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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Focusing on urban sociology as practised in Britain, the author argues that it is a key element in the response of the 'intellectual proletariat' to urbanization and the calls on it by the State to control the ensuing way of life. The themes of urban sociology have been the concerns of the Welfare State and, despite radical inputs, the discipline... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2007; US$ 5.00
The September 2007 issue of F&D looks at the growth of cities and the trend toward urbanization. Within the next year, for the first time in history, more than 50 percent of the world's population will be living in urban rather than rural areas. What are the economic implications of this urban revolution? Economists generally agree that urbanization,... more...
- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 11.99
In this major study, so highly-rated at the time of publication (1974), David Sheppard, the then new Bishop of Liverpool, focuses on the big city and more particularly on those groups of citizens who feel most powerless and hemmed in. With themes as relevant today as they ever were, this is an essential title in understanding the role of the Church... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 39.99
?Moderne, funktional differenzierte, gleichzeitig aber vertikal stratifizierte Gesellschaften sind urban geprägt. Ihre Ungleichheitsstrukturen haben nicht nur soziale, sondern auch räumliche Dimensionen, die sich in Differenzen innerhalb von Städten, zwischen verschiedenen Städten, aber auch im Verhältnis zwischen Städten und dem ländlich geprägten... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
This collection of readings draws on material from a wide range of sources - from the past and present and from literature and technology - and is concentrated on the areas which seem most relevant to the planning of the future city - what is happening to the city and what we can do about it. The readings have been selected and organised to present... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
This collection highlights and extends contemporary women's and gender studies by presenting theoretical analyses and innovative research conceptualizations, applications and methodologies via a diverse variety of popular-in-the-classroom topics, such as changing masculinities; comedic/dramatic portrayals of ethnicity and discrimination; stigma and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
In The Empty Place: Democracy and Public Space Teresa Hoskyns explores the relationship of public space to democracy by relating different theories of democracy in political philosophy to spatial theory and spatial and political practice.? Establishing the theoretical basis for the study of public space, Hoskyns examines the rise of representative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95
The 6th edition of this highly respected text builds upon the successful structure, engaging writing style and clear presentation of previous editions. Examining urban social geography from a theoretical and historical perspective, it also explores how it has developed into the modern day. Taking account of recent critical work, whilst simultaneously... more...