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- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 139.00
Aims to investigate and develop alternate methodological approaches to understand urban environments and urban change. In particular, this study demonstrates the application of remote-sensing data and geographic information systems to the exploration of issues often ignored by the mainstream community of geo-technical specialists. more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2000; US$ 25.00
The experiences of a teacher and his white students on a nationwide trek toward racial understanding. In 1998 James Waller took twenty-one white college students from Washington state on a month-long journey. Prejudice Across America is the record of their interaction with the American Indian, Asian American, African American, Hispanic, and Jewish... more...
- Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 48.61
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...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 105.85
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...
- Nomad Press 2014; US$ 12.99
To a child, a city is a chaotic, vibrant community whose workings can seem quite mysterious. How did people create subways? How does the water get to the very top of a skyscraper? Is there any organization to a bustling metropolis? Cities: Discover How They Work gives kids a view into the inner functioning of urban areas. They?ll learn about all... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 159.00
This book expands the current frame of reference of remote sensing and geographic information specialists to include an array of socio-economic and related planning issues. Using remotely sensed data, the project explores the efficacy and policy implications of new approaches toward analyzing data (i.e., homogeneity indices), integrates approaches... more...
- University of California Press 2000; US$ 12.95
This intensely personal and engaging memoir is the coming-of-age story of a white boy growing up in a neighborhood of predominantly African American and Latino housing projects on New York's Lower East Side. Vividly evoking the details of city life from a child's point of view--the streets, buses, and playgrounds--Honky poignantly illuminates the usual... more...
- University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95
The Promise of the City proposes a new theoretical framework for the study of cities and urban life. Finding the contemporary urban scene too complex to be captured by radical or conventional approaches, Kian Tajbakhsh offers a threefold, interdisciplinary approach linking agency, space, and structure. First, he says, urban identities cannot be understood... more...