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  • Understanding Processes of Ethnic Concentration and Dispersalby Jennifer Leigh McGarrigle

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 49.00

    A study of South Asian settlement patterns and residential preferences exploring the motivations underlying these, paying particular attention to processes of ethnic concentration and suburbanisation. more...

  • Understanding Social Divisionsby Shaun Best

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 50.00

    The study of social divisions has dominated research within the social sciences since the nineteenth century. Understanding Social Divisions addresses the full range of social divisions in one volume while also considering the nature of social division in itself, in a comprehensive and accessible overview. more...

  • The Aristocracy in Twelfth-Century León and Castileby Simon Barton

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 52.00

    An examination of the nature and role of the aristocracy in twelfth-century Spain. more...

  • Aristocratic Centuryby John Cannon

    Cambridge University Press 1987; US$ 32.00

    Since the work of Butterfield and Namier in the 1930s, it has commonly been said that eighteenth-century England appears atomised, left with no overall interpretation. Subsequent work on religious differences and on party strife served to reinforce the image of a divided society, and in the last ten years historians of the poor and unprivileged have... more...

  • Behind the Gatesby Setha Low

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Changing Classesby Gosta Esping-Andersen

    SAGE Publications 1993; US$ 48.00

    This book makes a significant contribution towards understanding the new class structures of post-industrial societies and the changing processes of social stratification and mobility. Drawing together comparative research on the dynamics of social stratification in a number of key western societies, the authors develop a framework for the analysis... more...

  • Cities in a Globalizing Worldby Un-Habitat

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 73.95

    'The world has entered the urban millennium. Nearly half the world's people are now city dwellers, and the rapid increase in urban population is expected to continue, mainly in developing countries. This historic transition is being further propelled by the powerful forces of globalization. The central challenge for the international community is... more...

  • Lords of Misruleby Dr Antony Taylor

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 125.00

    Flamboyant, cultured and refined, aristocracy is often seen as a national treasure. Lords of Misrule takes a different view and considers the role of an aristocracy behaving badly. This is a book about the political, social and moral failings of aristocracy and the ways in which they have featured in political rhetoric. Drawing on the views of critics... more...

  • The Origins of the English Gentryby Peter Coss

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 64.00

    A sustained attempt to explore the 13th?14th century origins of the English gentry. more...

  • Patterns of Migration in Central Europeby Claire Wallace; Dariusz Stola

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 158.00

    Patterns of Migration in Central Europe brings together new material on migration in the region: Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. In the last ten years, these countries have changed from being countries of emigration to countries of immigration. As the next candidates for membership to the European Union, migration has become a particularly... more...