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


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

This journal encapsulates current perspectives and outlooks in the field of Urban Studies and Planning.  The Urban Studies and Planning Program is proud to announce the publication of the 37th addition of Urban Action: A Journal of Urban Affairs (2016).  The current issue of Urban Action can be read online here.

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