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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.95
Debra Dickerson pulls no punches in this electrifying manifesto. Outspoken journalist and author of the critically acclaimed memoir An American Story , she challenges black Americans to stop obsessing about racism and start focusing on problems they can fix. The way out of the ghetto, she asserts, is to take a good, hard look in the mirror. Get angry,... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 113.95
Written by a renowned scholar of critical race theory, The Threat of Race explores how the concept of race has been historically produced and how it continues to be articulated, if often denied, in today’s world. A major new study of race and racism by a renowned scholar of critical race theory Explores how the concept of race has been historically... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 124.95
Despite considerable interest in social capital amongst urban policy makers and academics alike, there is currently little direct focus on its urban dimensions. In this volume leading urban researchers from the Netherlands, the UK, the USA, Australia, Italy and France explore the nature of social networks and the significance of voluntary associations... 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...
- Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 26.95
The goal of this book, the second in a series, is to inform policymakers, practitioners, and scholars about the effectiveness of select policy approaches, reforms, and experiments in addressing key social and economic problems facing cities, suburbs, and metropolitan areas. What can we say about what works, what doesnt, and why? And what does... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 17.50
Kan een proces van de-radicalisering worden gestimuleerd of ondersteund? Ge´nspireerd op buitenlandse ervaringen is in de gemeentes Winschoten en Eindhoven gedurende twee jaar geŰxperimenteerd met een de-radicaliseringsaanpak voor rechts-radicale jongeren. Deze rapportage is de weerslag van een studie die door de Universiteit Leiden en de Anne Frank... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95
Public spaces mirror the complexities of urban societies: as historic social bonds have weakened and cities have become collections of individuals public open spaces have also changed from being embedded in the social fabric of the city to being a part of more impersonal and fragmented urban environments. Can making public spaces help overcome this... more...