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  • Town and Country Planning in the UKby Barry Cullingworth; Vincent Nadin; Trevor Hart; Simin Davoudi; John Pendlebury; Geoff Vigar; David Webb; Tim Townshend

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 91.95

    Town and country planning has never been more important to the UK, nor more prominent in national debate. Planning generates great controversy: whether it?s spending £80m and four years? inquiry into Heathrow?s Terminal 5, or the 200 proposed wind turbines in the Shetland Isles. On a smaller scale telecoms masts, take-aways, house extensions, and... more...

  • Nature Knows No Color-Lineby J. A. Rogers

    Helga M. Rogers 2014; US$ 13.99

    Classic work of black study refuting scientific racism more...

  • The New Jim Crowby Michelle Alexander; Cornel West

    The New Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    Once in a great while a book comes along that changes the way we see the world and helps to fuel a nationwide social movement. The New Jim Crow is such a book. Praised by Harvard Law professor Lani Guinier as "brave and bold," this book directly challenges the notion that the election of Barack Obama signals a new era of colorblindness. With dazzling... more...

  • The Cityby Joel Kotkin

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00

    If humankind can be said to have a single greatest creation, it would be those places that represent the most eloquent expression of our species?s ingenuity, beliefs, and ideals: the city. In this authoritative and engagingly written account, the acclaimed urbanist and bestselling author examines the evolution of urban life over the millennia and,... more...

  • Black Rednecks and White Liberalsby Thomas Sowell

    Encounter Books 2005; US$ 17.95

    This explosive new book challenges many of the long-prevailing assumptions about blacks, about Jews, about Germans, about slavery, and about education. Plainly written, powerfully reasoned, and backed with a startling array of documented facts, Black Rednecks and White Liberals takes on not only the trendy intellectuals of our times but also such historic... more...

  • Inhuman Bondageby David Brion Davis

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 14.99 US$ 12.89

    A definitive history by a writer deeply immersed in the subject, Inhuman Bondage offers a compelling narrative that links together the profits of slavery, the pain of the enslaved, and the legacy of racism. The heart of the book looks at slavery in the American South, describing black slaveholding planters, the rise of the Cotton Kingdom, the daily... more...

  • Cities in Transitionby Bernhard Blanke; Randall Smith

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 1999; US$ 120.00

    This volume explores a range of problems faced by cities in Germany and England and reflects on constructive strategies for enhancing the quality of life for the citizens of 21st-century urban environments. The chapters of the book are based on papers given at a symposium organized by the Universities of Bristol and Hannover in 1997 to celebrate the... more...

  • Desarrollo económico local en situaciones de post crisisby Martin Gasser; Carmela Salzano; Roberts Di Meglio

    International Labour Office 2004; US$ 34.95

    Explains why local economic development (LED) is particularly effective in post-crisis situations and provides an overview of the LED process. Sets out a practical methodology for implementing activities at the grassroots level, including supporting business, attracting investment, networking and lobbying, environmental assessment and consideration... more...

  • Changing Institutional Landscapes for Implementing Wind Powerby Sylvia Breukers

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 69.50

    Provides insight in the political-institutional conditions that have impeded and encouraged onshore wind power implementation in the Netherlands, England and the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia more...

  • Gouvernance et territoires rurauxby Mario Carrier; Serge Côté

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2000; US$ 27.00

    Les restructurations sociales et économiques qui touchent les territoires ruraux périphériques entraînent des adaptations souvent considérables. Les auteurs s'attardent à ces défis d'ajustement qui sont vécus dans l'appareil institutionnel et dans la vie collective au sein du monde rural. Cet ouvrage... more...