Urban Action Journal

Published at SF State since 1979.

The Urban Studies and Planning Program publishes an annual journal called Urban Action. It is edited and produced entirely by students and consists of high quality student research papers, interviews, photo-essays, and related material of interest. While Urban Studies and Planning students usually form the majority of editors and contributors, participation by interested students in related majors is encouraged. Academic credit is available through USP 686.

Any student who wants to submit to the 2017 Urban Action Issue please email: submissions.urbanaction@gmail.com

The Urban Studies and Planning Program is proud to announce the publication of the 36th addition of Urban Action- A Journal of Urban Affairs (2015).


Urban Action  is currently now on sale for five dollars a copy.

Urban Action is an annual journal produced by students enrolled in Urban Studies and Planning courses at San Francisco State.

This journal encapsulates current perspectives and outlooks in the field of Urban Studies and Planning.

Also, if you have been a part of the legacy in producing previous Urban Action journals or if you would just like to purchase, please contact me in reserving a back issues of Urban Action

Disclaimer: Some UA years may be sold out. 

Two ways to purchase:

Cash or Check Only


5 dollars a journal for publications after 2011

3 dollars a journal for publications before 2011

Make a check to: San Francisco State University


Send it to:

San Francisco State University

1600 Holloway Ave, HSS 210

San Francisco, CA 94132


I will send you your copies with a receipt


You can come to SFSU in the HSS building in room 210.

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