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  • Going Northby Neil Fligstein; Peter H. Rossi

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Going North: Migration of Blacks and Whites from the South, 1900?1950 discusses the historical, demographic, sociological, and economic reasons for black and white migrations. The book explains the transition from a rural, extractive economy to an urban, industrial and service economy, with emphasis on the effects on the Southern rural population.... more...

  • Bewonersparticipatie in de Bijlmermeerby P. van Beveren

    IOS Press 2014; US$ 87.00

    Participatie is een veel gebruikt en diffuus begrip. Patrick van Beveren laat in deze studie zien dat er een veelheid bestaat aan definities, omschrijvingen en vormen, maar dat er in de afgelopen decennia tegelijkertijd nauwelijks theoretische concepten zijn ontwikkeld. De ladder van Arnstein (1969) is in veel discussies en publicaties nog steeds leidend... more...

  • A Reader in Planning Theoryby A. Faludi

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Urban and Regional Planning Series, Volume 5: A Reader in Planning Theory focuses on the approaches, methodologies, applications, and mechanics involved in planning theory. The selection first elaborates on a choice theory of planning, sociological considerations in the evaluation of planning, and British town planning. Discussions focus on social... more...

  • Global Cities and Climate Changeby Taedong Lee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Cities have led the way to combat climate change by planning and implementing climate mitigation and adaptation policies. These local efforts go beyond national boundaries. Cities are forming transnational networks to enhance their understandings and practices for climate policies. In contrast to national governments that have numerous obstacles to... more...

  • One Idea, Many Plansby Sanjeev Vidyarthi

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Planners tend to promote formal plans as the only game in town while diverse efforts of urban actors shape our cities. Tracking the development of American "neighborhood unit" concept in independent India?s planning practice and literature?from the national level policies to on-the-ground applications in the city of Jaipur?Vidyarthi explains how a... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Urban Studiesby E. (Earl) Ray Hutchison

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 336.00 US$ 285.60

    Addresses the specific theories, key studies and important figures that have influenced not just the individual discipline but also the field of urban studies more generally. more...

  • Slavery behind the Wallby Theresa A. Singleton

    University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 74.95

    Cuba had the largest slave society of the Spanish colonial empire and thus the most plantations. The lack of archaeological data for interpreting these sites is a glaring void in slavery and plantation studies. Theresa Singleton helps to fill this gap with the presentation of the first archaeological investigation of a Cuban plantation written by... more...

  • Drivers of Integration and Regionalism in Europe and Asiaby Louis Brennan; Philomena Murray

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the drivers of regionalism and integration in both Europe and Asia and seeks to forge comparative perspectives between the two regions. Comprising contributions from scholars, analysts and policymakers, this volume explores and debates how and why regional bodies such as the European Union (EU) and the Association of Southeast... more...

  • Städtischer Raum im Wandel/Espaces urbains en mutationby Gabriele Clemens; Jean El Gammal; Hans-Jürgen Lüsebrink

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 78.57

    Die Beiträge europäischer Forscherinnen und Forscher beleuchten die Probleme, Herausforderungen, Formen und Bilder, die mit städtischer Entwicklung einhergehen, aus zumeist vergleichender und auch interdisziplinärer Perspektive. Geschichte, Literatur, Soziologie, Architektur, Kino oder Interkulturalität ? auf vielfältige Art werden am... more...

  • Rasse im Buchby Wiebke Wiede

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 72.95

    Bücher mit rassistischen und antisemitischen Inhalten erschienen während der Weimarer Republik nicht nur in dafür einschlägigen Verlagen. Die Autorin untersucht das verlegerische Umfeld und den Markt solcher Publikationen bei Georg Westermann, Georg Fischer und Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht. Es zeigt sich, dass solche Inhalte im konservativ-bürgerlichen... more...