Chicago Virtual Issue - International Journal of Urban and Regional Research

Tuesday 21 April 2015

Chicago occupies a unique place in the field of urban studies. Site and subject of the Chicago School of urban sociology; infamous for its entrenched patterns of racial segregation and social stratification; derided for its heavy-handed, machine-style politics; and recognized for its community organizing, labor activism, and struggles over decent housing—Chicago has long captured the interest and imagination of urbanists, and the research conducted here has been a key reference point for generations of scholars the world over. This virtual special issue highlights some of the research on Chicago published in the pages of IJURR since the early 1990s, providing a critical examination of key facets of this enigmatic American city.

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