Publications

Book(s)

How to Think About Cities.
Deborah Martin and Joseph Pierce
Polity.
December 2022

Other Publications

Ownership is a habit of mind: how community land trusts expose key consensual fictions of urban property.
Joseph Pierce, James DeFilippis, Olivia R. Williams, Deborah G. Martin, Richard Kruger, and Azadeh Hadizadeh Esfahani.
Urban Geography. (link)
Early online
Building knowledge infrastructure for diverse stakeholders to scale up co-production equitably.
Hamil Pearsall, Sarah Heck, Madison Tablas, Joseph Pierce, Claire Hinrichs, Lara Roman, and Jerome Shabazz.
Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 54 101153. (link)
2022
How can we share space? Ontologies of spatial pluralism in Lefebvre, Butler, and Massey.
Joseph Pierce
Space and Culture, 25(1) 20-32. (link)
2022
The commodity effects of de-commodification: Community Land Trusts and neighborhood property values.
Katharine Nelson, James DeFilippis, Richard Kruger, Olivia R. Williams, Joseph Pierce, Deborah G. Martin, and Azadeh Hadizadeh Esfahani
Housing Policy Debate, 30(5) 823-842. (link)
2020
The production of community in Community Land Trusts.
Richard Kruger, James DeFilippis, Olivia R. Williams, Azadeh Hadizadeh Esfahani, Deborah G. Martin, and Joseph Pierce
City & Community, 19(3) 638-655. (link)
2020
Review of Maxwell Street: Writing and Thinking Place by Tim Cresswell.
Joseph Pierce
Southeastern Geographer, 60(3) 275-279. (link) (Editor reviewed)
2020
Meanings of limited equity homeownership in Community Land Trusts.
Deborah G. Martin, Azadeh Hadizadeh Esfahani, Olivia R. Williams, Richard Kruger, Joseph Pierce, and James DeFilippis
Housing Studies, 35(3) 395-414. (link)
2020
The city as 'dissonant' fetish: urban (re)production, gentrification, and the conceptual limits of urban commodity fetishism.
Joseph Pierce and Katherine Hankins
Annals of the American Association of Geographers, 109(5) 1529-1540. (link)
2019
From precarious work to obsolete labour? Implications of technological disemployment for geographical scholarship.
Joseph Pierce, Mary Lawhon, and Tyler McCreary
Geografiska Annaler: Series B, Human Geography, 101(2) 84-101. (link)
2019
Trialing analytic metaphors for socio-political economic alterity: epiphytes and slime molds.
Olivia R. Williams and Joseph Pierce
ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies, 18(6) 1283-1299. (link)
2019
On the transformative potential of Community Land Trusts in the United States.
James DeFilippis, Olivia R. Williams, Joseph Pierce, Richard Kruger, Deborah G. Martin, and Azadeh Hadizadeh Esfahani
Antipode, 51(3) 795-817. (link)
(Selected for virtual special issue, August 2019: "Blind Pessimism and Worldly Hopes.")
2019
Placing race: on the resonance of place with black geographies.
Douglas Allen, Mary Lawhon, and Joseph Pierce
Progress in Human Geography, 43(6) 1001-1019. (link)
2019
The right to move: informal use rights and urban practices of mobility.
Joseph Pierce and Mary Lawhon
Urban Geography, 39(5) 667-686. (link)
2018
Provincializing urban appropriation: agonistic transgression as a mode of actually existing appropriation in South African cities.
Mary Lawhon, Joseph Pierce, and Anesu Makina
Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography, 39(1) 117-131. (link)
2018
Scale and the construction of environmental imaginaries in local news.
Mary Lawhon, Joseph Pierce, and Roy Bouwer
South African Geographical Journal, 100(1) 1-21. (link)
2018
Sustainability, justice, and the problem of scale: place-making as a “multi-scalar fix” in urban environmental politics.
Joseph Pierce
Chapter in SAGE Handbook of Nature, SAGE Publishers. (link)
2018
Controling land collectively: the CLT groundlease reimagined.
Olivia Williams, James DeFilippis, Deborah G. Martin, Joseph Pierce, Richard Kruger, and Azadeh Hadizadeh Esfahani
Shelterforce. (link) (Editor reviewed, professional press)
2018
The law is not enough: seeking the theoretical frontier of urban justice via legal tools.
Joseph Pierce and Deborah G. Martin
Urban Studies, 54(2) 456-465. (link)
2017
Visceral pedagogy: teaching challenging topics emotionally as well as cognitively.
