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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities D-index 60 Citations 11,652 139 World Ranking 606 National Ranking 110

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Social science
  • Capitalism

Kevin Ward spends much of his time researching Politics, State, Labour economics, Urban politics and Urban studies. His research in Politics intersects with topics in Policy transfer, Public administration, Economic system and Social reproduction. His State study also includes

  • Restructuring which is related to area like Regionalism,
  • Economy together with Downtown, Economic geography, Architecture, Regional science and Urbanization.

He interconnects Industrial relations, Productivity and Working time in the investigation of issues within Labour economics. His Urban politics study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Landscape urbanism, Urbanism, Urban regeneration, Redevelopment and Social science. His Urban studies research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Policy studies, Dystopia, Positive economics and Anthropology.

His most cited work include:

  • ‘Policies in Motion’, Urban Management and State Restructuring: The Trans‐Local Expansion of Business Improvement Districts (278 citations)
  • Relationality/territoriality: Toward a conceptualization of cities in the world (267 citations)
  • Towards a relational comparative approach to the study of cities (260 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Kevin Ward mostly deals with Politics, Public administration, Labour economics, Economic growth and Political economy. The study incorporates disciplines such as Corporate governance, Restructuring and State in addition to Politics. His biological study deals with issues like Urbanism, which deal with fields such as Economic geography.

Public administration is closely attributed to Public policy in his research. Kevin Ward studied Labour economics and Staffing that intersect with Internationalization. His work focuses on many connections between Urban politics and other disciplines, such as Social science, that overlap with his field of interest in Positive economics.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Politics (18.23%)
  • Public administration (15.76%)
  • Labour economics (11.33%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2012-2021)?

  • Politics (18.23%)
  • Mobilities (5.42%)
  • Media studies (4.43%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His scientific interests lie mostly in Politics, Mobilities, Media studies, Economic growth and Public administration. Kevin Ward has researched Politics in several fields, including Human geography, Tax increment financing, Urban studies, Corporate governance and Economy. His research on Mobilities also deals with topics like

  • Urban policy which intersects with area such as Value capture, Futures contract, Market economy, Making-of and Economic system,
  • Positive economics, which have a strong connection to Momentum, Policy studies, Policy transfer and Social science.

His work deals with themes such as Urban theory, Urban infrastructure and Best practice, which intersect with Economic growth. Kevin Ward combines subjects such as Devolution and Welfare state with his study of Public administration. His Debt study combines topics in areas such as Political economy and State.

Between 2012 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • A multi-disciplinary approach to policy transfer research: geographies, assemblages, mobilities and mutations (141 citations)
  • Assembling / Worlding Cities (70 citations)
  • Thinking Through Dualisms in Urban Policy Mobilities (63 citations)

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Best Publications

Urban Sociology, Capitalism and Modernity

Michael Savage;Alan Warde;Kevin Ward.
(1993)

832 Citations

Spaces of Work: Global Capitalism and Geographies of Labour

Noel Castree;Neil M Coe;Kevin Ward;Michael Samers.
(2003)

540 Citations

Relationality/territoriality: Toward a conceptualization of cities in the world

Eugene McCann;Kevin Ward.
Geoforum (2010)

477 Citations

Towards a relational comparative approach to the study of cities

Kevin Ward.
Progress in Human Geography (2010)

470 Citations

‘Policies in Motion’, Urban Management and State Restructuring: The Trans‐Local Expansion of Business Improvement Districts

Kevin Ward.
International Journal of Urban and Regional Research (2006)

460 Citations

Assembling Urbanism: Following Policies and ‘Studying Through’ the Sites and Situations of Policy Making

Eugene McCann;Kevin Ward.
Environment and Planning A (2012)

427 Citations

Policy Assemblages, Mobilities and Mutations: Toward a Multidisciplinary Conversation

Eugene McCann;Kevin Ward.
Political Studies Review (2012)

350 Citations

Introduction to a Debate on City‐Regions: New Geographies of Governance, Democracy and Social Reproduction

Andrew E.G. Jonas;Kevin Ward.
International Journal of Urban and Regional Research (2007)

331 Citations

Competitive city regionalism as a politics of space: a critical reinterpretation of the new regionalism

Kevin Ward;Andrew E G Jonas.
Environment and Planning A (2004)

311 Citations

A multi-disciplinary approach to policy transfer research: geographies, assemblages, mobilities and mutations

Eugene McCann;Kevin Ward.
Policy Studies (2013)

284 Citations

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Urban Geography
(Impact Factor: 3.563)

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