Volume IV, Fall/Winter 2011

Reading Multiple Urbans – Global and Local Currents

Table of Contents

Winner of the 2011 Scott Greer Award for Outstanding Research
The Sobering Realities of the 2004 Olympics: Fiscal Crisis and the Privatization of Urban Land
George Papakis, Urban Studies Doctoral Student, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. e.polis 2011 4: 1-35.

Co-Winner of the 2010 Scott Greer Award for Outstanding Research
Genuine, Protean, Ad Hoc Public Spaces: Patogh-Space networks of Tehran
Sara Khorshidifard, School of Architecture Doctoral Student, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. e.polis 2011 4: 36-64.

Co-Winner of the 2010 Scott Greer Award for Outstanding Research
Non-Urgent Pediatric Emergency Departments Visits: A Qualitative Analysis of Caregiver and Physician Perspectives
Nichole L. Yunk, Urban Studies Master’s Graduate, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. e.polis 2011 4: 65-99.

Milwaukee’s Hat Workers: Union Strategy and the Logic of Industrial Capitalism
William Reck, History Doctoral Student, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. e.polis 2011 4: 100-128.

An Interview with Dr. Anne Bonds, Assistant Professor Geography, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Interviewed by Melissa Mann, Urban Studies Programs Master’s Graduate, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. e.polis 2011 4:129-142.

Book Review: The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice are Undermining Education by Diane Ravitch. Basic Books, New York, 2010, 242 pages.
Courtney Bauder, MS Educational Leadership Graduate, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. e-polis 2011 4: 143-145.

Undergraduate Paper: The Privatization of Water in Latin America
Karen M. Brummond, Undergraduate Student in Urban Studies/Sociology 377, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. e.polis 2011 4:146-155.