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- Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 42.58
After the fall of communism in 1989 Bulgaria experiences strong waves of emigration. According to recent estimations, about 2 million Bulgarians live abroad. Since 1989, migration flows often have changed their direction, intensity and patterns; however, their main characteristic remains their constancy. The articles in the present collection describe... 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...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99
George Yancy gathers white scholarship that dwells on the experience of whiteness as a problem without sidestepping the question?s implications for Black people or people of color. This unprecedented reversion of the ?Black problem? narrative challenges contemporary rhetoric of a color-evasive world in a critically engaging and persuasive study.... 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$ 31.95
Human Settlements is a collection of government reports presented at HABITAT: United Nations Conference on Human Settlements held in Vancouver, Canada from May 31 to June 11, 1976. The reports describe human settlement issues of greatest concern to each government and consider solutions that may be successful. These issues include the threatening growth... 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...
- 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...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 9.99
Dieses Essential beleuchtet die Auswirkungen des Megatrends Urbanisierung und sucht nach logistischen Lösungen unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der digitalen und mobilen Revolution. Weltweit ziehen Menschen in großer Zahl in die Städte ? mit schwerwiegenden logistischen Folgen: Während die Versorgung in ländlichen Regionen immer aufwändiger und unrentabler... more...