A1: Universal Benchmarking – Dissemination



Harris, R. (2019). Suburban stereotypes. In B. Hanlon and T. Vicino (eds.) The Routledge Companion to the Suburbs. New York: Routledge.


Harris, R. & Hendershott, K. (2018). How newspapers portray suburbs. A paradox. Journal of Urban Affairs. doi: 10.1080/07352166.2018.1431050


Harris, R. & Vorms, C. (eds.)(2017). What’s in a Name? Talking about ‘Suburbs’. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Harris, R. & Keil, R. (2017). Globalising cities and suburbs. In A. Bain and L. Peake (eds.) Urbanization in a Global Context. A Canadian Readers Guide. Toronto: Oxford University Press, pp. 52-69.

Moos, M., & Walter-Joseph, R. (Eds.). (2017). Still detached and subdivided? Suburban ways of living in 21st century North America. Berlin: Jovis Verlag.


Moos, M., Mendez, P., McGuire, L., Wyly, E., Kramer, A., Walter-Joseph, R. & Williamson, M. (2015). More Continuity than Change? Re-evaluating the Contemporary Socio-economic and Housing Characteristics of Suburbs. Canadian Journal of Urban Research. 24 (2).

Moos, M. (2015). From gentrification to youthification? The increasing importance of young age in delineating high-density living. Urban Studies. doi: 10.1177/0042098015603292

Moos, M., Wilkin, T., Seasons, M. & Chase, G. (2015). Planning for housing in a time of growing employment precarity. Plan Canada: 12-17.

Mendez, P., Moos, M. & Osolen, R. (2015) Driving the commute: Getting to work in the auto-mobility city. In A. Walks (ed.) The Urban Political Economy and Ecology of Automobility: Driving Cities, Driving Inequality, Driving Politics. Routledge.

*Yan, C. (2015). Motivations for living in high-rise condominium developments in the suburbs. MA Thesis. School of Planning. University of Waterloo (* indicates student work).

Filion, P. (2015). Suburban Inertia: The Entrenchment of Dispersed Suburbanization. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. 39 (3): 633-640.


Moos, M. & Mendez, P. (2014). Suburban ways of living and the geography of income: How homeownership, single-family dwellings and automobile use define the metropolitan social space. Urban Studies. doi: 10.1177/0042098014538679

Moos, M. (2014) “Generationed” space: Societal restructuring and young adults’ changing location patterns. The Canadian Geographer. 58(1): 11-33.

Moos, M. (2014) Generational Dimensions of Neoliberal and Post-Fordist Restructuring: The Changing Characteristics of Young Adults and Growing Income Inequality in Montreal and Vancouver. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. 38(6): 2078-2102.

Peck, J, Siemiatycki, E & Wyly, E (2014). Vancouver’s suburban involution. City 18(4-5): 386-415.

Porter, C. & Moos, M. (2014). Growing food in the suburbs: Estimating the land potential for sub-urban agriculture in Waterloo, Ontario. Planning Practice and Research. 29(2): 152-170.


Moos, M. & Mendez, P. (2013). Suburbanization and the remaking of metropolitan Canada. In R. Keil (ed.) Suburban Constellations: Governance, Land and Infrastructure in the 21st Century. Berlin: Jovis

Filion, P. (2013). Automobile, Highways and Suburban Dispersion. In R. Keil (ed.) Suburban Constellations: Governance, Land and Infrastructure in the 21st Century. Berlin: Jovis

Filion, P. (2013). The Infrastructure is the Message: The Role of Infrastructures in Shaping the Suburban Morphology and Lifestyle. In R. Keil (ed.) Suburban Constellations: Governance, Land and Infrastructure in the 21st Century. Berlin: Jovis.


Wyly, E., Martin, D., Mendez, P. & Holloway, S. (2012). Transnational Tense: Immigration and Inequality in American Housing Markets. In G. Bolt, A.S. Özüekren & D. Phillips (eds.) Linking Integration and Residential Segregation. Oxford: Routledge. (Originally published in Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 36(2): 187-208.)

Walks, A. (2012). Suburbanism as a Way of Life, Slight Return. Urban Studies: 1-18.

Filion, P. (2012). Evolving Suburban Morphology: Dispersion or Recentralization? Urban Morphology. 16: 101-119.

Other Dissemination

Moos, M. (2012, July 24). Featured on the Where We Live program by Connecticut Public Radio on an episode entitled “Suburbs 4.0- Cities and suburbs now have a lot in common“.

Berg, N. (June 4, 2012). An Atlas of Suburbanisms. The Atlantic Cities.