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- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 109.99
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, social,... 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...
- Westview Press 2009; US$ 25.99
In an age of virtual offices, urban flight, and planned gated communities, are cities becoming obsolete? In this passionate manifesto, Moshe Safdie argues that as crucibles for creative, social, and political interaction, vital cities are an organic and necessary part of human civilization. If we are to rescue them from dispersal and decay, we must... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 38.99
White on White/Black on Black is a unique contribution to the philosophy of race. The text explores how 14 philosophers, 7 white and 7 black, philosophically understand the dynamics of the process of racialization. more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 52.93
Für die Südosteuropa-Forschung stellt das Thema Gewalt in vielerlei Hinsicht immer noch ein Forschungsdesiderat dar. Auch wenn die Bereitschaft und das Bekenntnis zu Gewalt zweifellos eines der konstituierenden Merkmale des Faschismus in Rumänien (Legion Erzengel Michael) und Kroatien (Usta?a) bildeten, wurde dieser Aspekt bisher kaum untersucht. Mit... more...
- Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2008; US$ 215.95
Bringing together a range of scholars from a variety of disciplines and theoretical perspectives, A Companion to Racial and Ethnic Studies offers an overview of contemporary debates as well as an exploration of new directions in the dynamic field of race and ethnicity. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
After twenty years as a foreign correspondent in tumultuous locales including Rwanda, Chechnya, and Sudan, Judith Matloff is ready to put down roots and start a family. She leaves Moscow and returns to her native New York City to house-hunt for the perfect spot while her Dutch husband, John, stays behind in Russia with their dog to pack up their belongings.... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 199.00
Examines the urban development and the policy and planning processes that have resulted from the socio-economic, political, and institutional transformations characterizing the move to markets and democracy. This book illustrates the urban phenomena with case studies, sensitive to historical themes, cultural issues and the socialist legacy. more...