2018 Best Book in Urban Affairs Award

April 12, 2018UAA Community News

The Urban Affairs Association (UAA), the international professional association for urban scholars, researchers and public service professionals, convened its 48th Annual Conference in Toronto, Ontario, April 4-7, 2018. More than 1,000 participants, representing universities, research institutions, non-profit organizations, and public and private organizations/institutions from around the world met to discuss 21st century issues impacting urban … Read More

2018 Best Article in the Journal of Urban Affairs Award

April 12, 2018UAA Community News

The Urban Affairs Association (UAA), the international professional association for urban scholars, researchers and public service professionals, convened its 48th Annual Conference in Toronto, Ontario, April 4-7, 2018. More than 1,000 participants, representing universities, research institutions, non-profit organizations, and public and private organizations/institutions from around the world met to discuss 21st century issues impacting urban … Read More

2018 Marilyn J. Gittell Activist Scholar Award, Honorable Mention

April 12, 2018UAA Community News

The Urban Affairs Association (UAA), the international professional association for urban scholars, researchers and public service professionals, convened its 48th Annual Conference in Toronto, Ontario, April 4-7, 2018. More than 1,000 participants, representing universities, research institutions, non-profit organizations, and public and private organizations/institutions from around the world met to discuss 21st century issues impacting urban … Read More

2018 Marilyn J. Gittell Activist Scholar Award

April 12, 2018UAA Community News

The Urban Affairs Association (UAA), the international professional association for urban scholars, researchers and public service professionals, convened its 48th Annual Conference in Toronto, Ontario, April 4-7, 2018. More than 1,000 participants, representing universities, research institutions, non-profit organizations, and public and private organizations/institutions from around the world met to discuss 21st century issues impacting urban … Read More

Call for nominations: 2018 Jane Jacobs Urban Communication Book Award

March 28, 2018UAA Community News

Call for Nominations Urban Communication Foundation 2018 Jane Jacobs Urban Communication Book Award The annual Jane Jacobs Urban Communication Book Award recognizes an outstanding book, published in English, which exhibits excellence in addressing issues of urban communication. It is named in honor of the late social activist and author of The Death and Life of … Read More

CFP: Special Issue of the Journal Societies on Community Development for Equity and Empowerment

March 26, 2018UAA Community News

Special Issue of the Journal Societies on Community Development for Equity and Empowerment http://mdpi.com/journal/societies/special_issues/Community_Development Guest Editor: Professor Robert Silverman University at Buffalo, USA Deadline for manuscript submissions: 1 August 2018 In cities and settlements across the world, calls for equitable community development policy are unparalleled. The forces of globalization, neoliberalism, and accompanying austerity measures pose … Read More

New Book – Takeover: Race, Education, and American Democracy

March 14, 2018UAA Community News

New Book – Takeover: Race, Education, and American Democracy By Domingo Morel State takeovers of local governments have garnered national attention of late, particularly following the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. In most U.S. cities, local governments are responsible for decisions concerning matters such as the local water supply and school affairs. However, once a … Read More

Participate! Conference Deadline Extended to April 10, 2018

March 12, 2018UAA Community News

Abstract deadline EXTENDED to 10 April 2018. The University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Urban Planning and Policy will be hosting an international conference on participatory planning at UIC September 24-26, 2018. This conference focuses on socio-spatial concepts in interdisciplinary and participatory approaches to planning, community development, and on various approaches to implementing governance … Read More

New Edited Volume on Neighborhood Participation

March 7, 2018UAA Community News

An interdisciplinary collection of essays on neighborhood change and neighborhood participation has recently been published by Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman and Littlefield Publishers. It is entitled “Neighborhood Change and Neighborhood Action: The Struggle to Create Neighborhoods that Serve Human Needs.” The editor is R. Allen Hays, Emeritus Professor of Political Science and Public … Read More