• Publishes original research articles, letters, reviews/mini- reviews and guest edited thematic issues on various topics related to Urban Studies.

Aims and Scope

The section Urban Studies of the journal Current Social Sciences publishes original research articles, letters, reviews/mini-reviews, and guest-edited thematic issues on various topics related to urban studies.

This section is not limited to a specific aspect of the field but instead is devoted to a wide range of sub-fields. Articles of interdisciplinary nature are particularly welcome. Submissions in the following areas are of special interest to the readers of this journal:

  • Promoting health in urban environments by monitoring and improving air quality in cities
  • Smart cities and resilient environments, including cyber-physical systems, big data, machine learning, and artificial intelligence applications
  • Sustainable cities related to urban energy, water, transportation, and other areas of research, such as energy-efficiency, low/zero carbon, green buildings/communities, and smart transportation system and infrastructure
  • rban climate change mitigation and adaptation
  • Urban policy and decision-making for running and management of urban systems
  • Urban social aspects and their impacts, such as urban mobility, social behavior monitoring, analysis and change
  • Urban design/planning, operation system, economics, etc.
  • Urban landscaping and its environmental impact
  • Other urban studies
  • Section Editor-in-Chief

    Wei Wang
    School of Architecture
    Southeast University

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