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Dr WISSINK, Bart
MUP, MPA, PhD (University of Amsterdam)
Associate Professor
Bart Wissink is associate professor urban studies and urban policy. He received master degrees in urban planning (cum laude) and public administration (cum laude) and a PhD in social and behavioural sciences, all from the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. His research explores urban development in East and Southeast Asia. Current projects focus on the consequences of entrepreneurial urban governance for the social role of art, with special attention for the politics of biennials, art and real estate development, and independent art initiatives. Other long-term research interests include enclave urbanism, urban controversies, social networks and the neighbourhood, and cities and the super-rich. Bart has held visiting appointments in Bangkok, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Tokyo and Paris.
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Office: YEUNG-B7321
Phone: +852 3442 9555
Fax: +852 3442 0413
Email: b.wissink@cityu.edu.hk
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Gu, Z., B. Wissink & Y. Hu (2020) ‘Mega-events as regional identities: The 2010 Asian Games language controversy’, Policy & Politics, 48(04), 619-636. https://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/tpp/pap/2020/00000048/00000004/art00006.

Van Meeteren, L. & B. Wissink (2020) ‘Biennials and Hegemony: Experiences from the Thai Laboratory’, OnCurating, 46, 158-167. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/342304094_Biennials_and_hegemony_Experiences_from_the_Thai_laboratory.

Forrest, R., J. Ren, B. Wissink (Eds.) (2019) The City in China: New Perspectives on Contemporary Urbanism, Bristol: Bristol University Press. https://bristoluniversitypress.co.uk/the-city-in-china.
 
Forrest, R., J. Ren & B. Wissink (2019) ‘Preface’, in: Forrest, R., J. Ren, B. Wissink (Eds.) The City in China: New Perspectives on Contemporary Urbanism, Bristol: Bristol University Press, xiii-xv. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/337678942_The_City_in_China_New_Perspectives_on_Contemporary_Urbanism.
 
Wissink, B. (2019) ‘Learning from Chicago (and L.A.)? Comparative urbanism and the relevance of Park for China’, in: Forrest, R., J. Ren, B. Wissink (Eds.) The City in China: New Perspectives on Contemporary Urbanism, Bristol: Bristol University Press, 61-80. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/334529652_Learning_from_Chicago_and_LA_The_contemporary_relevance_of_Western_urban_theory_for_China

Van Meeteren, L. & B. Wissink (2019) ‘Public art in the private city: Control, complicity and criticality in Hong Kong’, Open Philosophy, 2(1), 280-98, https://doi.org/10.1515/opphil-2019-0020.

Van Meeteren, L. & B. Wissink (2019) What Should Biennials Do? Zine for the Bangkok Art Book Fair, Bangkok, 5-9 September 2019, Bangkok: Poop Press, https://www.researchgate.net/publication/342199721_What_should_biennials_do.

Koh, S.Y. & B. Wissink (2019) ‘Enabling, structuring and creating elite transnational lifestyles: Intermediaries of the super-rich’, in: S. Cranston, J. Schapendonk & Ernst Spaan (2019) Exploring the Migration Industries: New Perspectives on Facilitating and Constraining Migration, Routledge, 50-67. https://www.routledge.com/Exploring-the-Migration-Industries-New-Perspectives-on-Facilitating-and/Cranston-Schapendonk-Spaan/p/book/9780367189839.

Wissink, B. (2019) ‘Enclave urbanism in China: A relational comparative view’ In: R. Yep, J. Wang & T. Johnson (2018) Handbook on Urban Development in China. Cheltenham; Norhampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 171-186. https://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=FQyEDwAAQBAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PA171&ots=-66KAv0eOQ&sig=1TxC1tnQaPCpa2H8WkZygG8i8ow

Forrest, R., S.Y. Koh & B. Wissink (2018) 'Hypergespaltene Städte und die ‚unmoralischen‘ Superreichen – Fünf abschließende Fragen’, sub\urban: Zeitschrift für kritische Stadtforschung, 6(2/3), 91-104. https://zeitschrift-suburban.de/sys/index.php/suburban/article/view/413/586

Carraro V. & B. Wissink (2018) ‘Participation and marginality on the geoweb: The politics of non-mapping on OpenStreetMap Jerusalem’, Geoforum, 90, 64-73, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2018.02.001.
 
