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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Why are some regions and cities so good at attracting talented people, creating high-level knowledge, and producing exciting new ideas and innovations? What are the ingredients of success? Can innovative cities be created and stimulated, or do they just flourish by mere chance? This book analyses the development and management of innovation systems... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 49.99
Vom Ruhm der Vergangenheit ist den Arabern nicht viel geblieben. Ihre Region wurde von Marokko bis zum Irak, von Syrien bis zum Jemen ein Spielball der Weltmächte. Kulturelle und wissenschaftliche Errungenschaften kommen heute aus anderen Erdteilen. Trotzdem steht die arabische Welt international im Brennpunkt. Einige Landstriche wurden zu... 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...
- American Planning Association 2013; US$ 26.99
How does the design of a neighborhood affect the people who live there? In this thoughtful, engaging book, Sidney Brower explains how a neighborhood's design lays the groundwork for the social relationships that make it a community. Blending social science with personal interviews, Brower shares the lessons of planned communities from... more...
- 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...
- 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...