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The "Briefings" section presents short, topical and informative texts about current developments in urban and regional research, policy and advocacy. We encourage submissions from both academics and practitioners on urban issues in cities around the world. These briefings are meant to inform readers about recent and significant developments in the field of urban studies or in urban policy, raise interesting questions and provoke debate.

Some advantages to publishing in Articulo:

- Fast turn-around timesfor peer review – typically less than 2 months from paper submission to decision;

- Free access to the journal ensures that your research is widely accessible to academics as well as those in policy fields without institutional subscriptions;

- Your publications will reach an international audience in a wide variety of fields.

Briefings submissions will be peer reviewed by at least two independent experts.

Authors should follow our general guidelines regarding quotations, references and style.

Articulo - Journal of Urban Research only publishes original material. By submitting Authors certify that the submitted manuscript, nor any other version of it, has not been previously published nor is it being considered for publication elsewhere. Authors are also asked to certify that the manuscript has been read and corrected for clarity, grammar and spelling by a native speaker.

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