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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 124.95
Despite considerable interest in social capital amongst urban policy makers and academics alike, there is currently little direct focus on its urban dimensions. In this volume leading urban researchers from the Netherlands, the UK, the USA, Australia, Italy and France explore the nature of social networks and the significance of voluntary associations... more...
- World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 9.99
"In a world moving very rapidly on both urbanization and globalization, cities in the developing world face both serious challenges and attractive opportunities. They can reap the benefits of economic growth by creating an enabling investment climate: well-functioning markets, institutions that support sound governance and regulatory regimes,... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 26.95
The goal of this book, the second in a series, is to inform policymakers, practitioners, and scholars about the effectiveness of select policy approaches, reforms, and experiments in addressing key social and economic problems facing cities, suburbs, and metropolitan areas. What can we say about what works, what doesnt, and why? And what does... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 17.50
Kan een proces van de-radicalisering worden gestimuleerd of ondersteund? GeÔnspireerd op buitenlandse ervaringen is in de gemeentes Winschoten en Eindhoven gedurende twee jaar geŽxperimenteerd met een de-radicaliseringsaanpak voor rechts-radicale jongeren. Deze rapportage is de weerslag van een studie die door de Universiteit Leiden en de Anne Frank... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 59.95
Modern urban societies have become fragmented environments†consisting of individuals.†Here theoretical accounts and†case studies address whether making public spaces more accessible can restore the social fabric of the city, highlighting key projects across the world.† more...
- SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 65.00
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...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 123.00
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. Tracing... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 159.00
Globalization has rendered many economic and social urban functions obsolete. Large cities face a form of implosion, which necessitates a rethinking of both contents and containers. This book focuses on the latter aspect. It presents a model of complex urban interventions. more...