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Races and race relations

  • Cities and Inequalities in a Global and Neoliberal Worldby Faranak Miraftab; David Wilson; Ken Salo

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • Urban Theory and the Urban Experienceby Simon Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 64.95

    Urban Theory and the Urban Experience brings together classic and contemporary approaches to urban research in order to reveal the intellectual origins of urban studies and the often unacknowledged debt that empirical and theoretical perspectives on the city owe one another. From the foundations of modern urban theory in the work of Weber, Simmel,... more...

  • Urban Commonsby Christian Borch; Martin Kornberger

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 120.00

    This book rethinks the city by examining its various forms of collectivity ? their atmospheres, modes of exclusion and self-organization, as well as how they are governed ? on the basis of a critical discussion of the notion of urban commons. The idea of the commons has received surprisingly little attention in urban theory, although the city may... more...

  • 'Mixed Race' Studiesby Jayne O. Ifekwunigwe

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 66.95

    Mixed race studies is one of the fastest growing, as well as one of the most important and controversial areas in the field of race and ethnic relations. Bringing together pioneering and controversial scholarship from both the social and the biological sciences, as well as the humanities, this reader charts the evolution of debates on 'race' and 'mixed... more...

  • Gewinner und Verliererby Norman Domeier; Rainer Nicolaysen; Maria Borowski; Martin Lücke; Michael Schwartz

    Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 7.68

    Die Beiträge zur Homosexualitätsgeschichte des Deutschen Historikertags 2014 in Göttingen. Lange Zeit galt es in der deutschen Geschichtswissenschaft als wenig seriös und geradezu karriereschädlich, Homosexualitätsgeschichte zu betreiben - egal, ob in eigenständiger Form oder integriert in eine umfassendere Politik-, Sozial- und Kulturgeschichte.... more...

  • Physics of Blacknessby Michelle M. Wright

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    What does it mean to be Black? If Blackness is not biological in origin but socially and discursively constructed, does the meaning of Blackness change over time and space? In Physics of Blackness: Beyond the Middle Passage Epistemology , Michelle M. Wright argues that although we often explicitly define Blackness as a ?what,? it in fact always... more...

  • The Prism of Raceby Nico Slate

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    A scholar of race and a leader in the Afro-Asian solidarity movement, Cedric Dover embodied the 20th-century cosmopolitan redefinition of racial identity. Tracing Dover's evolution through his relationships with W.E.B. Du Bois, Langston Hughes, and Paul Robeson, this book tracks racial identity in the twentieth century. more...

  • A Realist Metaphysics of Raceby Jeremy Pierce

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    This book defends a non-pragmatist social kind view of race, approaching the issue from the perspective of analytic philosophy. Heavily informed by contemporary philosophy of race, it argues against anti-realist and natural kind views while representing a new version of social kind theory. more...

  • Logistik im Zeichen der Urbanisierungby Wolfgang Lehmacher

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 9.99

    Dieses Essential beleuchtet die Auswirkungen des Megatrends Urbanisierung und sucht nach logistischen Lösungen unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der digitalen und mobilen Revolution. Weltweit ziehen Menschen in großer Zahl in die Städte ? mit schwerwiegenden logistischen Folgen: Während die Versorgung in ländlichen Regionen immer aufwändiger und unrentabler... more...

  • White Self-Criticality beyond Anti-racismby George Yancy; Rebecca Aanerud; Barbara Applebaum; Alison Bailey; Steve Garner; Robin James; Crista Lebens; Steve Martinot; Nancy McHugh; Bridget M. Newell; David S. Owen; Alexis Sartwell; Karen Teel

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99

    George Yancy gathers white scholarship that dwells on the experience of whiteness as a problem without sidestepping the question?s implications for Black people or people of color. This unprecedented reversion of the ?Black problem? narrative challenges contemporary rhetoric of a color-evasive world in a critically engaging and persuasive study.... more...