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  • Winners and Losersby Stuart Macintyre

    Allen & Unwin 1985; US$ 15.45

    For more than a century, Australians have addressed expectations of social justice to their governments and have had to live with the consequences. Winners and Losers looks at how changing circumstances have generated changing popular aspirations, and how these in turn have been translated into public policy. more...

  • Leadvilleby Edward Platt

    Pan Macmillan 2015; US$ 9.78

    "One afternoon in January 1995, as I drove along Western Avenue, I did what I had never done before: i parked the car in a side-street and walked on to the road..." In Leadville , Ed Platt tells the story of Western Avenue from the optimism of its construction in the 1920s to its partial demolition seventy years later. It is a tale of the city... more...

  • Inequality, Marketization and the Majority Classby Steffen Mau

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    This book addresses the question of why the European middle classes were ready to accept some of the key features of neo-liberalism. more...

  • The Ville: Cops and Kids in Urban America, Updatedby Greg Donaldson; Mark D. Naison

    Fordham University Press 2015; US$ 19.99

    In Brownsville's twenty-one housing projects, the young cops and the teenagers who stand solemnly on the street corners are bitter and familiar enemies. The Ville, as the Brownsville-East New York section of Brooklyn is called by the locals, is one of the most dangerous places on earth-a place where homicide is a daily occurence. Now, Greg Donaldson,... more...

  • Freemasonryby Alexander Piatigorsky

    Random House 2013; US$ 31.98

    This study considers the institution of Freemasonry from the point of view of both masons and their critics, as well as from the author's own. In the first section, it gives an outline of masonic history, from the foundation of the Grand Lodge in Covent Garden in 1717 through its major role in Enlightenment Europe and the American War of Independence,... more...

  • The Well-Connected Communityby Alison Gilchrist

    Policy Press 2009; US$ 32.95

    Since the publication of the first edition of "The well-connected community" there has been a growing recognition in practice and policy of how networks contribute to the vitality of community life and civil society. This fully-updated second edition includes new ideas drawn from recent research on social capital and the policy context for... more...

  • Housing and Belonging in Latin Americaby Christien Klaufus; Arij Ouweneel

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 120.00

    List of Figures and Tables Preface Introduction: Taking up Residency: Spatial Reconfigurations and the Struggle to Belong in Urban Latin America Christien Klaufus PART I: THE LATIN AMERICAN CONTEXT Chapter 1. The Consolidation of the Latin American City and the Changing Bases for Social Order Bryan R. Roberts Chapter... more...

  • Mikrokosmos Stadtviertelby Manuela Wade

    transcript 2015; US$ 23.36

    Zunehmende Disparitäten innerhalb von Städten, Privatisierung staatlicher Bereiche, steigende Wohnkosten - Prozesse wie diese manifestieren sich in einzelnen Stadtvierteln und schaffen Bedingungen für Initiativen der Bevölkerung. Gleichzeitig verändern sich Orte in ihren Bedeutungen durch das Handeln der Menschen auf der einen und durch staatliche... more...

  • Urbanes Räumenby Romy Hofmann

    transcript 2015; US$ 32.70

    Die Fähigkeit, sich in der Gesellschaft zu orientieren, umfasst mehr als das Lesen von Karten oder die Kenntnis topographischer Landmarken. Im Sinne eines zentralen Bildungsanspruchs gehört auch dazu, eigene Standpunkte zu reflektieren und sie kritisch mit anderen abgleichen zu können. Um zu verstehen, wie sich Jugendliche ihr Bild von der Welt machen,... more...

  • The North American Indians, Volume 1by George Catlin

    Digital Scanning, Inc. 2000; US$ 4.95

    George Catlin was an American painter and writer. In 1823 he gave up his law practice to pursue his self-taught art, painting portraits in Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. and Albany, New York. After meeting a tribal delegation of Native Americans from the Far West he became eager to preserve the vanishing tribes and customs of the Native Americans... more...