New Issue of Urbanities – Journal of Urban Ethnography

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November 1, 2016
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Political Science, Social Sciences, Sociology, Urban History / Studies

Urbanities is an open-access peer-reviewed international academic journal launched in 2011. It is published on-line twice a year, in May and in November, by in association with the International Urban Symposium (IUS) and the Commission on Urban Anthropology (CUA).

Urbanities Volume 6, Number 2, November 16, 2016


Table of Contents

“Anglo-Indian Returnees: Reverse Migration to Goa,” Robyn Andrews 

“Faith, Space and Selfhood in Est London ‘Youth Gang’ Culture,” Gary Armstrong and James Rosbrook-Thompson

“How the Crisis Helped Informality Re-enter the Temple: A New Sicilian Custom,” Marcello Mollica 

“Experiments in Civil Society in Post-war Urban Sicily: Danilo Dolci and the Case of Partinico 1955-1978,” Peter Jones 

“‘You Want to East Pizza with your Feet on the Table’:Dropping Out of School in Spain in the Context of the Financial Crisis,” Margarita delOlmo and Patricia Mata-Benito

“Commons vs Commodity: Urban Environmentalisms and the Transforming Tale of the East Kolkata Wetlands,” Jenia Mukherjee and Gorky Chakraborty

Conference Reports
“Purposeful Agency and Governance: A Bridgeable Gap,” Italo Pardo and Giuliana B. Prato
“Understanding the Postcolonial City: New Directions for Urban Research,” Hemangini Gupta
Book Reviews
Ethan N. Elkind (2014). Railtown: The Fight for the Los Angeles Metro Rail and the Future of the City. Berkeley: University of California Press. Fernando Monge
Fabien Frenzel and Ko Koens (eds) (2015). Tourism and Geographies of Inequality. The New
Global Slumming Phenomenon
. London: Routledge. Kelly McNeal
Matthew Gandy (2014). The Fabric of Space: Water, Modernity,and the Urban Imagination. Cambridge: MIT Press. Michel Rautenberg
Susannah Hagan (2015). Ecological Urbanism:The Nature of the City. NewYork: Routledge. Subhadra Channa
Tone Huse (2014). Everyday Life in the Gentrifying City:On Displacement, Ethnic Privileging and the Right to Stay Put. Farnham: Ashgate. Sweta Banerjee
Ian Lindsay (2014) Living with London Olympics: An Ethnography. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Giovanni Spissu

Film Reviews
Solaris. Directed by Pavel Borecký. (2015). 25 minutes. Colour. Distributed by Baltic Film and Media School, Tallinn University. Delyan Lyutskanov
Passinho Dance-Off. Directed by Emílio Domingos. (2013). 73 minutes. Colour. Osmose Filmes. Helaine Christian Alves Santos
The Bastard Sings the Sweetest Song. Directed by Christy Garland. (2012). 90 min, Colour. Produced by Chris Bennett and Christy Garland. Milena Belloni and Federica Setti
Behind The Screen. Directed by Aung Nwai Htway. (2012). 35mins. Colour. Distributed by Yangon Film School. Timothy P.A. Cooper
Tyres. Directed by Kyaw Myo Lwin. (2013). 33 minutes, B&W and Colour. Distributed by Yangon Film School. Freek Colombijn
Power to the Pedals: Wenzday Jane and the Culture of Change. Directed by Bob Nesson. 2016. 32 min, Colour. Distributed by Documentary Educational Resources. DVD. Ignacio Fradejas-García and Jabir Lund

Contact Info: 

Jerome Krase, CoEditor Urbanities


Brooklyn College, CUNY

Brooklyn, New York 11210

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