Koh, S.Y. & B. Wissink (2018) ‘Enabling, structuring and creating elite transnational lifestyles: Intermediaries of the super-rich’, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies,44(4),  592-609, http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1369183X.2017.1315509.
 
Forrest, R. & B. Wissink Eds. (2017) Special section on Ray Pahl, Sociological Review, 65(2), 155-217, http://journals.sagepub.com/page/sor/collections/virtual-issues/ray-pahl-cities.
 
Forrest, R. & B. Wissink (2017) ‘Whose city now? Urban managerialism reconsidered (again)’, Sociological Review, 65(2), 155-167, http://www.dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-954X.12415.
 


Forrest, R., S.Y. Koh & B. Wissink Eds. (2017) Cities and the Super-Rich: Real Estate, Elite Practices, and Urban Political Economy, Palgrave MacMillan, London etc., http://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9781137557155.


 
Forrest, R., S.Y. Koh & B. Wissink (2017) ‘In search of the super-rich: Who are they? Where are they?’, in: R. Forrest, S.Y. Koh & B. Wissink (Eds.) Cities and the Super-Rich: Real Estate, Elite Practices, and Urban Political Economy, Palgrave MacMillan, London etc., 1-18, http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1057%2F978-1-137-54834-4_1. 

 
Wissink, B., S.Y. Koh & R. Forrest (2017) ‘Tycoon city: Political economy, real estate and the super-rich in Hong Kong’, in: R. Forrest, S.Y. Koh & B. Wissink (Eds.) Cities and the Super-Rich: Real Estate, Elite Practices, and Urban Political Economy, Palgrave MacMillan, London etc., 229-252, http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1057/978-1-137-54834-4_12.
 

Forrest, R., S.Y. Koh & B. Wissink  (2017) ‘Hyper-divided cities and the ‘immoral’ super-rich: Five parting questions’, in: R. Forrest, S.Y. Koh & B. Wissink (Eds.) Cities and the Super-Rich: Real Estate, Elite Practices, and Urban Political Economy, Palgrave MacMillan, London etc., 273-287, http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1057%2F978-1-137-54834-4_14.
 

 
Carraro, V. & B. Wissink (2017) ‘Jerusalems on the map’, in J. Shaw & M. Graham (Eds.) Our Digital Rights to the City, Meatspace Press, pp.12-15, http://meatspacepress.org/.
 

 
Hendrikx, M. & B. Wissink (2017) ‘Welcome to the club! An exploratory study of service accessibility in commodity housing estates in Guangzhou, China’, Social & Cultural Geography, 18(3), 371-394, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14649365.2016.1181197.


 
Feng, J., M. Dijst, B. Wissink & J. Prillwitz (2017) Changing travel behaviour in urban China: Evidence from Nanjing 2008-2011, Transport Policy, 53, 1-10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tranpol.2016.08.011.


 
Wissink, B. (2016) Nogmaals ‘Om recht en staat’, Rooilijn, 49(5), 386-387.
 
Wissink, B, T. Schwanen & R. van Kempen Eds. (2016) Special section on Residential Segregation, Cities, 59, 126-201. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/02642751/59.


 
Wissink, B., T. Schwanen & R. van Kempen (2016) 'Beyond residential segregation: Introduction', Cities, 59, 126-130, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2016.08.010.


 
Wissink, B. & Hazelzet, A. (2016) Bangkok living: Encountering others in a gated urban field, Cities, 59, 164-172, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2016.08.016.


 
Koh, S.Y., B. Wissink & R. Forrest (2016) Reconsidering the super-rich: Variations, structural conditions and urban consequences, in: I. Hay & J. Beaverstock (Eds.) Handbook on Wealth and the Super-Rich, Edward Elgar, 18-40, https://www.elgaronline.com/view/9781783474035.00008.xml.


 
Feng, J., Dijst, M., Wissink, B. and Prillwitz, J. (2015) ‘Elderly co-residence and the household responsibilities hypothesis: Evidence from Nanjing, China’, Urban Geography, 36(5), 757-776, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02723638.2015.1039407.
 

 
Wissink, B. (2015) ‘Rights to the city: Class and difference in Mumbai and Hong Kong’, International Journal for Housing Policy, 15(3), 323-346, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14616718.2014.993020.


 
Wissink, B. (2014) ‘Towards sustainable urban and regional planning: Experiences in the Netherlands’, in: W. Holt (Ed.) From Sustainable to Resilient Cities: Global Concerns and Urban Efforts, Research in Urban Studies, Vol.14, Bingley, UK: Emerald Press, 59-79, http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/S1047-004220140000014003.


 
Van Kempen, R. and Wissink, B. (2014) ‘Between places and flows: Towards a new agenda for neighbourhood research in an age of mobility’, Geografiska Annaler: Series B, Human Geography, 96 (2): 95-108, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/geob.12039/abstract.
 
Feng, J., Dijst, M., Wissink, B. and Prillwitz, J. (2014) ‘Understanding mode choice in the Chinese context: The case of Nanjing metropolitan area’, Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, 105(3), 315–330, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/tesg.12068/abstract.


 
Feng, J., Dijst, M., Prillwitz, J. and Wissink, B. (2013) 'Travel time and distance in international perspective: A comparison between Nanjing (China) and the Randstad (Netherlands)', Urban Studies, 50(14), 2993-3010, http://usj.sagepub.com/content/early/2013/04/12/0042098013482504.abstract.
 
Feng, J., Dijst, M., Wissink, B. and Prillwitz, J. (2013) 'The Impacts of Household Structure on the Travel Behaviour of Seniors and Young Parents in China', Journal of Transport Geography, 30, 117-126, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0966692313000641.


 
Wissink, B. (2013) 'Enclave urbanism in Mumbai: An actor-network-theory analysis of urban (dis)connection', Geoforum, 47, 1-11, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016718513000444.

 
Wissink, B., A. Hazelzet and W. Breitung (2013) 'Migrant integration in China: Evidence from Guangzhou', in: F. Wu, F. Zhang, Ch. Webster (Eds.) Rural Migrants in Urban China, London: Routledge, 99-120, https://www.routledge.com/Rural-Migrants-in-Urban-China-Enclaves-and-Transient-Urbanism/Wu-Zhang-Webster/p/book/9780415534550.


 
Kempen, R. van, B. Wissink Y. Fang & S. Li Eds. (2012) 'Living in Chinese Enclave Cities', special issue for Urban Geography, 33(2), http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/rurb20#.UyLP-s6sAw4.


 
Wissink, B., R. van Kempen, Y. Fang & S. Li (2012) 'Introduction: Living in Chinese enclave cities', Urban Geography, 33(2), 161-166, http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.2747/0272-3638.33.2.161#.UyLRac6sAw4.


 
Douglass, M., B. Wissink, R. van Kempen (2012) 'Enclave urbanism in China: Questions and interpretations', Urban Geography, 33(2), 167-182, http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.2747/0272-3638.33.2.167#.UyLRqs6sAw4.


 
Hazelzet, A. & B. Wissink (2012) 'Neighborhoods, social networks and trust in post-reform China: The case of Guangzhou', Urban Geography, 33(2), 204-220, http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.2747/0272-3638.33.2.204#.UyLR2s6sAw4.


 
Wissink, B. and Hazelzet, A. (2012) ‘Social networks in neighbourhood Tokyo’, Urban Studies, 49(7), 1527-1549, http://usj.sagepub.com/content/49/7/1527.abstract.