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- 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...
- Hamburger Edition HIS 2014; US$ 20.97
Zahlreiche Skandale zeugen davon, dass polizeiliche Folterpraktiken trotz juristischer Verbote und moralischer Ablehnung weiterhin existieren. Besonders der Einsatz der Folter durch die USA nach den Anschlägen vom 11. September 2001 zeigt, dass die moderne Geschichte der Folter keine Geschichte ihres allmählichen Verschwindens ist. Die gegenwärtige... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 14.95
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...
- Wesleyan University Press 2014; US$ 13.99
JOEL AUGUSTUS ROGERS (September 6, 1880?March 26, 1966) was a Jamaican-American author, journalist, and historian who contributed to the history of Africa and the African diaspora, especially the history of African Americans in the United States. His research spanned the academic fields of history, sociology and anthropology. He challenged prevailing... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 7.68
Die Beiträge zur Homosexualitätsgeschichte des Deutschen Historikertags 2014 in Göttingen. Lange Zeit galt es in der deutschen Geschichtswissenschaft als wenig seriös und geradezu karriereschädlich, Homosexualitätsgeschichte zu betreiben - egal, ob in eigenständiger Form oder integriert in eine umfassendere Politik-, Sozial- und Kulturgeschichte.... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 64.95
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...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 49.99
The fifth edition of this book extends the discussion of the challenges faced by urban sociology in the global age, while covering the issues traditionally associated with urban sociology. It presents a balanced review of the ecological perspective and the political and economic contexts of the urban environment. Topics include communities in cities,... more...