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- University of California Press 2015; US$ 39.95
We live in a world of big data: the amount of information collected on human behavior each day is staggering, and exponentially greater than at any time in the past. Additionally, powerful algorithms are capable of churning through seas of data to uncover patterns. Providing a simple and accessible introduction to data mining, Paul Attewell and... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 76.00
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
The majority of Americans live in suburbs and until about a decade or so ago, most suburbs had been assumed to be non-Hispanic White, affluent, and without problems. However, recent data have shown that there are changing trends among U.S. suburbs. This book provides timely analyses of current suburban issues by utilizing recently published data from... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00
Steven Vertovec is Director at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity and Honorary Joint Professor of Sociology and Ethnology, University of Göttingen. He is co-editor of the journal Global Networks and the Palgrave series Global Diversities . He is the author of four books including Transnationalism and Superdiversity,... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 22.95
Immigration is the primary cause of population change in developed countries and a major component of population change in many developing countries. This clear and perceptive text discusses how immigration impacts population size, composition, and distribution. The authors address major socio-political issues of immigration through the lens of demography,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 24.95
In Erased , Omer Bartov uncovers the rapidly disappearing vestiges of the Jews of western Ukraine, who were rounded up and murdered by the Nazis during World War II with help from the local populace. What begins as a deeply personal chronicle of the Holocaust in his mother's hometown of Buchach--in former Eastern Galicia--carries him on a journey... more...
- RAND Corporation 2015; US$ 9.95
This report addresses two questions: first, whether the spatial distribution of the American electorate has become more geographically clustered over the last 40 years with respect to party voting and socioeconomic attributes; and second, whether this clustering process has contributed to rising polarization in the U.S. House of Representatives. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00
What does it mean to be middle class in contemporary global cities? What do the middle classes do to these cities and what do these cities do to the middle classes? Do the middle classes engage in social mix or are they focused on 'people like us'? Based on comparative study this book explores middle-class identities across Paris and London. more...
- The New Press 2015; US$ 14.95
Idelisse Malavé is an organizational consultant who ran the Tides Foundation in California for eleven years and was vice president of the Ms. Foundation. She co-authored Mother Daughter Revolution . Born in Puerto Rico, she grew up and lives in New York City. Celeste Giordani is a communications strategist and blogger for the Social Transformation... more...