Joseph Pierce and Holly Widen
Journal of Geography, 116(2) 47-56. (link)
2017
Inserting scales of urban politics: the possibilities of meso-urban governance shims.
Olivia R. Williams and Joseph Pierce
Urban Geography, 38(6) 795-812. (link)
2017
Place-making at a national scale: framing tar sands extraction as 'Canadian' in The Globe and Mail.
Toby Davine, Mary Lawhon, and Joseph Pierce
The Canadian Geographer/Le Géographe Canadien, 61(3) 428-439. (link)
2017
A spoiled well (of data): addressing the procedural injustice of contemporary environmental justice research through collaborative qualitative data gathering.
Hamil Pearsall and Joseph Pierce
Local Environment, 22(3) 388-392. (link) (Editor reviewed)
2017
Power and development.
Mary Lawhon and Joseph Pierce
Chapter in The International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment and Technology, Wiley/AAG. (link)
2017
Review of Marxist Thought and the City by Henri Lefebvre.
Joseph Pierce
Antipode. (link) (Editor reviewed)
2017
Against power? Distinguishing between acquisitive resistance and subversion.
Joseph Pierce and Olivia R. Williams
Geografiska Annaler: Series B, Human Geography, 98(3) 171-188. (link)
2016
What do you mean when you say "urban"? Divergence between everyday language and Northern analytical vocabularies in South African cities.
Joseph Pierce and Mary Lawhon
Die Erde, 147(4) 284-289. (link)
2016
Rights in places: an analytical extension of the right to the city.
Joseph Pierce, Olivia R. Williams, and Deborah G. Martin
Geoforum 70(2016), 79-88. (link)
2016
Unlearning (un)located ideas in the provincialization of urban theory.
Mary Lawhon, Jonathan Silver, Henrik Ernstson, and Joseph Pierce
Regional Studies, 50(9) 1611-1622. (link)
2016
Iterative parallelism as research praxis: embracing the discursive incommensurability of scholarship and everyday politics.
Olivia R. Williams and Joseph Pierce
Area, 48(2) 222-228. (link)
2016
Review of Transportation and Revolt: Pigeons, Mules, Canals, and the Vanishing Geographies of Subversive Mobility by Jacob Shell.
Joseph Pierce
The Canadian Geographer/Le Géographe Canadien 60(4) e52. (link) (Editor reviewed)
2016
Review of Toward an Urban Cultural Studies: Henri Lefebvre and the Humanities by Benjamin Fraser.
Joseph Pierce
Social and Cultural Geography 17(2) 331-332. (link) (Editor reviewed)
2016
Placing Lefebvre.
Joseph Pierce and Deborah G. Martin
Antipode, 47(5) 1279-1299. (link)
2015
The hilliness of U.S. cities.
Joseph Pierce and Crystal A. Kolden
Geographical Review, 105(4) 581-600. (link)
2015
Walking as method: towards methodological forthrightness and comparability in urban geographical research.
Joseph Pierce and Mary Lawhon
Professional Geographer, 67(4) 655-662. (link)
2015
Reconceptualizing resistance: residuals of the state and democratic radical pluralism.
Deborah G. Martin and Joseph Pierce
Antipode, 45(1) 61-79. (link)
2013
Urban politics and mental health: an agenda for health geographic research.
Joseph Pierce, Deborah G. Martin, Alexander Scherr, and Amelia Greiner
Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 102(5) 1084-1092. (link)
2012
Whither Rio +20?: demanding a politics and practice of socially just sustainability.
Hamil Pearsall, Joseph Pierce, and Robert Krueger
Local Environment, 17(9) 935-941. (link) (Editor reviewed)
2012
Relational place-making: the networked politics of place.
Joseph Pierce, Deborah G. Martin, and James T. Murphy
Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 36(1) 54-70. (link)
2011
Reinvigorating the concept of land tenure for American urban geography.
Joseph Pierce
Geography Compass, 4(12) 1747-1757. (link)
2010
Urban sustainability and environmental justice: evaluating the linkages in public planning/policy discourse.
Hamil Pearsall and Joseph Pierce
Local Environment, 15(6) 569-580. (link)
2010
Map showing areal extent of the Pittsburgh Coal Bed and Horizon and mined areas of the Pittsburgh Coal Bed.
Linda Ruppert, Susan Tewalt, Linda Bragg, John Tully, Joseph Pierce, Adam Weller, and Jeanette Yarnell
United States Geological Survey, Open File Report 96-280.
1997

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