Mapping “Urban Management Science” Based on ISI Subject Areas



The goal of this article is mapping urban management Science. The main question of the research is “what are the subject areas of urban management science and how is the relation between these subject areas?” The map of urban management science can help to recognize urban management and its subject areas and can help policy makers to get familiar with the priorities in this subject area. For this purpose the ISI’s data-base was selected as a resource of data extraction. To achieve a science base for urban management five steps were done: 1-designing the search strategy, 2-searching, 3-analyzing search results, and 4-designing matrix of relationships, 5-clustering.
Research results shows that the map of urban management includes 36 subject areas and 18 districts.