Granzow, M and Shields, R. (Forthcoming) 'Urban Agriculture: Food as Production of Space', M.E. Leary-Owhin and J.P. McCarthy (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Henri Lefebvre, the City and Urban Society. London: Routledge.

Shields, R. (Forthcoming) 'Improvising Everyday Spaces of Urban Emancipation.' S. Knierbein, T. Viderman (eds.) Designing Public Spaces of Emancipation. London: Routledge.

Shields, R., D. Gillespie and K. Moran (Forthcoming) 'Edmonton, Amiskwacy: Suburbs for Settlers', J. Nijman (ed.) North American Suburbs. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Jones, K.E., M. Granzow and R. Shields. 2017. Urban virtues and the innovative city: An experiment in placing innovation in Edmonton, Canada. Urban Studies Online First:


Shields R. and Z. Deng (2016) 'A Timeline and Mandarin-English Translation Glossary of Rapid Urbanization: Contemporary Space-Time in China' Proceedings of the Shandong Forum, Jinan PRC (Oct). Read online.

Granzow, M. and K.E. Jones. 2016. The Road to Here? Placing Community within WesternCanada's Resource Landscape. Imaginations: Journal of cross-cultural image studies, 7(1).

Shields, R. (2016) 'Knowing Space'. Space: Critical Concepts in Geography. P. Merriman (ed.) New York: Routledge.

Shields, R. (2016) 'Governing Emergent Technologies: Nanopower and Nano-Politics. An Ethnographic Approach.' M. Brady (ed.). Ethnographies of Neoliberalism. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. pp.105-130.

Shields, R. (2016) 'Expanding the Borders of The Sociological Imagination: Spatial difference and social inequality.' Current Sociology 65:4 2017. pp.533-52.

Shields, R., A. Lozowy (2016) 'Mashup: New Representations of the City.' Theory Culture and Society. Urban Problematic II Online Supplement 31:7-8. 2015.

Shields, R. (2016) 'Lefebvre and the Right to the Open City?' Space and Culture 17:3 2014. pp.1-4.

Shields, R. (2016) 'Genealogies of Social Space' Lo Squaderno 39. March


Jones, K.E., A.D. Lord and R. Shields. 2015. Introduction: City-Regions in Prospect? pp. 3-19 in Jones, K.E., A.D. Lord and R. Shields (eds.) City-Regions in Prospect? exploring the meeting points between place and practice. Montreal: MQUP.

Jones, K.E., A.D. Lord and R. Shields. 2015. Conclusion: Prospects? pp. 251-258 in Jones, K.E.,A.D. Lord and R. Shields (eds.) City-Regions in Prospect? exploring the meeting points between place and practice. Montreal: MQUP.

Shields, R. (2015) 'Re-spatializing the City as the City-Region?' City-Regions in Prospect: Place meets Practice Co-Editor with Kevin Jones and Alex Lord. McGill- Queen's University Press. pp.53-72.

Shields, R (2105) 'Foreword.' Contesting the Arctic, P. Steinberg et al (eds.). London: I.B. Tauris. pp.ix-xiv.

Ghimn, Yun-Csang, R. Shields, (2015) 'Nanotechnology in Edmonton: An Actantial Diagram.' Semiotics 2014. The Semiotics of Paradox. American Association of Semiotics. 2015. pp.259-68.


Shields, Rob. What Do We Find in Recent Studies of the Municipal and Post-Secondary Institution Relationship? (2014)

Shields, Rob. (2014) "'The Aesthetics of Nation'", Negotiations in a Vacant Lot, E. Morton et al (eds.). McGill-Queen's University Press.

Shields, Rob. (2014) "Compte rendu thématique: L'université et la ville' Espaces et Sociétés: L'université : retour en ville? 159.

Shields, Rob. (2014) "Compte rendu 'Foissart La Chine et ses migrants: La conqète d'une citoyenneté'" Espaces et Sociétés 160


Shields, Rob. (2013) Spatial Questions: Social Spatialisations and Cultural Topologies. London: Sage. 197pp.

Shields, Rob, Jones, Kevin, Petersen, Nils, Ghimn, Yun-Csang, Granzow, Michael and Herzog, Katie (2013) "Citizens' Summit Report Draft", CRSC. Edmonton.

Shields, Rob. (2013) "The Virtuality of Urban Culture: Blanks, Dark Moments and Blind Fields", Cartographies of Place, M. Darroch and J. Marchessault (eds.), Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press. pp.67-84.

Keil, Roger and Shields, Rob. (2013) "Suburban Boundaries", Suburban Constellations, R. Keil (ed.) Berlin: Jovis. pp.69-76.

Shields, Rob. (2013) "Preface: The New Place of Flows", ICTS, A New Urban Infrastructure: Surveillance, locative media and global networks, R. Firmino, F. Duarte and C. Ultramari (eds.) Pittsburgh: IGI Global. pp.xiii-xvi.

