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  • 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...

  • Post-Hindu Indiaby Kancha Ilaiah

    SAGE India 2009; US$ 34.95

    Kancha Ilaiah, the author of the best selling book Why I am Not a Hindu , pens a thought-provoking critique of Brahmanism and the caste system in India, while anticipating the death of Hinduism as a direct consequence of, what he says is, its anti-scientific and anti-nationalistic stand. This work challenges Hinduism`s interpretation of history, with... more...

  • Race Relations in the United States, 1960-1980by T. Upchurch

    ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 55.00

    Few decades in American history were as full of drama and historical significance as the 1960s and 1970s. In the 1960s, a revolution in race relations occurred, seeing the rise of the Civil Rights Movement, Black Power, the American Indian Movement, and the Latino labor movement. The focus in the 1970s was on carrying out the reforms of the previous... 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...

  • La logique sociale du développement territorialby Frank Moulaert; Jacques Nussbaumer

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2008; US$ 16.50

    Les auteurs de cet ouvrage mettent en lumière, de façon simplifiée et synthétisée, l'intérêt théorique et empirique du concept d'innovation sociale en l'utilisant comme principe fondateur de l'action stratégique du développement territorial, des politiques publiques locales et régionales,... more...

  • L' urbain, Un enjeu environnementalby Michel A. Boisvert

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2004; US$ 29.25

    Même si l'aménagement du territoire a accompagné l'idéologie du développement durable depuis ses débuts, le milieu urbain ne retient l'attention des environnementalistes que depuis peu. Le but de cet ouvrage est de contribuer à combler cette lacune, à la fois sur le plan analytique et sur le plan... more...

  • Le Québec en changementby Pierre Bruneau

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2000; US$ 26.25

    Un regard, tantôt critique, tantôt observateur, sur l'évolution du Québec contemporain. Les synthèses thématiques que présentent les auteurs rendent compte d'une division sociale et spatiale accrue qui prend sa source notamment dans les transformations de l'économie, dans l'extrême mobilité... more...