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Races and race relations

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  • The Ethnic Phenomenonby Pierre Van Den Berghe

    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...

  • The State of the World's Cities 2004/5by UN-HABITAT

    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...

  • The Time of the Cityby Michael J Shapiro

    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...

  • Suburbanization in Global Societyby Mark Clapson; Ray Hutchison

    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...

  • Cities and Sovereigntyby Diane E. Davis; Nora Libertun de Duren

    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...

  • Seeing Whiteby Jean Halley; Amy Eshleman; Ramya Mahadevan Vijaya

    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...

  • The Ethics and Mores of Raceby Naomi Zack

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 67.99

    Preeminent philosopher, Naomi Zack, brings us an indispensable work in the ethics of race through an inquiry into the history of moral philosophy. Beginning with Plato and a philosophical tradition that has largely ignored race, The Ethics and Mores of Race: Equality after the History of Philosophy enters into a web of ideas, ethics, and morals... more...

  • Politische Kommunikation im städtischen Raum am Beispiel Graffitiby Andreas Klee

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 15.51

    Sind die unzähligen Sprüche und Schriftzüge auf Häuserwänden, Haltestellen, Parkbänken, etc. nur Zufallsprodukte und unsystematische Mitteilungen oder wohnt ihnen eine weiterreichende Bedeutung inne? Sind Graffiti leere Parolen und Sprüche oder ernstzunehmende Projektionen gesellschaftlicher Phänomene des urbanen Lebens? Der Sammelband stellt Graffiti... more...

  • Armut, soziale Ausgrenzung und Klassenstrukturby Olaf Groh-Samberg

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 22.81

    In der Arbeit wird ein innovatives Konzept zur empirischen Messung von Armut entwickelt, das sowohl zeitliche Aspekte wie den Zusammenhang von Einkommen und anderen materiellen Lebenslagen berücksichtigt. Umfangreiche Analysen zur Trendentwicklung von Armut und von Prekarität sowie zum Zusammenhang von Armut mit weitergehenden Aspekten der sozialen... more...

  • Integration durch Wohnungspolitik?by Sybille Münch

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 42.89

    Die Existenz von Nachbarschaften mit hohem Zuwandereranteil wird in verschiedenen europäischen Ländern skandalisiert, obgleich aus wissenschaftlicher Sicht stark angezweifelt wird, ob vom Leben in solchen Quartieren negative Effekte für die Integration der Bewohner ausgehen. Die Arbeit nutzt den Ansatz der sozialkonstruktivistischen Interpretativen... more...