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- University of California Press 2000; US$ 12.95
This intensely personal and engaging memoir is the coming-of-age story of a white boy growing up in a neighborhood of predominantly African American and Latino housing projects on New York's Lower East Side. Vividly evoking the details of city life from a child's point of view--the streets, buses, and playgrounds--Honky poignantly illuminates the usual... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 24.95
The City: The Basics provides a brief yet compelling overview of the study of cities and city life. The book draws on a range of perspectives ? economic, political, cultural, and environmental aspects are all considered ? to provide a broad comparison of the evolution of cities in the rich Global North and the poorer Global South. Topics covered... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2006; US$ 14.95
The brutal lynching of two young black men in Marion, Indiana, on August 7, 1930, cast a shadow over the town that still lingers. It is only one event in the long and complicated history of race relations in Marion, a history much ignored and considered by many to be best forgotten. But the lynching cannot be forgotten. It is too much a part of the... more...
- New Press, The 2012; US$ 19.95
Once in a great while a book comes along that changes the way we see the world and helps to fuel a nationwide social movement. The New Jim Crow is such a book. Praised by Harvard Law professor Lani Guinier as ?brave and bold,? this book directly challenges the notion that the presidency of Barack Obama signals a new era of colorblindness. With dazzling... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2006; US$ 20.00
In 1812 a series of revolts known collectively as the Aponte Rebellion erupted across the island of Cuba, comprising one of the largest and most important slave insurrections in Caribbean history. Matt Childs provides the first in-depth analysis of the rebellion, situating it in local, colonial, imperial, and Atlantic World contexts. Childs explains... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.95
Race and racism have become huge areas of study in the social sciences over the past two decades. However, whilst this has been reflected in the growing body of theoretical and empirically based work, surprisingly little has been published that explores the methodological and practical issues involved in researching race. In Researching Race and Racism... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1987; US$ 6.00
Cette étude examine la situation particulière des universités en région qui font face à un double défi : offrir les services qui se rattachent à la mission première de toute université et aussi assumer une responsabilité régionale dont limportance et le poids sont proportionnels à la... more...
- Campus Verlag 2004; US$ 19.55
Das Lehrbuch zur Stadtsoziologie Von der modernen Großstadt bis zur beschaulichen Provinzstadt, von den Lebensstilen in der Innenstadt bis zu den Villenvierteln behandelt die Stadtsoziologie ein breites Themengebiet. Das Lehrbuch bietet einen umfassenden Überblick über die wichtigsten Bereiche der stadtsoziologischen Forschung und deren theoretische... more...
- Springer Fachmedien 2009; US$ 39.99