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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 55.95
This timely and thought-provoking book explores children's lives in modern cities. At a time of intense debate about the quality of life in cities, this book examines how they can become good places for children to live in. Through contributions from childhood experts in Europe, Australia and America, the book shows the importance of studying children's... 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 2004; US$ 39.95
In his compelling follow-up to The Rise of the Creative Class , Richard Florida outlines how certain cities succeed in attracting members of the 'creative class' - the millions of people who work in information-age economic sectors and in industries driven by innovation and talent. 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 47.95
Does It Take a Village? focuses on the mechanisms that link community characteristics to the functioning of the families and individuals within them--community norms, economic opportunities, reference groups for assessing relative deprivation, and social support networks. Contributors underscore those features of communities that represent risk factors... 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...
- 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...