The Global Crisis in Housing Affordability
International Journal of Urban Sciences Special Issue Call for Abtracts
Deadline: 31 March 2019
The International Journal of Urban Sciences seeks proposals for papers on the topic of housing affordability. The journal welcomes proposals for papers analyzing the context, causes, consequences, and policy responses related to the growing international challenge of providing decent, affordable housing for all. Scholars from economics, geography, planning, political science, sociology, and urban studies are encouraged to submit proposals. Papers addressing these issues from the perspective of women, people of color, and the Global South are especially welcome.
If you are interested in submitting a paper proposal for consideration for this IJUS special issue on housing affordability, send an abstract no later than March 31, 2019 via email to BOTH Professors George Galster (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Kwan Ok Lee (email@example.com). They will invite full papers by April 15, 2019 based on their evaluations of these abstracts.
PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT FULL PAPERS AT THIS STAGE.
Abstracts should be no more than 250 words, and provide the Guest Editors with a clear picture of the proposed paper’s purpose, theses/hypotheses, form(s) of evidence, analytical strategy/methods, and policy relevance. It should also provide a brief description of the author(s)’ credentials, current position, and experience in analyzing the topic of affordable housing.
Guest Editors: Professors George Galster (Wayne State University) & Kwan Ok Lee (National University of Singapore)