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- Routledge 2006; US$ 24.95
Shows the catastrophic impact of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans. This work covers the response to the disaster and the roles that race and class played, its impact on housing and redevelopment, the historical context of urban disasters in America and the future of economic development in the region. more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95
San Francisco is perhaps the most exhilarating of all American cities--its beauty, cultural and political avant-gardism, and history are legendary, while its idiosyncrasies make front-page news. In this revised edition of his highly regarded study of San Francisco's economic and political development since the mid-1950s, Chester Hartman gives a detailed... more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 47.99
The incoming national administration has the opportunity to make a sharp break, in both domestic and international issues, with the failed, destructive policies of the past eight years.Mandate for Change provides in detail what should be done in each and every important area, in 47 short chapters written by the country's leading thinkers/activists. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95
Racial integration, and policies intended to achieve greater integration, continue to generate controversy in the United States, with some of the most heated debates taking place among long-standing advocates of racial equality. Today, many nonwhites express what has been referred to as "integration exhaustion" as they question the value of integration... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95
There is No Such Thing as a Natural Disaster is the first comprehensive critical book on the catastrophic impact of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans. The disaster will go down on record as one of the worst in American history, not least because of the government?s inept and cavalier response. But it is also a huge story for other reasons; the impact... more...
- Temple University Press 2006; US$ 45.95
In the 1949 Housing Act, Congress declared "a decent home and a suitable living environment for every American family" our national housing goal. Today, little more than half a century later, upwards of 100 million people in the United States live in housing that is physically inadequate, unsafe, overcrowded, or unaffordable. The contributors... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 139.99
America?s Growing Inequality presents the links between racism and poverty in the United States, highlighting the work of social justice organizations to facilitate an end to their presence in society. The facts, analyses, and policy proposals that comprise this book will inform scholars and students in a range of disciplines including sociology,... more...