Urban Geography

(The TQCC of Urban Geography is 6. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
Pandemic in a smart city: Singapore’s COVID-19 management through technology & society70
Ritornello: “People as Infrastructure”57
Localizing the SDGs in cities: reflections from an action research project in Bristol, UK38
The long shadow of the state: financializing the Chinese city35
Socio-economic segregation in European cities. A comparative study of Brussels, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Oslo and Stockholm32
Dynamics in the polycentric development of Chinese cities, 2001-201626
Climate urbanism as critical urban theory25
Animating caste: visceral geographies of pigs, caste, and violent nationalisms in Chennai city25
The urban politics of policy failure24
Activating urban environments as social infrastructure through civic stewardship24
Digitally enabled diverse economies: exploring socially inclusive access to the circular economy in the city22
Community gardening in Hellinikon as a resistance struggle against neoliberal urbanism: spatial autogestion and the right to the city in post-crisis Athens, Greece22
Social infrastructure and public life – notes on Finsbury Park, London21
Social infrastructure: why it matters and how urban geographers might study it21
Governing homeowner associations in China’s gated communities: the extension of state infrastructural power and its uneven reach21
The density dilemma: there is always too much and too little of it21
The role of spatial planning in transitioning to circular urban development21
Placing cities in the circular economy: neoliberal urbanism or spaces of socio-ecological transition?20
Climate urbanism through the lens of informal settlements19
Autonomous vehicle experiments and the city19
Metropolisation: the winding road toward the citification of the region18
Climate urbanism: crisis, capitalism, and intervention17
Claiming value in a heterogeneous solid waste configuration in Kampala16
Urban life in the shadows of infrastructural death: from people as infrastructure to dead labor and back again16
The relational co-production of “success” and “failure,” or the politics of anxiety of exporting urban “models” elsewhere16
From circular consumers to carriers of (unsustainable) practices: socio-spatial transformations in the Circular City16
U.S. suburbs and the global COVID-19 pandemic: from cleanscapes to safescapes 2.0? The case of the New York metropolitan area16
The three modes of existence of the pandemic smart city16
The touristification of nightlife: some theoretical notes14
The urban class structure: class change and spatial divisions from a multidimensional class perspective14
Policing the future, disrupting urban policy today. Predictive policing, smart city, and urban policy in Memphis (TN)14
Apps, maps and war rooms: on the modes of existence of “COVtech” in India14
World cities of ride-hailing14
“Insurrection is not a spectacle”: experiencing and contesting touristification in Exarcheia, Athens13
Continental metropolitanization: Chongqing and the urban origins of China’s Belt and Road Initiative13
Evictions as infrastructural events13
Introduction: displacement, asylum and the city – theoretical approaches and empirical findings13
Capital switching, spatial fix, and the paradigm shifts of China’s urbanization13
Discursive practices of territorial stigmatization: how newspapers frame violence and crime in a Chicago community13
Expulsion: A type of forced mobility experienced by homeless people in Canada13
The New Urban Displacements? Finance-Led Capitalism, Austerity, and Rental Housing Dynamics12
Gentrification and social classes in Paris, 1982-200812
Refugees and the transforming landscapes of small cities in the US12
Mobilizing legal expertise in and against cities: urban planning amidst increased legal action in Bogotá12
The work of foodification: an analysis of food gentrification in Turin, Italy12
Eco-communities as insurgent climate urbanism: radical urban socio-material transformations11
The uncharted foreign actors, investments, and urban models in African new city building11
Universities and urban social structure: gentrification, studentification, and youthification in five United States legacy cities11
Limited urban citizenship: the case of community councils in East Jerusalem11
Refugee urbanism: seeing asylum “like a city”11
Symbolic domination in the neoliberal city: space, class, and residential stigma11
Constructing an “infrastructure of care” – understanding the institutional remnants and socio-technical practices that constitute South Africa’s Covid-19 response11
Negotiating urban solidarities: multiple agencies and contested meanings in the making of solidarity cities11
‘A world of many Souths’: (anti)Blackness and historical difference in conversation with Ananya Roy11
Productive tensions? The “city” across geographies of planetary urbanization and the urban age11
The service hub as bypassed social infrastructure: evidence from inner-city Osaka11
The compassionate invisibilization of homelessness: where revanchist and supportive city policies meet10
Bunkering down? The geography of elite residential basement development in London10
