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- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 39.95
The Time of the City is a trans-disciplinary work with a focus on genre-city relationships as they articulate the micropolitics of urban life in diverse cities. Shifting the territorial emphasis of political studies from the mosaic of states to the global network of cities, the book draws on urban theory rather than traditional forms of official... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 149.99
This book develops a debate around responsible social inquiry into new racism. A variety of ways of researching new forms of racism (for example, aversive, modern, cultural, purportedly color-blind, and new racism) are addressed. Experiments that have been undertaken to inquire into group identity and people's implicit bias in relation to those... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 29.95
Urban and Regional Policy and Its Effects, the third in a series, sets out to inform policymakers, practitioners, and scholars about the effectiveness of select policy approaches, reforms, and experiments in addressing key social and economic problems facing cities, suburbs, and metropolitan areas. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 114.95
In the course of economic and cultural globalization, most large cities have been transformed via increasing commercialisation of urban space, and consequent intense processes of theming. Bringing together leading urban scholars, this book examines links more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 144.95
Suburbanization in Global Society presents new and innovative contributions in comparative suburban studies for urban regions around the globe. Research is post-1945 with a particular focus upon social and cultural change in suburbanisation processes in developed as well as emerging urban countries. more...
- Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 23.95
Cities have long been associated with diversity and tolerance, but from Jerusalem to Belfast to the Basque Country, many of the most intractable conflicts of the past century have played out in urban spaces. The contributors to this interdisciplinary volume examine the interrelationships of ethnic, racial, ... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 28.99
This interdisciplinary textbook challenges students to see race as everyone's issue. Drawing on sociology, psychology, and economics, Seeing White introduces students to the concepts of white privilege and social power. Compelling concrete examples illustrate key theoretical perspectives, including cultural materialism, critical race theory, and the... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 54.99
Preeminent philosopher, Naomi Zack, brings us an indispensable work in the ethics of race through an inquiry into the history of moral philosophy. Beginning with Plato and a philosophical tradition that has largely ignored race, The Ethics and Mores of Race: Equality After the History of Philosophy enters into a web of ideas, ethics, and morals... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 26.99
Between the turn of the twentieth century and the Brown v. Board of Education decision in 1954, the way that American schools taught about "race" changed dramatically. This transformation was engineered by the nation's most prominent anthropologists, including Franz Boas, Ruth Benedict, and Margaret Mead, during World War II. Inspired... more...