John Rennie Short

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Most recent articles
2021 Cities and climate change (with Abbey Farmer).
2021 Five essential reads on the infrastructure bill.
2021 Cities worldwide aren't adapting to climate change quickly enough.
2021 As urban life resumes, can US cities avert gridlock?
2021 Social inclusion in cities.
2021 The pandemic city: urban issues in the time of COVID-19 (with Lina Martinez). 
2021 Why COVID-19 won’t kill cities.
2021 Life satisfaction in the city (with Lina Martinez).
2020 Street vendors make cities livelier, safer and fairer: here’s why they belong on the post-covid urban scene.
2020 Contesting place names: The East Sea/Sea of Japan (with Leah Dubots).
2020 The urban effects of the emerging middle class in the Global South (with Lina Martinez).
2020 Is your city making you fat?
2019 Supreme Court says gerrymandering fix up to voters, not judges.
2019 New York gets serious about traffic with the first citywide US congestion pricing plan.
2019 Why US cities are becoming more dangerous for cyclists and pedestrians.
2019 A fragile hold on consumption: consumption and the new middle class in Colombia (with Lina Martinez and Maria Isabel Zafra).
2019 What do global metrics tell us about the world? (with Justin Velez-Hagan and Leah Dubots).
2018 Four reasons gerrymandering is getting worse.
2018 Are traffic-clogged US cities ready for congestion pricing?

Some recent invited chapters to edited books and collections
2020 An Election in a Time of Distrust. In U.S. Election Analysis 2020: Media, Voters and the Campaign.
2020 Cities of the Future: Five urban imaginaries.  Cities of The World (7th ed).
2020 Housing Policy and The Suburban Metropolis: A Focus on the United States and France. Routledge Handbook of Housing Policy and Planning (with Bernadette Hanlon).
2020 Walking The City: Flânerie and Flâneurs. The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of The City (with Kathryn Kramer).
2019 The End of The Suburbs. The Routledge Companion To The Suburbs.
2017 Introduction To The Urban Moment. A Research Agenda for Cities.
2017 Global Cities. The Wiley-AAG International Encyclopedia of Geography. 2016 Urban Imaginaries of City and Nature. Handbook of Cities and The Environment.
2016 Attracting Wealth: Crafting Immigration Policy to Attract The Rich. International Handbook of Wealth and the Super-Rich.
2015 City Marketing. International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition.
2014 Cities in Civilization. The Planning Imagination: An Appreciation of Sir Peter Hall.
2013 Economic Wealth and Political Power in The Second Gilded Age. Geographies of the Super-Rich.
2012 Mega-events: Urban Spectaculars and Globalization. In International Handbook of Globalization and World Cities