – By Stephen Syrett and David North

Small Towns and Big Business: Challenging Wal‐Mart Superstores – By Stephen Halebsky