Volume 38  Issue 3  May 2014

Urban Worlds

The ‘Urban Age’ in Question

LGBT Neighbourhoods and ‘New Mobilities’: Towards Understanding Transformations in Sexual and Gendered Urban Landscapes


Racialization and Rescaling: Post‐Katrina Rebuilding and the Louisiana Road Home Program

Understanding Urban Processes in Flint, Michigan: Approaching ‘Subaltern Urbanism’ Inductively

A Springtime Journey to the Soviet Union: Postwar Planning and Policy Mobilities through the Iron Curtain

Macau Metropolis and Mental Life: Interior Urbanism and the Chinese Imaginary

Glorified Fantasies and Masterpieces of Deception on Importing Las Vegas into the ‘New South Africa’

Urban Governance and the ‘European City’: Ideals and Realities in Dublin, Ireland

Panama as Palimpsest: The Reformulation of the ‘Transit Corridor’ in a Global Economy

The Changing Nature of Border, Scale and the Production of Hong Kong’s Water Supply System since 1959

The Politics of Property in Planning: Hezbollah’s Reconstruction of Haret Hreik (Beirut, Lebanon) as Case Study

Whose Right to Jerusalem?

Relational Comparison and LGBTQ Activism in European Cities

The Rise of Ethnicity under China’s Market Reforms

Let Their Voices Be Seen: Exploring Mental Mapping as a Feminist Visual Methodology for the Study of Migrant Women

Competing Visions of Community: Empowerment and Abandonment in the Governance of Coalfield Regeneration

Incoherence and Tension in Culture‐Led Redevelopment


Introduction: Towards a Political Understanding of New Ruins

Ruinopolis: Post‐Imperial Theory and Learning from Las Vegas

The New Ruins of Ireland? Unfinished Estates in the Post‐Celtic Tiger Era

The Political Economy of Urban Ruins: Redeveloping Shanghai

Everybody Knows This is Nowhere: The Kiev Park of Memory and Post‐Soviet Urbanism in Context

Translating Space: the Politics of Ruins, the Remote and Peripheral Places

Book Reviews

Urban Theory beyond the West. A World of Cities – Edited by Tim Edensor and Mark Jayne

The Research Triangle. From Tobacco Road to Global Prominence – By William M. Rohe

Henri Lefebvre on Space: Architecture, Urban Research, and the Production of Theory – By Lukasz Stanek

The Politics of Urban Cultural Policy. Global Perspectives – Edited by Daniel Silver and Carl Grodach

Industrial Ruination, Community, and Place: Landscapes and Legacies of Urban Decline – By Alice Mah

Bird on Fire: Lessons from the World’s Least Sustainable City – By Andrew Ross

Accumulating Insecurity: Violence and Dispossession in the Making of Everyday Life – Edited by Shelley Feldman, Charles Geisler and Gayatri A. Menon

The Illegal City. Space, Law and Gender in a Delhi Squatter Settlement – By Ayona Datta