Local Government in Australia: History, Theory and Public Policy by Bligh Grant and Joseph Drew Published by Springer Palgrave

March 28, 2017UAA Community News

This is the first comprehensive book examining local government in the Australian federation for several decades. It is written from the perspective of political studies, incorporating elements of economics and public administration. In 12 chapters, it covers four broad topics. First, it provides a history of local government in Australia in the individual colonies and … Read More

Via The Guardian: Saskia Sassen on Jane Jacobs’ Legacy and the Relevance of “Place”

March 15, 2017UAA Community News

A timely reminder of Jane Jacobs’ contribution to our understanding of urban living. Sassen provides a vivid story of her encounter with Jane Jacobs’ sharp and critical mind while also providing an important reminder about the relevance of place in our global world. https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2016/may/04/jane-jacobs-100th-birthday-saskia-sassen?CMP=share_btn_fb Join us Saturday, April 22, 2017 @ 1pm to “What would … Read More

Erualdo R. González, Ph.D. Publishes New Book, “Latino City: Urban Planning, Politics, and the Grassroots”

March 7, 2017UAA Community News

Erualdo R. González is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies at California State University, Fullerton. González’s book Latino City: Urban Planning, Politics, and the Grassroots provides an in-depth case study of new urbanism, creative class, and transit-oriented models of planning and their implementation in Santa Ana, California, one of the … Read More

Dr. Shoshanah B.D. Goldberg-Miller publishes new book, “Planning for a City of Culture: Creative Urbanism in Toronto and New York.”

February 28, 2017UAA Community News

Shoshanah B.D. Goldberg-Miller, Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University Department of Arts Administration, Education and Policy and Affiliate Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning at OSU’s Knowlton School of Architecture has published “Planning for a City of Culture” (Routledge, March 2017). Praise for the book: “Arts and culture are critical to the social and … Read More

Earn your MS in Urban Policy & Leadership at Hunter College, City University of New York-Application Deadline, March 15

February 27, 2017UAA Community News

  Interested in honing your skills in urban policy and governance? Hoping for a future in advocacy, organizing, government or non-profit management? Earn a 36 credit MS in Urban Policy and Leadership at Hunter College of the City University of New York. The deadline for applications is March 15th. Open house for prospective students on … Read More

Invitation to the Participatory Urbanism Conference

February 21, 2017UAA Community News

What does a smart city look like when it is created from the bottom-up? On April 7-8, help us imagine what a smart city can be when it is people-friendly, inclusive and sustainable at the Participatory Urbanism Forum in Brussels. Two days of panels, workshops and collaboration between experts and practitioners across all sectors, to … Read More

Earn a degree with sustainability: MA in Geography and Urban Studies at Temple University

February 7, 2017UAA Community News

Temple University’s College of Liberal Arts offers a MA in Geography and Urban Studies, centered around the themes of sustainability, globalization, social justice, and geographic methods. The program is designed to prepare students for further graduate study or professional positions related to urban and economic development, environmental sustainability and social justice. The curriculum provides training … Read More