Moving the mountain and greening the sea: the micropolitics of speculative green urbanism at Forest City, Iskandar Malaysia10
Not entirely displacement: conceptualizing relocation in Ethiopia and South Africa as “disruptive re-placement”10
Becoming killable: white-tailed deer management and the production of overabundance in the Blue Hills10
Gentrification in large Canadian cities: tenure, age, and exclusionary displacement 1991-201110
People’s absence from public places: academic research in the post-covid-19 era10
Rethinking climate futures through urban fabrics: (De)growth, densification, and the politics of scale10
Reimagining the physical/social infrastructure of the American street: policy and design for mobility justice and conviviality10
Nuancing student geographies: studentscapes in post-industrial cities9
State and collective ownership: thwarting and enabling financialization?9
From displacements to rent control and housing justice9
Class monopoly rent, property relations, and Portland's homeless crisis9
Fossil urbanism: fossil fuel flows, settler colonial circulations, and the production of carbon cities9
Urban densification and exclusionary pressure: emerging patterns of gentrification in Oslo9
Cultivated, feral, wild: the urban as an ecological formation9
Governing urban infrastructures under pandemic conditions: some thoughts8
Decline machines and economic development: rust belt cities and Flint, Michigan8
Wood works: how local value chains based on urban forests contribute to place-based circular economy8
Gentrification in the media: the eviction of critical class perspective8
Co-producing urban expertise for SDG localization: the history and practices of urban knowledge production in South Africa8
Transnational gentrification and the housing market during pandemic times, Lisbon style8
Rethinking the post-socialist city8
Light infrastructures and intimate publics in the vertical city8
Changing neighborhoods, shifting connections: mapping relational geographies of gentrification using social media data8
The policing of Black debt: how the municipal bond market regulates the right to water8
Coyotes and more-than-human commons: exploring co-existence through Toronto’s Coyote Response Strategy8
Rethinking the off-grid city8
Introduction: rethinking urban density8
Urban village on a global scale: Diverse interpretations of one label8
Planning for craft breweries: neolocalism, third places and gentrification7
Contesting density: beyond nimby-ism and usual suspects in governing the future city7
Geopolitical boundaries and urban borderlands in an Ethiopian frontier city7
Becoming more polycentric: public transport and location choices in the Munich Metropolitan Area7
Mobilizing heterogeneity: understanding the dynamic qualities and diversity of energy access in Maputo7
“Cuando Colón baje el dedo”: the role of repair in urban reproduction7
Aesthetic politics and community gardens in Singapore7
Towards a parallel exceptional welfare system: the scaling down and out of forced migrants’ reception in Italy7
Formality and informality in e-waste economies: exploring caste-class in urban land and labor practices7
Seeking polycentric post-suburbanization: a view from the urban region of Milan7
Urban infrastructure in the framework of mega-event exceptionalism: Glasgow and the 2014 Commonwealth Games7
Cuban migrants and the making of Havana’s property market7
Decline-induced displacement: the case of Detroit7
Urban renewal without gentrification: toward dual goals of neighborhood revitalization and community preservation?7
Spatial distribution of urban gardens on vacant land and rooftops: A case study of 'The Garden City Initiative' in Taipei City, Taiwan7
Urban property as security: examining the intersections between Africa’s growing middle classes and urban transformations6
Thinking topologically about urban climate finance: geographical inequalities and Mexico’s urban landscapes of infrastructure investment6
Rebranding place “to build community”: neighborhood branding in Buffalo, NY6
Revisiting entrepreneurial governance in China’s urban redevelopment: a case from Wuhan6
State/finance symbiosis6
Land back / cities back6
Problematizing infrastructural “fixes”: critical perspectives on technocratic approaches to Green Infrastructure6
The spatiality of poverty and popular agency in the GCR: constituting an extended urban region6
Space and social capital: social contacts in a segregated city6
Connecting Chinese cities with the global performing arts market: the geographies of performing-arts consumption in China6
The urbanising dynamics of global China: speculation, articulation, and translation in global capitalism6
Restructuring Beijing: upscaling a megacity toward the capital city-region6
Skateboarder and scooter-rider perceptions of the urban environment: a qualitative analysis of user-generated content6
Beyond the car: how electric vehicles may enable new forms of material politics at the intersection of the smart grid and smart city6
Community formation in talent worker housing: the case of Silicon Valley Talent Apartments, Shenzhen6
The limits to urban revolution: the transformation of Ankara, Turkey, under the Justice and Development Party6
Urban extractivism. Contesting megaprojects in Mexico City, rethinking urban values6