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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95
Racism and Ethnicity : Global Debates, Dilemmas, Directions examines in detail the theories, histories and principal debates of race, racism and ethnicity within a global context. The text offers critical evaluation of the work of major figures from Du Bois to Goldberg, and presents new research on pre-modern racisms, contemporary scientific racisms,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Readings in Race and Ethnic Relations is a part of a series of Readings in Sociology. This book is composed of four parts with a total of 17 chapters. Part 1 explains the concepts of race, racism, and identity. Parts 2 and 3 elucidate the relationship of race with religion, urbanization, and ethnic stratification. Lastly, Part 4 explores how race is... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Readings in the Sociology of Religion is a collection of articles that examines the sociological aspects of religion. The title discusses the contemporary theories, concept, and studies about the sociology of religion. The text first details the concept of sociology of religion, along with the relationship between religion and sociological theory.... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
This book defends a non-pragmatist social kind view of race, approaching the issue from the perspective of analytic philosophy. Heavily informed by contemporary philosophy of race, it argues against anti-realist and natural kind views while representing a new version of social kind theory. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
In today's multicultural and multireligious societies, humour and comedy often become the focus of controversy over alleged racist or offensive content, as shown, for instance, by the intense debate of Sacha Baron Cohen's characters Ali G and Borat, and the Prophet Muhammad cartoons published in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten. Despite these... 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...
- transcript 2014; US$ 38.92
Eine Thematisierung sozialer Kontrolle bedarf urbanistischer Reflexion - ebenso wie eine Thematisierung von Stadt systematisch Aspekte sozialer Kontrolle mitdenken muss. Im Rahmen einer wissenssoziologischen Diskursanalyse zeigt Guido Lauen, wie die symbolische und materielle Ordnung einer urbanen Gesellschaft über den Diskurs um Sicherheit und Sauberkeit... 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...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 92.74
Zwischen 1999 und 2007 wurden in Tell Chuera und dem nahegelegenen Kharab Sayyar (Nordsyrien) Schichtenabfolgen vom Beginn des dritten Jahrtausends v. Chr. freigelegt. Sie stammen größtenteils aus der Zeit vor der "zweiten urbanen Revolution", als auch Tell Chuera eine "Stadt" mit 80 Hektar und Monumentalbauten wurde, und bieten daher wichtige Informationen... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 72.00
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...