About the Journal

The journal of contemporary urban affairs (JCUA) is the interdisciplinary academic, refereed journal which publishes two times a year by Anglo-American Publications LLC. The journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs (JCUA) brings together all the theories, manifestoes and methodologies on contemporary urban spaces to raise the understanding for the future of urban planning. Overall, the journal of contemporary urban affairs aimed to establish a bridge between theory and practice in built environment. Thus, it reports on the latest research findings and innovative approaches, methodologies for creating, assessing, and understanding of contemporary built environments.

JCUA distinguishes itself by providing an international and interdisciplinary platform for the exchange of ideas and information among architects, urban planners, policy makers and urbanists to focus on seven main concern of this journal which are Housing studies, Emerging cities, urban ecology, Infra Habitation, Revitalization strategies, conflict, divided territories and overall contemporary urban issues about mentioned concerns.  Submissions of empirical, comparative, theoretical research, critical review and manifestoes for the future of cities from different scholarly disciplines and methodological perspectives are encouraged.

 

Vol 2 No 1 (2018): Journal Of Contemporary Urban Affairs (JCUA)

Table of Content:

Farhan Abdullah Ali...........................................................1-12

Faraneh Sahraiyan...........................................................13-21

Maryam Iranfar................................................................22-32

Donia Zhang....................................................................33-44

Published: 2018-01-01
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About the journal              

The journal of contemporary urban affairs (JCUA) is the interdisciplinary academic, refereed journal which publishes two times a year by Anglo-American Publications LLC. The journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs (JCUA) brings together all the theories, manifestoes and methodologies on contemporary urban spaces to raise the understanding for the future of urban planning. Overall, the journal of contemporary urban affairs aimed to establish a bridge between theory and practice in built environment. Thus, it reports on the latest research findings and innovative approaches, methodologies for creating, assessing, and understanding of contemporary built environments.

JCUA distinguishes itself by providing an international and interdisciplinary platform for the exchange of ideas and information among architects, urban planners, policy makers and urbanists from all disciplines to focus on seven main concern of this journal which are Housing studies, Emerging cities, urban ecology, Infra Habitation, Revitalization strategies, conflict, divided territories and overall contemporary urban issues about mentioned concerns.  Submissions of empirical, comparative, theoretical research, critical review and manifestoes for the future of cities from different scholarly disciplines and methodological perspectives are encouraged.

A broad outline of the journal's scope includes: peer-reviewed original research articles, case and technical reports, reviews and analyzed, Papers, short communications and notes to the editor.  All scholars, and practitioners, professionals, researchers, and policy makers with a common interest to study in the field of architecture and urban design from different disciplines, such as Art, Architecture, Landscape, Urban Plane and Urban Design are welcome to share their research. The journal only publishes research of the highest quality and impact.

 

Coverages

The journal explores a range of academic and policy concerns including, but not limited to:

- Conflict and divided territories.

- Emerging cities.

- Urban ecology, morphology and growing concern on sustainability.

- Infra Habitation (Slums / Affordable houses and Gated communities)

- Revitalization, regeneration and urban renewal.

- Housing studies (livability, responsive environment, quality of life and etc.,).

- Contemporary urban issues (politics, strategies, sociology, Crime, Immigration and international labor migration and etc. New urbanism, Rapid urbanization, Urban sprawl).

 

Abstracting and Indexing

JCUA is in the process of obtaining its initial approvals from the relevant indexation agencies. The main goal of the journal of JCUA is to achieve the highest standards of publication to be indexed in: the Arts and Humanities Citation Index and the Social Science Citation Index, within the next three years. Therefore, the collaboration of all authors and the editorial board will be highly appreciated and their participation will be considered after achieving the aforementioned index.

 

Call for papers

The Editor-in-Chief of the journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs welcomes all studies related to the field of Urban Planning, ranging from Design to Technology and from Practice to Humanities. JCUA is published as two continuous online issues per year, with rapid publication as soon as articles are ready, thus ensuring authors do not experience unnecessary delays. All submissions are subjected to a double blind peer-review, which has been shown to decrease gender bias in publication. There is no processing charge at all for contributors, meaning that the journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs is free and has open access for authors as well as readers.

Full submission guidelines can be found Here.

 Advantages of Publication in this Journal

The main goal of the journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs is to achieve the highest standards of publication within the next three years to be indexed in: Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Social Science Citation Index. The following factors will also increase the validity and guarantee that your research is observed globally. 

- Highly Qualified Editorial and Advisory Board.

- The journal has a group of broad and professional reviewers which reduces review time.

- Expert reviewers.

- Quick Peer Review Process.

- Online Publication within a short period after acceptance.

- No publication fee.

- Free international delivery of the Hard Copy of journal for the author.

- Free international delivery of Acceptance letter.

- Open Access to all the articles.

- Articles are freely accessible to scholars, facilitating a higher number of citations.

- Lifelong online hosting.