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- Wiley 2014; US$ 22.95
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...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 139.00
Aims to investigate and develop alternate methodological approaches to understand urban environments and urban change. In particular, this study demonstrates the application of remote-sensing data and geographic information systems to the exploration of issues often ignored by the mainstream community of geo-technical specialists. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 159.00
This book expands the current frame of reference of remote sensing and geographic information specialists to include an array of socio-economic and related planning issues. Using remotely sensed data, the project explores the efficacy and policy implications of new approaches toward analyzing data (i.e., homogeneity indices), integrates approaches... 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...
- Tamarisk Books 2008; US$ 11.99
A testament to the more than 100,000 Korean adoptees who have come to the United States since the 1950s, this collection of oral histories features the stories of nine Korean Americans who were adopted as children and the struggles they?ve shared as foreigners in their native lands. From their early confrontations with racism and xenophobia to their... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00
This book focuses on cities, their relationships with each other and the disparities between them. Analysing cities as the places where diversity is especially apparent, where cultural richness is experienced and where conflicts often erupt, it illustrates how cultures and cultural diversity interact with economic growth and development. The contributors... more...