AbdouMaliq Simone is an urbanist in the broad
sense that his work focuses on various powers, cultural expressions,
governance and planning discourses, spaces and times in cities across
the world. His key publications include In Whose Image?: Political Islam and Urban Practices in Sudan (University of Chicago Press, 1994) and For the City Yet to Come: Changing Urban Life in Four African Cities (Duke University Press, 2004), City Life from Jakarta to Dakar: Movements at the Crossroads (Routledge, 2009) and Jakarta, Drawing the City Near (Minnesota, 2014).
Personal website http://www.abdoumaliqsimone.com/