Volume 38  Issue 4  July 2014


Power Relations and Social Mix in Metropolitan Neighbourhoods in North America and Europe: Moving Beyond Gentrification?

From Public Familiarity to Comfort Zone: The Relevance of Absent Ties for Belonging in Berlin’s Mixed Neighbourhoods

Negotiating Social Mix in Toronto’s First Public Housing Redevelopment: Power, Space and Social Control in Don Mount Court

Loving Diversity/Controlling Diversity: Exploring the Ambivalent Mobilization of Upper‐Middle‐Class Gentrifiers, South End, Boston

Neither ‘Deepest, Darkest Peckham’ nor ‘Run‐of‐the‐Mill’ East Dulwich: The Middle Classes and their ‘Others’ in an Inner‐London Neighbourhood

The Middle Class ‘at Home among the Poor’ — How Social Mix is Lived in Parisian Suburbs: Between Local Attachment and Metropolitan Practices

Urban Worlds

Gentrification in Spain and Latin America — a Critical Dialogue


Back to Little Havana: Controlling Gentrification in the Heart of Cuban Miami

Gentrification in Hong Kong? Epistemology vs. Ontology

‘Stop Being a Tourist!’ New Dynamics of Urban Tourism in Berlin‐Kreuzberg

Urban Segregation and Metropolitics in Latin America: The Case of Bogotá, Colombia

Relating a City’s History and Geography with Bourdieu: One Hundred Years of Spatial Distinction in Tel Aviv

Gendered Nature and Urban Culture: The Dialectics of Gated Developments in Izmir, Turkey

Housing Preferences of Temporary Migrants in Urban China in the wake of Gradual Hukou Reform: A Case Study of Shenzhen

Urban Geographies of Hesitant Transition: Tracing Socioeconomic Segregation in Post‐Ceauşescu Bucharest

Integration and Control: The Governing of Urban Marginality in Western Europe

The Institution of Hukou‐based Social Exclusion: A Unique Institution Reshaping the Characteristics of Contemporary Urban China

Remaking Equality: Community Governance and the Politics of Exclusion in Bogota’s Public Spaces

Policing Urban Natures: Conservation Officer Work in Ottawa and Toronto, Canada


Gentrifier? Who, Me? Interrogating the Gentrifier in the Mirror

‘We Are Here Alone’: The Ironic Potentials and Vulnerabilities of Mixed (Up) Districts in Central Jakarta

Jane Jacobs’ ‘Cities First’ Model and Archaeological Reality

Book Reviews

Shrinking Cities: International Perspectives and Policy Implications – Edited by Karina Pallagst, Thorsten Wiechmann and Cristina Martinez‐Fernandez; The City after Abandonment – Edited by Margaret Dewar and June Manning Thomas; The Last Days of Detroit: Motor Cars, Motown and the Collapse of an Industrial Giant – By Mark Binelli

Design after Decline: How America Rebuilds its Shrinking Cities – By Brent D. Ryan

On the Edge: The Contested Cultures of Suburbia – By Rupa Huq

Organising Waste in the City. International Perspectives on Narratives and Practices – Edited by Maria Jose Zapata Campos and C. Michael Hall

Degraded Work: The Struggle at the Bottom of the Labour Market – By Marc Doussard

The Berlin Reader. A Compendium on Urban Change and Activism – Edited by Matthias Bernt, Britta Grell and Andrej Holm

Securing the City: Neoliberalism, Space and Insecurity in Postwar Guatemala – Edited by Kevin Lewis O’Neill and Kendron Thomas

Reigning the River: Urban Ecologies and Political Transformation in Kathmandu – By Anne Rademacher