Shields, Rob and Farias, Ignacio. (2013) "Interview with Rob Shields'" in Urban Assemblages. London: Ashgate.

Shields, Rob. (2013) "'Lefebvre and the Right to the Open City?" Space and Culture 2013. pp.1-4.

Lozowy, Andriko, Dorow, Sara and Shields, Rob (2013) "Where is Fort McMurray? The Camera as a Tool for Assembling 'Community'", Canadian Journal of Sociology 38:2. pp.191-209.

Shields, Rob, Varga, Scott, Zinyemba, Chakanaka, Faferek, Iwona (2013). "Imagine Petrolia Petrolia Mall Design Party Report for Greenfield, Royal Gardens and Aspen Gardens Community Leagues", CRSC Edmonton.

Zinyemba, Chakanaka, Shields, Rob, Deshpande, D. (2013). "Development Guidelines, City of Leduc Airport Lands" , CRSC and Planning Alliance for City of Leduc.


Shields, Rob. Nanotechnology and the Community,Goal & Project Description (2012).

Shields, Rob. (2012) ''Knowing Flows: How Migration Research meets Mobilities through Digital Technology', in Paola Jiron Ole B. Jensen, Lucy Budd, Christian Fisker, Phillip Vanini (eds.) Technologies of Mobility in the Americas, New York: Peter Lang. pp.43-58.

Shields, Rob. (2012) "Cultural Topology: The Seven Bridges of Kšnigsburg, 1736", Theory Culture and Society 29:4/5. pp. 43-57.

Shields, Rob. (2012) Feral suburbs: Cultural topologies of social reproduction, Fort McMurray, Canada", International Journal of Cultural Studies Volume 15:3 (May) pp.205-215.

Shields, Rob. (2012) "Urban Trauma: Comment on Karen Till's 'Wounded Cities'" Political Geography 31. pp.15-16.


Davidson, Tonya. Park, Ondine. Shields, Rob. (eds.) (2011) Ecologies of Affect: Placing Nostalgia, Desire and Hope. Waterloo, Wilfred Laurier University Press.

Park, Ondine (2011) "Illustrating Desires: The idea and promise of the suburb in two children's books," in T. Davidson, O. Park and R. Shields (eds.) Ecologies of Affect: Placing Nostalgia, Desire and Hope. Waterloo, Wilfred Laurier University Press.

Shields, Rob. (2011) "The Tourist Affect" in T. Davidson, O. Park and R. Shields (eds.) Ecologies of Affect: Placing Nostalgia, Desire and Hope. Waterloo, Wilfred Laurier University Press.

Weber, Barret. Shields, Rob. (2011) "The Virtual North: On the Boundaries of Sovereignty" Ethnic and Racial Studies (online edition), 34(1).


CRSC (2010) Partnerships: Responding to the Changing Dynamics of Urban-Rural Interdependency. Edmonton, CRSC.

Jones, K.E. Irwin, A. (2010) "Creating space for engagement? Lay membership in contemporary risk governance." In B. Hutter (ed.) Anticipating Risks and Organizing Risk Regulation in 21st Century. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

Jones, K.E. and Paramor, O.A.L. (2010) "Inter-disciplinarity in Ecosystems Research: Developing Social Robustness in Environmental Science." In C.L.J. Frid and D.J. Raffaelli (eds) Ecosystem Ecology: A new synthesis. BES Ecological Review Series. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

Jones, K.E. (2010) "Putting the 'local' into economic development planning." CURB Magazine, 1(2).

Hannes, G. Steinberg, P. Tasch, J. Fabiano, S. Shields, Rob. (2010) "Contested Sovereignty in a Changing Arctic." Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 100(4) 2010, pp. 992-1002.

Park, Ondine. Davidson, Tonya. (2010) "Cupcakes, gender, nostalgia: The commodification and consumption of girlhoods past." Briarpatch Magazine 39(2), 26-28.

Park, Ondine (2010) "On the Graffiti Question." Curb Magazine 1(1), 4-6.


Bondarchuk, Lynette. Park, Ondine. (2009) "Edmonton Small Press Association: A Case Study of Community Collaboration in Media and Arts Activism," in K. Howley (ed.) Globalization and Communicative Democracy: Community Media in the 21st Century. Thousand Oaks, IL: Sage.

CRSC (2009) Urban-Rural Interdependencies: Flagstaff Pilot Project. Edmonton, CRSC.

Farias, Ignacio. Shields, Rob. (2009) "Interview with Rob Shields," pp. 291-301in Urban Assemblages. How Actor-Network Theory Changes Urban Studies. London, Routledge.

Park, Ondine (2009) "Growing Art." Take Zine 4(1), 23-32.

Shields, Rob (2009) "True North Strong and Free" pp. 276-288 in S. Mookerjea, I. Szeman and G. Faurschou (eds.) Canadian Cultural Studies: A Reader. Durham NC, Duke University Press.