Susan E. Clarke

University of Colorado, Boulder

Michael A. Pagano

University of Illinois at Chicago

Book Review Editor

Deborah Martin

Clark University

Managing Editor

Jaime Masterson

University of Illinois at Chicago





Urban Affairs Review


Sponsored by The Great Cities Institute at the University of Illinois at Chicago

For journal information, including abstracts and editorial board
members, please visit the Urban Affairs Review page of the Sage
Publications website

Submission Guidelines

Please send your submission electronically, preferably in Microsoft Word, to uar@uic.edu.

Full-length manuscripts should not exceed 30 pages total and research notes should not exceed 14 pages total (including notes, references, and tables or figures). All text, notes, and references should be typewritten with one-inch margins and double-spaced. All references to the author's previous works should be omitted from the text. Bibliographic citations should follow the Chicago Manual documentation style. A brief bibliographic paragraph describing each author's current affiliation, research interests, and recent publications should be submitted, and an abstract of approximately 100 words should accompany each copy of the manuscript.

In accordance with professional standards, the editors assume that manuscripts are for the exclusive consideration of UAR and have not simultaneously been submitted or published elsewhere.


Book Review Submissions

Book Review Format and Style:
Book reviews start with the title, author, and publishing information as shown in the following example:

Michael Pagano and Ann O'M. Bowman, Cityscapes and Capital: The Politics of Urban Development (Baltimore: Johns    Hopkins University Press, 1995), 188 pgs., $32.50 (cloth).

Book reviews are typically 800-1000 words in length.

All paragraphs are indented with the first word.

"Page numbers for quotations from the book are done in this manner" (p.140).

There should be no endnotes. Any references should be parenthetical (Stone 1989, 22) and used only when absolutely essential. References should be listed at the end of the review, as in the followinf examples:


Logan, J.R. and Molotch, H.L. 1987. Urban Fortunes. Berkeley: Univ. of California Press


Judd, D. R. 1999. Constructing the tourist bubble. In The Tourist City, edited by D. R. Judd and S. S. Fainstein, 35-53. New Haven, CT: Yale Univ. Press.


Sites, W. 1997. The limits of urban regime theory. Urban Affairs Review, 32: 536-77.

Instructions for Submitting a Review:

Reviews are to be sent to the Book Review Editor as an electronic file (Microsoft Word format), as an e-mail attachment.

Authors should include in their e-mail the following contact information:

Author's full name
Author's title
Institutional address
Telephone number
Fax number
E-mail address

Please submit your review as an electronic file email attachment and your contact information to the e-mail address below: