New Issue of CROLAR on Cities in Latin America

Out now – we are pleased to announce a new issue of the open access journal CROLAR ( with 25 reviews on current urban research in and from Latin America.



CROLAR – Critical Reviews on Latin American Research, Vol. 4:
Lo Urbano – Current Urban Research in and from Latin America
Edited by Frank Müller and Anke Schwarz


Focus: Lo Urbano

Tim Edensor and Mark Jayne (eds.) 2011: Urban Theories beyond the West. A World of Cities

Anne Huffschmid and Kathrin Wildner (eds.) 2013: Stadtforschung aus Lateinamerika. Neue urbane Szenarien: Öffentlichkeit, Territorialität, Imaginarios

Gisela Heffes (ed.) 2013: Utopías urbanas: geopolíticas del deseo en América Latina

Paola Alfaro d’Alenc¸on,Walter Alejandro Imilan, Lina María Sánchez (eds.) 2011: Lateinamerikanische Städte im Wandel. Zwischen lokaler Stadtgesellschaft und globalem Einfluss

Viviane Mahieux 2011: Urban Chroniclers in Modern Latin America. The Shared Intimacy of Everyday Life

Markus-Michael Müller 2012: Public Security in the Negotiated State. Policing in Latin America and Beyond

Raúl Zibechi 2011: Territorien des Widerstands. Eine politische Kartografie der urbanen Peripherien Lateinamerikas

André Cicalo 2012: Urban Encounters. Affirmative Action and Black Identities in Brazil

Artemio Abba et al. 2011: Horacio Torres y los mapas sociales. La construcción teórica del caso Buenos Aires

Emilio Pradilla Cobos (ed.) 2011: Ciudades compactas, dispersas, fragmentadas

Thomas Maloutas and Kuniko Fujita (eds.) 2012: Residential Segregation in Comparative Perspective. Making Sense of Contextual Diversity

Eduardo Cesar L. Marques 2012: Opportunities and deprivation in the Global South: Poverty, segregation and social networks in São Paulo

Gustavo Garza and Martha Schteingart (eds.) 2010: Los grandes problemas de México II: Desarrollo Urbano y Regional

Felipe Hernández, Peter Kellett and Lea K. Allen (eds.) 2012: Rethinking the informal City. Critical perspectives from Latin America

Janice Perlman 2010: Favela. Four Decades of Living on the Edge in Rio de Janeiro

metroZones (eds.) 2011: Urban Prayers. Neue religiöse Bewegungen in der globalen Stadt
Andrea Steinke

Olaf Kaltmeier (ed.) 2011: Selling EthniCity. Urban Cultural Politics in the Americas from the Conquest to Contemporary Consumer Societies

John T. Way 2012: The Mayan in the Mall. Globalization, Development, and the Making of Modern Guatemala

Arlene Dávila 2012: Culture Works. Space, Value, and Mobility Across the Neoliberal Americas

Rebecca E. Biron (ed.) 2009: City/Art: The Urban Scene in Latin America.
Richard Young and Amanda Holmes (eds.) 2010: Cultures of the City: Mediating Identities in Urban Latin/o America
Helmut K. Anheier and Yudhishthir Raj Isar (eds.) 2012: Cities, Cultural Policy and Governance

Classics revisited:  Lob (und Kritik) der Straße. Manuel Delgado zum Öffentlichen als konfliktiver Raum

Manuel Delgado 1999: El animal público. Hacia una antropología de los espacios urbanos
Manuel Delgado 2007: Sociedades Movedizas. Pasos hacia una antropología de las calles


Pedro Moctezuma Barragán 2012: La Chispa: Orígenes del Movimiento Urbano Popular en el Valle de México

Current Debates

Lisa M. Glidden 2011: Mobilizing Ethnic Identity in the Andes: A Study of Ecuador and Peru

Edward L. Gibson 2012: Boundary Control. Subnational Authoritarianism in Federal Democracies

Elsa Drucaroff 2011: Los prisioneros de la torre

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