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Human settlements. Communities

  • Class Questionsby Joan Acker

    AltaMira Press 2005; US$ 28.99

    Class Questions: Feminist Answers examines feminist theories of class and intersectionality and proposes a theory of gendered and racialized class processes as deeply embedded in capitalist practices, both historically and today. Joan Acker argues that large work organizations are primary locations in which gendered and racialized class inequalities... more...

  • Researching Amongst Elitesby Luis L.M. Aguiar; Christopher J. Schneider

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95

    Presenting the latest empirical case studies from Canada, the USA and Australia, this volume explores the challenges and difficulties involved in conducting research amongst the rich and elite, whilst shedding light on the manner in which power is harnessed, protected and controlled to manage and manipulate resources. A demonstration of the importance... more...

  • A History of the Protection of Regional Cultural Minorities in Europeby Antony Alcock

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 195.00

    Antony Alcock recounts four stages in the history of regional cultural minority protection: protection of religious minorities and the rise of cultural nationalism before 1914; attempts to assimilate minorities between the wars together with the League of Nations' system of protection; neglect of the complex issues in minority protection after 1945,... more...

  • Muslim networks and transnational communities in and across Europeby S. Allievi

    BRILL 2003; US$ 163.00

    The topic of this collection of articles is the increasingly transnational nature of Islam in Europe as well as the mechanisms by which the transnationalism is activated, especially the media. The papers integrate specific case studies with more general and thematic considerations. more...

  • Realizing Communityby Vered Amit

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 47.95

    Contributes various new analyses and approaches to the issue of community - such as destabilization in the global context, cultural absoluteness, separation of community and culture, compartmentalized communities. more...

  • Making our Way through the Worldby Margaret S. Archer

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 32.00

    This 2007 book examines 'internal conversations' and their influence on how people make their way through the world. more...

  • The African Diaspora in the United States and Europeby John A. Arthur

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 119.95

    This book examines the Ghanaian diaspora in North America, a group which has grown substantially since 1980, and offers a fascinating lens on some of the key themes of the 'new migration' including transnationalism, identity, social networks, remittances, economic integration and citizenship. Using original empirical data, the author also investigates... more...

  • Class, Individualization and Late Modernityby Dr Will Atkinson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    This book puts to the test the prominent claim that social class has declined in importance in an era of affluence, choice and the waning of tradition. Arguing against this view, this study vividly uncovers the multiple ways in which class stubbornly persists. more...

  • Hell's Angelby Sonny Barger

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    Due to copyright restrictions, this eBook may not contain all of the images available in the print edition. Narrated by the visionary founding member, Hell's Angel provides a fascinating all-access pass to the secret world of the notorious Hell's Angels Motorcycle Club. Sonny Barger recounts the birth of the original Oakland Hell's Angels and the... more...

  • Beyond Communities of Practiceby David Barton; Karin Tusting

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 27.00

    This book consists of a set of studies exploring the concept of 'communities of practice'. more...