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- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 39.99
Urban Ills: Confronting Twenty First Century Dilemmas of Urban Living in Global Contexts brings together original research by a wide array of interdisciplinary scholars to examine contemporary dilemmas impacting urban life in global contexts, following the latest global economic downturn. Focusing extensively on vulnerable populations, economic,... more...
- OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 37.00
State-owned enterprises (SOEs) are an important feature of the economic landscape in the Middle East and North Africa region and yet, their contribution to the local economies has not been subject to a systematic investigation. SOEs in the region are generally perceived as inefficient and subject to sub-optimal governance arrangements but at the same... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 60.00
Originally published in 1970, The Urban Revolution marked Henri Lefebvre?s first sustained critique of urban society, a work in which he pioneered the use of semiotic, structuralist, and poststructuralist methodologies in analyzing the development of the urban environment. Although it is widely considered a foundational book in contemporary thinking... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 40.00
An eminent social analyst examines the way racism works-and how it can be overcome. Racism: It is social, not ?natural?; it is general, not ?personal?; and it is tragically effective. In a remarkable meditation on a subject at the troubled center of American life, Albert Memmi investigates racism as social pathology-a cultural disease that prevails... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89
Despite global shifts in world power, racial conflict remains one of the major problems of contemporary social life. This concise and engaging book demonstrates the interplay between identity, power and conflict in the creation, persistence and transformation of patterns of race and ethnic relations across the globe. Stone and Rizova employ a neo-Weberian... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 7.99
Despite the fact that we?ve spent hundreds of millions of dollars promoting tolerance, racism is still prevalent today. In fact, since 9-11 the subject of race, and exactly what this means, has become more important than ever before. Alana Lentin traces the development and mutation of ideas about race, through political history right up to modern... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Readings in Urban Sociology covers the specialized aspect of sociology, together with an introduction designed to relate the selected Readings to the state of sociological knowledge and research in the field in question. This book is organized into four parts encompassing 12 chapters, and begins with an overview of the study of urbanization and urban... more...
- SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 504.00
"This ambitious undertaking touches all bases, is highly accessible, and provides a solid starting point for further exploration." ?School Library Journal This three-volume reference presents a comprehensive look at the role race and ethnicity play in society and in our daily lives.. The Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society offers informative... more...