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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 109.95
An engaging exploration of modern, late modern and fluid or postmodern humour, Weaver draws on the social theory of Zygmunt Baumann to examine the linguistic structure of humour, arguing that, being similar to metaphor, it is prone to be convincing. Deconstructing the dominant form of racism aimed at black people in the US, and Asians in the UK, this... more...
- Groundwood Books 2011; US$ 9.95
Cities have always been the incubators of new ideas, economic innovation, and social reform. But recent demands and expectations placed on cities and their citizens are unprecedented: everything from chronic poverty and homelessness to massive energy consumption and nonstop suburban sprawl. In this timely book, cities specialist John Lorinc considers... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2004; US$ 22.00
Starting Lineup: Dub Jones Greg Pruitt Bert Jones Clendon Thomas Ken Mendenhall Joe Washington, Sr. Tony Peters Joe Washington, Jr. Steve Zabel Since the 1960s, professional football has been America's most popular sport. This book explores the culture of football from the inside-from the players' perspective-the game the fans never see. Conversations... more...
- Algora Publishing 2011; US$ 19.95
This fresh new textbook to balance theory and the real world, addressing topics relating to race, ethnicity, criminality and criminalization, looking at the criminal justice system, the media, and the death penalty. In addition to information on crime and incarceration rates, White-collar crime, and the typical criminal, the discussion... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1986; US$ 66.00
This book brings together internationally known scholars from a wide range of disciplines and theoretical traditions, all of whom have made significant contributions to the field of race and ethnic relations. As well as identifying important and persistent points of controversy, the collection reveals a complementary and multifaceted approach to theorisation.... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 113.95
Written by a renowned scholar of critical race theory, The Threat of Race explores how the concept of race has been historically produced and how it continues to be articulated, if often denied, in today’s world. A major new study of race and racism by a renowned scholar of critical race theory Explores how the concept of race has been historically... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 105.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
A collection of key papers given at three international conferences in Britain, the United States and Canada on race relations and multiculturalism are drawn together in this book. The first section includes three papers on the state of theory in race relations; the second contains papers on educational themes, examining in particular the pitfalls... 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...