Welcome to the latest SAGE Geography & Urban Studies update. We’ve collected together some of our most thought provoking articles as well as new book releases, calls for papers and special issues and collections.
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Thursday 30 August 2018, Session 4 (16:50 - 18:30)
Friday 31 August 2018, Session 1 (09:00 - 10:40)
We are pleased to introduce Robert Costanza as the new Editor of The Anthropocene Review—Robert will start in August 2018. Publishing 3 issues a year, The Antropocene Review was recently accepted into the Web of Science, and focuses on all aspects of research pertaining to the Anthropocene.
International Migration Review (IMR) premieres with SAGE in its 52nd volume and new research on the determinants of anti-immigrant sentiments. IMR’s sister journal, the Journal on Migration and Human Security, is also new to SAGE, exploring topics ranging from family reunification to the impact of for-profit prisons on immigrant detention.
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The first (double) issue of the newest journal from the Environment and Planning suite has been published. E&P: Nature and Space will push the ways we understand the uneven, dynamic, and often unjust intersections of nature and space with particular interest in their societal, political, and economic dimensions.
Read the inauguaral editorial here.
This virtual collection brings together six articles Tourism and Hospitality Research articles which highlight, through case study and survey research, key issues in coastal areas in The Pacific, North America, northern and southern Europe and the Caribbean.
This collection brings together an array of twenty-five papers to celebrate the twenty-fifth volume of cultural geographies.
This special issue highlights the importance of a cultural geographies perspective on precarity in examining and challenging precarity as a new normal, which, in an increasingly precarious world, is a key concern for future geographical scholarship.
This issue of Environment & Urbanization provides evidence that the conventional processes associated with access to finance often perpetuate social and economic disadvantage. Structural changes to the institutions associated with finance are needed to tackle urban poverty and lay the foundations for improved outcomes at the city and national scales.
In response to recent natural disasters around the globe, urban studies scholars have looked to the pages of Urban Affairs Review (UAR) to understand the causes and consequences of these events. In a new virtual issue, UAR highlights several previously published articles that explain how citizens and governments contend with natural disasters, and how, in the words of Peter Dreier, disasters expose underlying fault lines in politics and civicl society.
There has been a long overdue revival of interest recently amongst economic and development geographers in questions of geographical uneven development. The 13 articles selected for this virtual issue illustrate that the journal provided an intellectual home to key contributions to this debate. This introduction provides an overview of key themes emerging from the articles and highlights their main scholarly contributions.
Human resource practices and innovation in the hotel industry: The mediating role of human capital by Julia Nieves and Agustín Quintana
In a broken world: Towards an ethics of repair in the Anthropocene by Duncan P McLaren
Can the straw man speak? Dark Ages Cold Period: A literature review and directions for future research by Samuli Helama, Phil D Jones and Keith R Briffa
Hydraulic Fracturing: A Review of Implications for Food Systems Planning by Kameshwari Pothukuchi, Melissa Arrowsmith and Natalie Lyon
Guidance on Conducting a Systematic Literature Review by Yu Xiao and Maria Watson
Winner of Urban Studies Best Paper Article Prize
Stretching the concept of ‘borrowed size’ by Evert J Meijers and Martijn J Burger
Comparison between own and others’ travel motives: A research note by Rouven Doran, Svein Larsen, and Katharina Wolff
Comparative approaches to gentrification: Lessons from the rural by Martin Phillips and Darren P Smith
Comparative ruralism and ‘opening new windows’ on gentrification by Martin Phillips and Darren P Smith
Crisis and post-crisis urban gardening initiatives from a Southern European perspective: The case of Barcelona by Laura Calvet-Mir and Hug March
Responsibility, polity, value: The (un)changing norms of planning practices by Federico Savini
The role of leadership in place-based development and building institutional arrangements by LG Horlings, D Rosep, and W Wellbrock
A new edition of the accessible and student-friendly 'how to' for anyone using R for the first time, for use in spatial statistical analysis, geocomputation and digital mapping.
David Beer examines contemporary capitalism through the lens of data analytics.
Fully updated student introduction to geographical thought, from Arild Holt-Jensen, recipient of the SSAG 2018 Vega Gold Medal.
In 2019, the Journal of Planning Literature will publish a special issue on Urban Planning Research and Practice in China. The special issue can enrich international literature, and the findings can shed light on urban policies and programs in China and other countries. Key topic areas include urban planning and design, climate change, public health, and intergenerational familial arrangements.
Deadline: September 1, 2018