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Races and race relations

  • Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class, and Genderby Shirley A. Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00

    The Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class, and Gender  chronicles the development, growth, history, impact, and future direction of race, gender, and class studies from a multidisciplinary perspective. The research in this subfield has been wide-ranging, including works in sociology, gender studies, anthropology, political science, social... more...

  • The Empty Placeby Teresa Hoskyns

    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...

  • The Future of Citiesby Andrew Blowers; Chris Hamnett; Philip Sarre

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This collection of readings draws on material from a wide range of sources - from the past and present and from literature and technology - and is concentrated on the areas which seem most relevant to the planning of the future city - what is happening to the city and what we can do about it. The readings have been selected and organised to present... more...

  • A Geography of Urban Placesby Robert G. Putnam; Frank J. Taylor; Philip K. Kettle

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This book presents a selection of readings to present varied opinions, approaches and reports from various international professional journals. Among the journals represented are: Regional Science Association Journal, The Canadian Geographer, The Annals of the American Association of Geographers, Economic Geography, Landscape, Journal of Soil and... more...

  • Faschismus, Religion und Gewalt in Südosteuropaby Radu Harald Dinu

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 55.23

    Für die Südosteuropa-Forschung stellt das Thema Gewalt in vielerlei Hinsicht immer noch ein Forschungsdesiderat dar. Auch wenn die Bereitschaft und das Bekenntnis zu Gewalt zweifellos eines der konstituierenden Merkmale des Faschismus in Rumänien (Legion Erzengel Michael) und Kroatien (Usta?a) bildeten, wurde dieser Aspekt bisher kaum untersucht. Mit... more...

  • Tell Chuera. Kharab Sayyar und die Urbanisierung der westlichen Djaziraby Ralph Hempelmann

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 111.13

    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...

  • Illuminating How Identities, Stereotypes and Inequalities Matter through Gender Studiesby Nicole Farris; Mary Ann Davis; D'Lane R. Compton

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This collection highlights and extends contemporary women's and gender studies by presenting theoretical analyses and innovative research conceptualizations, applications and methodologies via a diverse variety of popular-in-the-classroom topics, such as changing masculinities; comedic/dramatic portrayals of ethnicity and discrimination; stigma and... more...

  • Cities as Engines of Sustainable Competitivenessby Leo van den Berg; Jan van der Meer; Luis Carvalho

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Reflecting on two decades of ‘competitiveness-oriented’ urban policies in Europe this book investigates the current challenges cities face to sustain their economic position and how this can be balanced with social progress and environmental improvements. Complementing previous surveys on local and urban development and competitiveness-based... more...

  • CITIESby Kathleen M. Reilly; Tom Casteel

    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 will give kids a view into the inner functioning of these urban areas. They?ll learn... more...

  • Urban Innovation Systemsby Willem van Winden; Erik Braun; Alexander Otgaar; Jan-Jelle Witte

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Why are some regions and cities so good at attracting talented people, creating high-level knowledge, and producing exciting new ideas and innovations? What are the ingredients of success? Can innovative cities be created and stimulated, or do they just flourish by mere chance? This book analyses the development and management of innovation systems... more...