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Races and race relations

  • Praxis ohne Theorie?by

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 49.99

    "Stadtteile mit besonderem Entwicklungsbedarf - Die Soziale Stadt", so nennt sich ein seit 1999 existierendes Bund-Länder-Programm auf dessen Agenda die Verbesserung der Wohn-, Lebens- und Arbeitsbedingungen in benachteiligten Stadtteilen steht. Der Sammelband regt mit Beiträgen aus den Perspektiven Theorie und Praxis den Diskurs zum Programm 'Soziale... more...

  • Urbane Ungleichheitenby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 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...

  • The Urban Mosaic of Post-Socialist Europeby

    Physica-Verlag HD 2006; US$ 199.00

    This book explores urban dynamics in Europe fifteen years after the fall of communism. The ?urban mosaic? of the title expresses the complexity and diversity of the processes and spatial outcomes in post-socialist cities. Emerging urban phenomena are illustrated with case studies, focusing on historical themes, cultural issues and the socialist legacy.... more...

  • Contention and Trust in Cities and Statesby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 219.00

    This book examines the relationships between cities and nation-states over the sweep of history, and in particular the role of trust networks in mediating this relationship. It includes a chapter from an unfinished manuscript by sociologist Charles Tilly. more...

  • Neighbourhood Effects or Neighbourhood Based Problems?by

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This volume examines the link between area based policies, neighbourhood based problems, and neighbourhood effects: the idea that living in disadvantaged neighbourhoods has a negative effect on residents? life chances. more...

  • Color Struckby Julius O. Adekunle; Hettie V. Williams

    UPA 2010; US$ 64.99

    This book is a compilation of expositions on race and ethnicity, written from multiple disciplinary approaches including history, sociology, women's studies, and anthropology. This book is organized around a topical, chronological framework and is divided into three sections, beginning with the earliest times to the contemporary world. more...

  • Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Americaby Adalberto Aguirre

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 50.00

    This work covers the populations and social forces that have shaped the character of racial and ethnic diversity in the USA. It explores historical and up-to-date US census data on racial and ethnic populations, and includes biographical sketches of racial and ethnic minority individuals. more...

  • The New Jim Crowby Michelle Alexander; Cornel West

    The New Press 2012; US$ 19.95

    Michelle Alexander is an associate professor of law at Ohio State University and holds a joint appointment at the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity. Formerly the director of the ACLU?s Racial Justice Project in Northern California, Alexander served as a law clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmun. Cornel West ... more...

  • Race in Mindby Alexander Alland

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 29.00

    Alexander Alland evaluates the history of research on race and IQ, offering critiques of the biological determinism of Carlton Coon, Arthur Jensen, Cyril Burt, Robert Ardrey, Konrad Lorenz, William Shockley, Michael Levin, Leonard Jeffries, J.P. Rushton and H.J. Eysenck, among others. more...

  • Race and the Crisis of Humanismby Kay Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    The idea that humankind constituted a unity, albeit at different stages of 'development', was in the 19th century challenged with a new way of thinking. The 'savagery' of certain races was no longer regarded as a stage in their progress towards 'civilisation', but as their permanent state. What caused this shift? In Kay Anderson's provocative new... more...