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Races and race relations

  • 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...

  • Researching Race and Racismby Martin Bulmer; John Solomos

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.95

    Race and racism have become huge areas of study in the social sciences over the past two decades. However, whilst this has been reflected in the growing body of theoretical and empirically based work, surprisingly little has been published that explores the methodological and practical issues involved in researching race. In Researching Race and Racism... more...

  • Global Mixed Raceby Rebecca C. King-O'Riain; Stephen Small; Minelle Mahtani

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 89.00

    Patterns of migration and the forces of globalization have brought the issues of mixed race to the public in far more visible, far more dramatic ways than ever before.  Global Mixed Race  examines the contemporary experiences of people of mixed descent in nations around the world, moving beyond US borders to explore the dynamics of racial... more...

  • The Urban Revolutionby Henri Lefebvre

    University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 60.00

    Originally published in 1970, The Urban Revolution marked Henri Lefebvre?s first sustained critique of urban society, a work in which he pioneered the use of semiotic, structuralist, and poststructuralist methodologies in analyzing the development of the urban environment. Although it is widely considered a foundational book in contemporary thinking... more...

  • Racismby Albert Memmi

    University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 40.00

    An eminent social analyst examines the way racism works-and how it can be overcome. Racism: It is social, not ?natural?; it is general, not ?personal?; and it is tragically effective. In a remarkable meditation on a subject at the troubled center of American life, Albert Memmi investigates racism as social pathology-a cultural disease that prevails... more...

  • Making Placeby Arijit Sen; Lisa Silverman

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 25.99

    Space and place have become central to analysis of culture and history in the humanities and social sciences. Making Place examines how people engage the material and social worlds of the urban environment via the rhythms of everyday life and how bodily responses are implicated in the making and experiencing of place. The contributors introduce the... more...

  • Built as a Cityby David Sheppard

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 11.99

    In this major study, so highly-rated at the time of publication (1974), David Sheppard, the then new Bishop of Liverpool, focuses on the big city and more particularly on those groups of citizens who feel most powerless and hemmed in. With themes as relevant today as they ever were, this is an essential title in understanding the role of the Church... more...

  • Racismsby Francisco Bethencourt

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.50

    Groundbeaking in its global and historical scope, Racisms is the first comprehensive history of racism, from the Crusades to the twentieth century. Demonstrating that there is not one continuous tradition of racism in the West, distinguished historian Francisco Bethencourt shows that racism preceded any theories of race and must be viewed within... more...

  • Notes to Boysby Pamela Ribon

    Rare Bird Books 2013; US$ 9.99

    Notes to Boys: And Other Things I Shouldn't Share in Public is a "mortifying memoir" from bestselling author and tv/film writer Pamela Ribon. Miserably trapped in small town Texas with no invention of the internet in sight, Ribon spent countless hours of her high school years writing letters to her (often unrequited) crushes. The big question is:... more...

  • Urbane Ungleichheitenby Peter A. Berger; Carsten Keller; Andreas Klärner; Rainer Neef

    Springer 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...