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Races and race relations

  • The Philosophy of Raceby Albert Atkin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95

    "Race" is so highly charged and loaded a concept it often hampers critical thinking about racial practice and policy. A philosophical approach allows us to isolate and analyse the key questions: What is race? Can we do without race? What is racism and why is it wrong? What should our policies on race and racism be? The Philosophy of Race presents a... more...

  • Infrastructural Livesby Stephen Graham; Colin McFarlane

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95

    Infrastructural Lives is the first book to describe the everyday experience and politics of urban infrastructures. It focuses on a range of infrastructures in both the global South and North. The book examines how day-to-day experience and perception of infrastructure provides a new and powerful lens to view urban sustainability, politics, economics,... more...

  • Rassismus und Bürgerrechteby Silvan Niedermeier

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2014; US$ 23.14

    Zahlreiche Skandale zeugen davon, dass polizeiliche Folterpraktiken trotz juristischer Verbote und moralischer Ablehnung weiterhin existieren. Besonders der Einsatz der Folter durch die USA nach den Anschlägen vom 11. September 2001 zeigt, dass die moderne Geschichte der Folter keine Geschichte ihres allmählichen Verschwindens ist. Die gegenwärtige... more...

  • Urban Social Geographyby Paul Knox; Steven Pinch

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    The 6th edition of this highly respected text builds upon the successful structure, engaging writing style and clear presentation of previous editions. Examining urban social geography from a theoretical and historical perspective, it also explores how it has developed into the modern day. Taking account of recent critical work, whilst simultaneously... more...

  • Racial Conflict in Global Societyby John Stone; Polly Rizova

    Wiley 2014; US$ 64.95

    Despite global shifts in world power, racial conflict remains one of the major problems of contemporary social life. This concise and engaging book demonstrates the interplay between identity, power and conflict in the creation, persistence and transformation of patterns of race and ethnic relations across the globe. Stone and Rizova employ a neo-Weberian... more...

  • Weltgesellschaftby Veronika Wittmann

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 81.25

    Erkenntnisinteresse ist die notwendige Reflexion der Soziologie, welche sich angesichts zeitgenössischer Entwicklungen an einem neuen globalen sozialen Referenzrahmen orientieren muss. Die Autorin geht hierbei auf die Definition und Verwendung von Begriffen ein ? so etwa auf den für die Soziologie zentralen Terminus der Gesellschaft ? und... more...

  • 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 Place: Democracy and Public Spaceby 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$ 48.95

    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$ 54.95

    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...