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- SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 59.00
Researching 'Race' and Ethnicit y provides an innovative discussion of the methodological, epistemological and ethical challenges of doing qualitative research that is informed by questions of 'race', ethnicity and social difference. The book will be essential reading for students and academics across the social sciences. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 59.95
Public spaces mirror the complexities of urban societies: as historic social bonds have weakened and cities have become collections of individuals public open spaces have also changed from being embedded in the social fabric of the city to being a part of more impersonal and fragmented urban environments. Can making public spaces help overcome this... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 97.00
Was modern primitivism complicit with the ideologies of colonialism, or was it a multivalent encounter with difference? Examining race and modernism through a wider and more historically contextualized study, Sweeney brings together a variety of published and new scholarship to expand the discussion on the links between modernism and primitivism.... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1987; US$ 36.95
Van den Berghe contends that intergroup relations are reducible to individuals competing for scarce resources. While social classes are grouped according to common material interests, ethnic groups are organized by real or punitive common descent--ultimately on the basis of common interests. The author argues that ethnic nepotism is, at its very foundation,... more...
- Earthscan 2004; US$ 42.50
This report not only documents problems in the world's cities, it directs our attention to policies, programmes and projects that can help to create multicultural and inclusive cities. As the report emphasizes ... we need to plan for cities of difference, and capitalize on the benefits of multicultural existence. This requires the engagement of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 46.95
The Time of the City is a trans-disciplinary work with a focus on genre-city relationships as they articulate the micropolitics of urban life in diverse cities. Shifting the territorial emphasis of political studies from the mosaic of states to the global network of cities, the book draws on urban theory rather than traditional forms of official... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95
Bringing together leading urban scholars, this book discusses the linkages between the economic, social and psychological factors of the urban environment. It focuses on the growth of private urbanity that has led to a 'spectactularization' of the city, the most extreme component of attention being the fascination which is aroused by attractions and... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 152.99
Suburbanization in Global Society presents new and innovative contributions in comparative suburban studies for urban regions around the globe. Research is post-1945 with a particular focus upon social and cultural change in suburbanisation processes in developed as well as emerging urban countries. more...
- Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 23.95
Cities have long been associated with diversity and tolerance, but from Jerusalem to Belfast to the Basque Country, many of the most intractable conflicts of the past century have played out in urban spaces. The contributors to this interdisciplinary volume examine the interrelationships of ethnic, racial, ... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 34.99
This interdisciplinary textbook challenges students to see race as everyone's issue. Drawing on sociology, psychology, history, and economics, Seeing White introduces students to the concepts of white privilege and social power. more...