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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00
Once known for slum-like conditions in its immigrant and working-class neighborhoods, New York City?s downtown now features luxury housing, chic boutiques and hotels, and, most notably, a vibrant nightlife culture. While a burgeoning bar scene can be viewed as a positive sign of urban transformation, tensions lurk beneath, reflecting the social conflicts... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available
Karl Whitney's Hidden City : a brilliant portrait of Dublin Dublin is a city much visited and deeply mythologized. In Hidden City , Karl Whitney - who has been described by Gorse as 'Dublin's best psychogeographer since James Joyce' - explores the places the city's denizens and tourists easily overlook. Whitney finds hidden places... more...
- Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 12.99
Liza Long is the mother of a child who has bipolar disorder. When she heard about the Newtown shooting, her first thought was, ?What if my son does that someday?? She wrote an emotional response to the tragedy, which the Boise State University online journal published as ?I Am Adam Lanza's Mother.? The post went viral, receiving 1.2 million Facebook... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
The history of medieval Germany, particularly that of the lower social orders, has thus far remained largely unknown outside of the German-speaking regions of modern Europe. The translation of the four texts in this volume, which focus on the city of Worms in the period c.1000 to c.1300, is intended to help fill these lacunae. The history of Worms,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
This book concludes a trilogy that began with Intelligent Cities: Innovation, Knowledge Systems and digital spaces (Routledge 2002) and Intelligent Cities and Globalisation of Innovation Networks (Routledge 2008). Together these books examine intelligent cities as environments of innovation and collaborative problem-solving. In this final book,... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 75.00
"[This book] has been honed into an elegant compendium. This outstanding work should be widely read -- it is perhaps the best example of an integrative approach to gerontology." Score: 94, 4 stars --Doody's. This sixth edition of a classic multidisciplinary text for students of gerontology continues to offer practical, reader-friendly... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 49.95
This authoritative edited text looks at how diverse and complicated experiences of loss can be for people with Intellectual Disabilities (ID). It discusses current theory, practice issues in health and care settings, and specific considerations for children, individuals with autism, those in forensic environments, and those facing their own death. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
This book provides an overview of the economic and social status of African-American males in America which continues to deteriorate at an alarming rate. more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 118.50
Imagine yourself without a facethe task seems impossible. The face is a core feature of our physical identity. Our face is how others identify us and how we think of our self. Yet, human faces are also functionally essential as mechanisms for communication and as a means of eating, breathing, and seeing. For these reasons, facial... more...