The Journal of Urban History is pleased to announce the table of contents for the January 2021 issue.
Journal of Urban History
Volume 47, Number 1/January 2021
Fred Trump, the Ku Klux Klan, and Grassroots Redlining in Interwar America
The Origin of Informality in a Brazilian Planned City: Belo Horizonte 1889-1900
Daniel L. McDonald
Of Private and Social in Socialist Cities: The Individualizing Turn in Housing in Medium-Sized City in Socialist Yugoslavia
The Evolution and Transformation of Bankside, London, 1947-2019
The Making of New York’s Avenue of the Americas: Transnational Circuits of Urban Renewal
The City within the City: A Glimpse of Elite Formation in Deptford, London and Dadaocheng, Taipei
Niki J. P. Alsford
Mobilization of the Masses: Dutch Planners, Local Politics, and the Threat of the Motor Age 1960-1980
Cultural Values and Urban Planning in China: Evidence of Constraints and Agency in the Development of the Historic City of Yangzhou
Xu Huang and Jan van Weesep
The Politics of a Transnational Built Environment
Anthony D. King (2016). Writing the Global City: Globalisation, Postcolonialism and the Urban. New York: Routledge, 206 pp., illustrations, notes, index, $156 (cloth), $47.96 (paper).
Nancy H. Kwak (2015). A World of Homeowners: American Power and the Politics of Housing Aid. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 312 pp., illustrations, notes, index, $45 (cloth), $30 (paper).
Felicity D. Scott (2016). Outlaw Territories: Environments of Insecurity/Architectures of Counterinsurgency. New York: Zone Books, 560 pp., illustrations, notes, index, $39.95 (cloth).
Towards a More “Purple” U.S. Political History: Continuity and Consensus in Post 1960’s Metropolitan America
Brent Cebul, Lily Geismer, and Mason B. Williams, eds. (2019). Shaped by the State—Toward a New Political History of the Twentieth Century. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. 376 + viii pp., notes, illustration, index, $35.00 (paper).
James DeFilippis, ed. (2016). Urban Policy in the Time of Obama. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press. 346 + xi pp., illustrations, notes, index, $105.00 (cloth), $30.00 (paper).
Christina D. Rosan (2016). Governing the Fragmented Metropolis: Planning for Regional Sustainability. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 235 + x pp., notes, bibliography, index, $59.95 (cloth).
Social Planning in a Physical World
Joel E. Black and Ruth L. Steiner
Gregory L. Heller (2013). Ed Bacon: Planning, Politics, and the Building of Modern Philadelphia. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 306 + xiv pp., illustrations, notes, index, $39.95 (cloth).
Norman Krumholz and Kathryn Wertheim Hexter (eds.) (2018). Advancing Equity Planning Now. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 282 + xiv pp., graphs, $24.95 (paper).
Scott Larson (2013). “Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind”: Contemporary Planning in New York City. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 187 + viii pp., notes, bibliography, index, $28.95 (paper).
Harold Platt (2015). Building the Urban Environment: Visions of the Organic City in the United States, Europe, and Latin America. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 302 pp., maps, notes, index, $89.50 (cloth), $29.95 (paper).
Heywood T. Sanders (2014). Convention Center Follies: Politics, Power, and Public Investment in American Cities. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 514 + xii pp., illustrations, notes, index, $59.95 (cloth).
New Directions in Carceral Studies
Hilary L. Coulson
Victor Bailey (2019). The Rise and Fall of the Rehabilitative Ideal, 1895-1970. New York: Routledge, x + 503 pp., notes, bibliography, index, $54.95 (paper), $170 (cloth).
Robert T. Chase, ed. (2019). Caging Borders and Carceral States: Incarcerations, Immigration Detentions, and Resistance. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, xi + 407 pp., biographies, index, $29.95 (paper).
Brendan O’Flaherty and Rajiv Sethi (2019). Shadows of Doubt: Stereotypes, Crime, and the Pursuit of Justice. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, xi + 290 pp., $27.95 (cloth).
Anne E. Parsons (2018). From Asylum to Prison: Deinstitutionalization and the Rise of Mass Incarceration. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 155 pp., notes, bibliography, index, $29.90 (cloth).
Carl Suddler (2019). Presumed Criminal: Black Youth and the Justice System in Postwar New York. New York: New York University Press, ix + 156 pp., acknowledgements, bibliography, notes, index, $45 (cloth).
Amy Louise Wood and Natalie J. Ring, eds. (2019). Crime and Punishment in the Jim Crow South. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 214 pp., contributors, index, $26.00 (paper), $99.00 (cloth).
Reckoning with Regionalism: Race, Place, and Power in Urban History
P. Nicole King
Elliott J. Gorn (2018). Let the People See: The Story of Emmett Till. New York: Oxford University Press, 299 + xi pp., illustrations, notes, index, $27.95 (cloth).
Brian McCammack (2017). Landscapes of Hope: Nature and the Great Migration in Chicago. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 364 pp., illustrations, notes, index, $49.95 (cloth).
Brian Purnell, Jeanne Theoharis, and Komozi Woodard (2019). The Strange Careers of the Jim Crow North: Segregation and Struggle outside of the South. New York: New York University Press, 331 + vi pp., illustrations, notes, index, $30.00 (paper).
Model, Medium, and Metaphor: Planning and Design Confront the Natural World
John Beardsley and Daniel Bluestone, eds. (2019). Landscape and the Academy. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 333 + viii pp., illustrations, contributors, index, $65.00 (cloth).
Timothy Beatley (2016). Handbook of Biophilic City Planning & Design. Washington, DC: Island Press, 260 + xx pp., bibliography, index, $40.00 (paper), $80.00 (cloth).
Timothy Beatley, Carla Jones, and Reuben Rainey (2018). Healthy Environments, Healing Spaces: Practices and Directions in Health, Planning and Design. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 288 pp., illustrations, tables, index, $70 (cloth).
Charles A. Birnbaum and Scott Craver, eds. (2018) Shaping the Postwar Landscape: New Profiles from the Pioneers of American Landscape Design Project. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 216 + xv pp., illustrations, maps, index, $65 (cloth).
Jana VanderGoot (2018). Architecture and the Forest Aesthetic: A New Look at Design and Resilient Urbanism. New York: Routledge, 255+ xv pp., illustrations, maps, bibliography, index, $50.95 (paper), $185 (cloth).
Charles Waldheim (2016). Landscape as Urbanism: A General Theory. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 183 + ix pp., illustrations, maps, notes, index, credits, $45 (cloth).
Contesting Los Angeles: Nodes of Race, Space, and Power in the Modern City
Jean-Paul R. Contreras deGuzman
Sarah S. Elkind (2011). How Local Politics Shape Federal Policy: Business, Power, and the Environment in Twentieth-Century Los Angeles. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 267 + xii pp., illustrations, photographs, notes, bibliography, index, $45.00 (cloth).
David M. Struthers (2019). The World in a City: Multiethnic Radicalism in Early Twentieth-Century Los Angeles. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 227 + x pp., notes, bibliography, index, $99.00 (cloth), $28.00 (paper).
David Torres-Rouff (2013). Before L.A.: Race, Space, and Municipal Power in Los Angeles, 1781-1894. New Haven: Yale University Press, 361 + xiii pp., illustrations, notes, index, $65.00 (cloth).