Books and special issues


Co Designing Infrastructures Cover.                COVID-19 and informal workers in Asian cities

Bell, S. et al. (2023) Co-designing infrastructures: Community Collaboration for Liveable Cities. London: UCL Press.

Recio, R.B., Fattah, K.N., Anwar, N.H., Ahmed, N., Mateo-Babiano, I., Acuto, M., Hecita, I.J., & Nouri, S. (Eds.). (2023). COVID-19 and informal workers in Asian cities: Impact, response, and implications for urban recovery (1st ed.). Routledge.


Acuto, M. (2022). How to Build a Global City: Recognizing the Symbolic Power of a Global Urban Imagination (1 ed.). Cornell University Press.


Acuto, M.,  &  Seijas, A. (2021). Managing Cities at Night: A Practitioner Guide to the Urban Governance of the Night-Time Economy. Policy Press.

Jon, I.(2021). Cities in the Anthropocene: New Ecology and Urban Politics. Pluto Press.


Rapoport, E. Acuto, M. & Grcheva, L. (2019). Leading Cities: A Global Review of City Leadership. UCL Press.

Acuto, M., Dinardi, C., & Marx, C. (2019). Transcending (in)formal urbanism. Special issue of Urban Studies, 56(3).

Addie, J. P. D., Acuto, M., Ho, K. C., Cairns, S., & Tan, H. P. (2019). Perspectives on the 21st Century Urban University from Singapore – A viewpoint forum. Cities, 88(1).

Acuto, M., Robin, E., Setzer, J. (2019). Politics of an Urban Age, Special issue of Palgrave Communications 4(2)

Pojani, D., Corcoran, J., Sipe, N., Mateo-Babiano, I., & Stead, D. (Eds.) (2019). Parking: An International Perspective. Elsevier.


Kaltofen, C., Carr, M., & Acuto, M. (2018). Technologies of International Relations. Palgrave.

Kaltofen, C., & Acuto, M. (2018). Science Diplomacy. Special issue of Global Policy, 9 (S2).