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- Springer 2012; US$ 47.99
?In einer seit Mitte des 20. Jahrhunderts in Bewegung geratenen Welt sind Entfernungen relativ und Wanderungen zum konstitutiven Element geworden. Im Kontext der Migration stellen sich Fragen nach kultureller Heterogenität, Selbstverortung und Identität auch und gerade im Quartiersumfeld. Genau darum geht es in diesem Band:... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 119.95
The aim of this book is to introduce the significantly different urban experiences in social and spatial segregation patterns and rationales which exist among the world's regions and to demonstrate that urban theory needs to draw systematically upon this wide range of experiences. The cities selected (Athens, Beijing, Budapest, Copenhagen, Hong... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00
While ethnic neighborhoods are usually associated with poverty, crime and social problems, they have also emerged as places of leisure and consumption, providing opportunities for numerous entrepreneurs and employees. Local and national governments and other regulatory actors, as well as the media, have started to see and promote these neighborhoods... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 104.95
Seeing Cities Change demonstrates the utility of a visual approach and the study of ordinary streetscapes to document and analyse how the built environment reflects the changing cultural and class identities of neighborhood residents. Discussing the manner in which these changes relate to issues of local and national identities and multiculturalism,... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 25.00
For the middle class and the affluent, local ties seem to matter less and less these days, but in the inner city, your life can be irrevocably shaped by what block you live on. Living the Drama takes a close look at three neighborhoods in Boston to analyze the many complex ways that the context of community shapes the daily lives and long-term... more...
- Temple University Press 2008; US$ 26.95
At a time when cities appear to be fragmenting mosaics of ethnic enclaves, it is reassuring to know there are still stable multicultural neighborhoods. Beyond Segregation offers a tour of some of America's best known multiethnic neighborhoods: Uptown in Chicago, Jackson Heights (Queens), and San Antonio-Fruitvale in Oakland. Readers will learn the... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2006; US$ 49.95
Since the first edition of this book, American cities have experienced great changes with revitalization and enrichment by ever-increasing and diverse immigrant groups from around the world. As in the past, cities become home to those seeking new opportunities while also harboring those suffering economic deprivation. The chapters in this book discuss... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 44.95
Presents a comprehensive assessment of how western cities accommodate and nourish the needs of children and youth, and proposes an agenda for action to provide cities with places for children to play. This work outlines strengths and deficiencies in the processes that govern urban development and change from the perspective of children and youth. more...