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First issue of the Journal of Urban Cultural Studies

I received a copy of the first issue of the Journal of Urban Cultural Studies in the post today (its out in advance of its 2014 publication date). It’s really nicely produced and looks like its going to be a … Continue reading

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China Constructing Capitalism

This looks like a really important intervention. Routledge have just published China Constructing Capitalism: Economic Life and Urban Change by Michael Keith, Scott Lash, Jakob Arnoldi and Tyler Rooker. Here is the overview from the publishers website: China has been … Continue reading

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Urban Cultural Studies audio podcasts

The Urban Cultural Studies blog, which is linked to the development of the new Journal of Urban Cultural Studies, is rapidly developing its series of audio podcasts. These are mostly linked to specific articles in the journal (which publishes its … Continue reading

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The sound of the city

There are some interesting pieces on the CUCR (Centre for Urban and Community Research) blog. The centre is based at Goldsmiths. The most recent post is a set of reflections by Alex Rhys Taylor on his recent work in urban … Continue reading

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Thinking urban worlds event audio

The audio of the talks from the recent Thinking Urban Worlds workshop are now available. The speakers included Colin McFarlane, Andy Merrifield, Stuart Elden, Simon Marvin and Gordon MacLeod.

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Hip hop as urban and regional research

An online first version of my article ‘Hip hop as urban and regional research: encountering an insider’s ethnography of city life’ has been published by the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. The paper version will be out in … Continue reading

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Popular culture and the ghetto

Here is an early view of an article in IJURR on popular culture and the imagining of ghettos and urban immobility by Rivke Jaffe. Looks really good.

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