A recent book explores domesticity on the margins.
A recent study found that black students who have at least one black teacher do better in school. Making policy around this research is complicated.
Put down that banana! Eating human food is making the world’s city-dwelling simians sick.
In the face of shrinking space for the dead, Sydney and Jerusalem are building underground cemeteries.
To make a good life in a new city, recent research stresses that refugees must connect with those outside their national or ethnic group.
Researchers conducted in-depth interviews and discovered a lot about the pitfalls of working in the rideshare business.
Groups are pushing for funding to bolster security infrastructure; some researchers say there are better preemptive measures.
Starting in 2020, Chicago students must prove they have post-high school plans to receive their diploma. Critics argue low-income students will suffer.
Toronto wants its high-rises to be better places to raise kids.
Parks departments across the country are listening to immigrants and designing events and facilities with them in mind.
Across the globe, those in close proximity clash over each other’s smells. Here are five of the most litigious cases we found.
The question of whether to demolish the home of the city-state’s former leader raises questions in a country that paves over the past.
A bill introduced to New York’s City Council would compel landlords to eradicate mold, vermin, and other asthma triggers that are particularly pervasive in low-rent units.
A new report teases out the causes and costs of joblessness among the city’s young people without high-school diplomas.
Author Richard Louv invites us to imagine a future filled with urban parks, greenery, and gardens.
A recent study makes a case for the government to engage with slums, rather than relocating inhabitants to cities’ outskirts.
A new film follows the men playing in a soccer match comprised of laborers constructing buildings for the 2022 tournament.
A lifetime of discrimination puts this generation at higher risk for social isolation, health problems, and economic insecurity. What can be done?
Splintered school districts and the rise of charter schools are among the forces separating black and Latino students from their white counterparts.
Isla Rowntree started a company to give children the best ride possible. Now she’s working to make the bikes sustainable.
Trump’s education budget aims to deliver a big boost to “school choice”—and siphon resources from urban schools in low-income areas.