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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Achieving Our Humanity explores a postracial future through a philosophical analysis of the social, cultural, economic and political experiences of race in the past and what this might mean for our present and, most importantly, our future. more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 69.99
In der Arbeit wird ein innovatives Konzept zur empirischen Messung von Armut entwickelt, das sowohl zeitliche Aspekte wie den Zusammenhang von Einkommen und anderen materiellen Lebenslagen berücksichtigt. Umfangreiche Analysen zur Trendentwicklung von Armut und von Prekarität sowie zum Zusammenhang von Armut mit weitergehenden Aspekten der sozialen... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95
Bringing together leading urban scholars, this book discusses the linkages between the economic, social and psychological factors of the urban environment. It focuses on the growth of private urbanity that has led to a 'spectactularization' of the city, the most extreme component of attention being the fascination which is aroused by attractions and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Cities continue to be key sites for the production and contestation of inequalities generated by an ongoing but troubled neoliberal project.? Neoliberalism?s onslaught across the globe now shapes diverse inequalities -- poverty, segregation, racism, social exclusion, homelessness -- as city inhabitants feel the brunt of privatization, state re-organization,... more...
- Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 23.95
Cities have long been associated with diversity and tolerance, but from Jerusalem to Belfast to the Basque Country, many of the most intractable conflicts of the past century have played out in urban spaces. The contributors to this interdisciplinary volume examine the interrelationships of ethnic, racial, ... more...
- World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 9.99
"In a world moving very rapidly on both urbanization and globalization, cities in the developing world face both serious challenges and attractive opportunities. They can reap the benefits of economic growth by creating an enabling investment climate: well-functioning markets, institutions that support sound governance and regulatory regimes,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 28.95
The City: The Basics provides a brief yet compelling overview of the study of cities and city life. The book draws on a range of perspectives ? economic, political, cultural, and environmental aspects are all considered ? to provide a broad comparison of the evolution of cities in the rich Global North and the poorer Global South. Topics covered... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 25.99
Between the turn of the twentieth century and the Brown v. Board of Education decision in 1954, the way that American schools taught about "race" changed dramatically. This transformation was engineered by the nation's most prominent anthropologists, including Franz Boas, Ruth Benedict, and Margaret Mead, during World War II. Inspired... more...