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- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 133.00
The principle of the equal treatment of creditors in bankruptcy proceedings has always been regarded as the paramount principle of bankruptcy law. In spite of this, it was never realized without exception in any German bankruptcy law, and this includes the new bankruptcy regulations as well. Legal debate is required on the criteria according to which... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2012; US$ 126.00
This book examines the concept of the compact city and the implication of the current urban context for compact city policies. It explores their potential outcomes, particularly in terms of how it can contribute to Green Growth and looks at developing indicators to monitor compact city and track policy performance. It reviews compact city... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 74.99
Racialization has become one of the central concepts in the study of race and racism. It is widely used in both theoretical and empirical studies of racial situations. There has been a proliferation of texts that use this notion in quite diverse ways. It is used broadly to refer to ways of thinking about race as well as to institutional processes that... more...
- University Press of America 2010; US$ 64.99
This book is a compilation of expositions on race and ethnicity, written from multiple disciplinary approaches including history, sociology, women's studies, and anthropology. This book is organized around a topical, chronological framework and is divided into three sections, beginning with the earliest times to the contemporary world. more...
- Goodfellow Publishers Ltd 2013; US$ 9.49
This case study is part of the Contemporary Cases Online series. The series provides critical case studies that are original, flexible, challenging, controversial and research-informed, driven by the needs of teaching and learning. more...
- Troubador Publishing 2013; US$ 8.99
World Cities, City Worlds is about how we make sense of cities, those extraordinary places where half the world?s population now lives. It explores ways of seeing, experiencing and thinking about how cities work, how they change and what makes city life tick. more...
- University of Georgia Press 2013; US$ 22.95
The Politics of the Encounter is a spirited interrogation of the city as a site of both theoretical inquiry and global social struggle. The city, writes Andy Merrifield, remains "important, virtually and materially, for progressive politics." And yet, he notes, more than forty years have passed since Henri Lefebvre advanced the powerful ideas... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 19.95
Cities shape the lives and outlooks of billions of people, yet they have been overshadowed in contemporary political thought by nation-states, identity groups, and concepts like justice and freedom. The Spirit of Cities revives the classical idea that a city expresses its own distinctive ethos or values. In the ancient world, Athens was synonymous... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 109.95
Whiteness Fractured examines the many ways in which whiteness is conceptualized today and how it is understood to operate and to effect social relationships. Exploring the intersections between whiteness, social class, ethnicity and psychosocial phenomena, this book is framed by the question of how whiteness works and what it does. With attention to... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 109.95
Bringing together a team of international scholars with an interest in urban transformations, spatial justice and territoriality, this volume questions how the interstice is related to the emerging processes of partitioning, enclave-making and zoning, showing how in-between spaces are intimately related to larger flows, networks, territories and boundaries.... more...