Urban Studies

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Springer’s publications in Urban Studies include high impact books, leading journals, monographs, edited volumes, book series, and reference works. Browse our products, join the open access movement, learn more about our unique multi-format publishing model, and benefit from our services.

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International and Transnational Perspectives on Urban Systems” reviews the recent evolutions of cities in the world according to entirely revised theoretical fundamentals of urban systems. It relies on a vision of cities sharing common dynamic features as co-evolving entities in complex systems. Systems of cities that are interdependent in their evolutions are characterized in the context of that dynamics.

Juliana Pitanguy, Publishing Editor

Selected open access articles (published Open Choice)

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SN Grand Challenges © SpringerNatureSpringer’s publications in Urban Studies align with Springer Nature’s wider goal of highlighting the best research that can advance our understanding of how to make cities sustainable. This commitment to sustainable cities research is part of the Springer Nature Grand Challenges programme, which aims to deliver the most rigorous research to all who are in a position to take action to solve the urgent global challenges that face us as a society. For more information about this initiative, visit our Grand Challenges portal​​​​​​​.

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