Urban Affairs Review is a peer-reviewed, bi-monthly journal focused on questions of politics, governance, and public policy specifically as they relate to cities and/or their regions. Submissions of empirical and comparative research from different scholarly disciplines and methodological perspectives are encouraged. This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).
Potential topics include: civic and political engagement; racial and ethnic politics; local and regional institutions; municipal fiscal health; and analyses of urban public policies directed at community development; economic, civic, and environmental sustainability; public education, affordable housing, public transportation, public safety, and physical infrastructure.
UAR is grateful for the support provided by UIC’s College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs (https://cuppa.uic.edu/), and its Department of Public Administration (https://cuppa.uic.edu/academics/pa/).