City & Community


A journal of the ASA Section on Community and Urban Sociology


"With its blend of cutting-edge theory and on-the-ground research, City & Community has established itself as a must-read for all urban sociologists in North America . . ."  Sharon Zukin, Brooklyn College

 

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Editor: Hilary Silver, Brown University
ISSN: 1535-6841
Quarterly: March, June, September, December


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City & Community aims to advance urban sociological theory, promote the highest quality empirical research on communities and urban social life, and encourage sociological perspectives on urban policy. It welcomes contributions that employ quantitative and qualitative methods as well as comparative and historical approaches. The journal encourages manuscripts exploring the interface of global and local issues, locally embedded social interaction and community life, urban culture and the meaning of place, and sociological approaches to urban political economy. The journal also seeks articles on urban spatial arrangements, social impacts of local natural and built environments, urban and rural inequalities, virtual communities, and other topics germane to urban life and communities that will advance general sociological theory. 

 

Selected Articles  

Territories of Concern: Vacant Housing and Perceived Disorder on Three Suburban Blocks Mike Owen Benediktsson, September 2014

Gay Neighborhoods and the Rights of the Vicarious Citizen Theodore Greene, June 2014

Do-It-Yourself Urban Design: The Social Practice of Informal “Improvement” Through Unauthorized Alteration Gordon C. C. Douglas, March 2014 Watch the video abstract

Dilemmas of Disaster Zones: Tax Incentives and Business Reinvestment in the Gulf Coast after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita Kevin Fox Gotham, December 2013

Participation in Context: Neighborhood Diversity and Organizational Involvement in Boston Van C. Tran, Corina Graif, Alison D. Jones, Mario L. Small, and Christopher Winship, September 2013

Neighborhood Access to Transit by Race, Ethnicity, and Poverty in Portland, OR Brian S. McKenzie, June 2013

Symposium on Robert J. Sampson's Great American City: Chicago and the Enduring Neighborhood Effect March 2013

Neighborhoods on the Rise: A Typology of Neighborhoods Experiencing Socioeconomic Ascent Ann Owens, December 2012

Parkour, The Affective Appropriation of Urban Space, and the Real/Virtual Dialectic Jeffrey L. Kidder, September 2012 Watch the video abstract

City Growth Under Conflict Conditions: The View from Nyala, Darfur Anne Bartlett, Jennifer Alix-Garcia, and David S. Saah, June 2012

Lending in the Modern Era: Does Racial Composition of Neighborhoods Matter When Individuals Seek Home Financing? A Pilot Study in New England Meghan Kuebler, March 2012