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Races and race relations

  • The Assault on Communities of Colorby Kenneth Fasching-Varner; Nicholas Daniel Hartlep

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 37.99

    The Assault on Communities of Color provides a critical look at issues such as racism, community segregation, whiteness and other hegemonies and how they re/produce injustice and violence; but also how space, place, and institutionalism produce and maintain white dominance and violence. This is the right volume during a time of wrongs. more...

  • Neue alte Rassismen?by Gesine Drews-Sylla; Renata Makarska

    transcript 2015; US$ 25.76

    Das Europa nach 1989 ist geprägt von neuen Mustern der kulturellen und ethnischen Exklusion sowie des Rechtsextremismus: Neue Konstellationen von (Alltags-)Rassismen sind die Folge der politischen und gesellschaftlichen Veränderungen der letzten 20 Jahre - etwa des Zerfalls der Sowjetunion und des Ostblocks, der Erweiterung der Europäischen Union und... more...

  • 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...

  • Building the Inclusive Cityby Nilson Ariel Espino

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    Urban segregation is one of the main challenges facing urban development around the globe. The usual outcome of many urban development patterns is an unequal social geography, with the urban poor living in large clusters that are remote, isolated, dangerous or unhealthy. The result is inequality in a number of dimensions of urban life, from deficient... 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$ 7.62

    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...

  • Eurocentrism, Racism and Knowledgeby Marta Araújo; Silvia R. Maeso

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 110.00

    This collection addresses key issues in the critique of Eurocentrism and racism regarding debates on the production of knowledge, historical narratives and memories in Europe and the Americas. Contributors explore the history of liberation politics as well as academic and political reaction through formulas of accommodation that re-centre the West.... 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...