Call for Papers – The Journal of Urban Affairs Special Issue, Police and Policing in 21st Century Cities (Abstract deadline: September 15, 2020)

August 4, 2020Journal of Urban Affairs, UAA Community News

Call for Papers Journal of Urban Affairs  Special Issue Theme: Police and Policing in 21st Century Cities Guest Editor: Michael Leo Owens, Ph. D. Emory University, United States Email: michael.leo.owens@emory.edu The urban world is a world of police. Whether in the Global North or South, democracies or autocracies, police are present in our cities and metropoles. In … Read More

Special Issue Call for Papers Abstracts due August 3, 2020 (Journal of Community Practice)

July 2, 2020UAA Community News

In the wake of global protests spurred by acts of police brutality in the United States, the Journal of Community Practice is seeking empirical, theoretical, and practice-based articles for a special issue examining racial justice in Black and Brown communities. Racial justice goes beyond paying lip service to inequalities. Instead, it entails institutional changes aimed … Read More

Special Issue, Unequal Schools and Communities: A Critical Examination of Neoliberal Education Reform (Journal of Urban Affairs)

July 1, 2020Journal of Urban Affairs, UAA Community News

Articles from The Journal of Urban Affairs’ current Special Issue, Unequal Schools and Communities: A Critical Examination of Neoliberal Education Reform, are available for download now! You can also find videos to use in your remote classes! Introduction By Guest Editors: Julia Sass Rubin , Ryan M. Good & Michelle Fine Over the past twenty … Read More

Planning Forum Call for Abstracts – Deadline July 15, 2020

June 30, 2020UAA Community News

Planning Forum, a scholarly journal on planning and urban development, and led by students at the University of Texas at Austin, is now seeking abstract submissions for its 2021 issue on the following, but not limited to, topics: Climate Change and Environmental Planning Historic Preservation in Planning Justice and Equity Land-use Regulations Planning in the … Read More

A Personal Note to the UAA Community from the Executive Director: A follow-up to the “UAA Statement Condemning Both Systemic Racism and Social Injustice”

June 19, 2020UAA Community News

On a daily and sometimes hourly basis, I receive emails from various businesses, institutions, and organizations that contain statements against racism and injustices, in response to recent tragic events and mass protests. As a person of color, and a veteran of Black students’, anti-war, and women’s rights organizations, who has personally experienced institutionalized racism and … Read More

JUA Special Issue: Promoting Social Justice and Equity in Shrinking Cities (Journal of Urban Affairs)

June 10, 2020Journal of Urban Affairs, UAA Community News

Articles from the Journal of Urban Affairs‘ current Special Issue, Promoting Social Justice and Equity in Shrinking Cities, are available for download now! Introduction By Robert Mark Silverman Shrinking cities are a global phenomenon, with notable examples in Europe, North America, Asia, and other parts of the world. Past research has examined shrinking cities in … Read More