Volume 39  Issue 5  September 2015


Fluid Spatial Imaginaries: Evolving Estuarial City-regional Spaces

Evidence of Place: Becoming a Region in Rural Canada

‘It’s Not Going to be Suburban, It’s Going to be All Urban’: Assembling Post-suburbia in the Toronto and Chicago Regions

Urbanization as A Process of State Building: Local Governance Reforms in China

Placing the Urban Village: A Spatial Perspective on the Development Process of Urban Villages in Contemporary China

The Slum Multiple: A Cyborg Micro-history of an Informal Settlement in Lisbon

Unsettling Neoliberal Rationalities: Engaged Ethnography and the Meanings of Responsibility in the Dominican Republic and Mexico

Disrupted Infrastructures: An Urban Political Ecology of Interrupted Electricity in Accra

‘We Live on Estimates’: Everyday Practices of Prepaid Electricity and the Urban Condition in Maputo, Mozambique

The Political Ecology of Virtual Water in Southern Spain


Debate on Karen Bakker’s Privatizing Water: Governance Failure and the World’s Urban Water Crisis

THE ETHICAL IMPERATIVE: A Commentary on Karen Bakker’s Privatizing Water

Bakker’s Privatizing Water and the Place of China’s Cities

Governance Failures in Neoliberal Times

Water, Water Everywhere! but What of the City? Still Incomplete and Uneven

Confessions of an Accidental Urbanist

Book Reviews

Lawrence J. Vale 2013: Purging the Poorest: Public Housing and the Design Politics of Twice-cleared Communities. Chicago: University of Chicago Press Patrick Sharkey 2013: Stuck in Place: Urban Neighborhoods and the End of Progress toward Racial Equality. Chicago: University of Chicago Press Silvia Dominguez 2011: Getting Ahead: Social Mobility, Public Housing and Immigrant Networks. New York: New York University Press

Susan M. Wachter and Kimberly A. Zeuli (eds.) 2013: Revitalizing American Cities. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press

Jennifer Hazen and Dennis Rodgers 2014: Global Gangs: Street Violence Across the World. Minneapolis and London: University of Minnesota Press

Cathy L. Schneider 2014: Police Power and Race Riots: Urban Unrest in Paris and New York. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press

Ben Campkin 2013: Remaking London: Decline and Regeneration in Urban Culture. London and New York: I.B. Tauris

Bradley L. Garrett 2013: Explore Everything: Place-hacking the City. London and New York: Verso

Squatting Europe Kollective with Claudio Cattaneo and Miguel A. Martínez (eds.) 2014: The Squatters’ Movement in Europe: Commons and Autonomy as Alternatives to Capitalism. London: Pluto Press

Liza Weinstein 2014: The Durable Slum: Dharavi and the Right to Stay Put in Globalizing Mumbai. Minneapolis and London: University of Minnesota Press