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  • Migrationsort Quartierby Olaf Schnur; Philipp Zakrzewski; Matthias Drilling

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 28.31

    ?In einer seit Mitte des 20. Jahrhunderts ?in Bewegung geratenen? Welt sind Entfernungen relativ und Wanderungen zum konstitutiven Element geworden. Im Kontext der Migration stellen sich Fragen nach kultureller Heterogenität, Selbstverortung und Identität ? auch und gerade im Quartiersumfeld. Genau darum geht es in diesem Band: Die Beiträge zirkulieren... more...

  • Landscapes of the Ethnic Economyby David H. Kaplan; Christopher A. Airriess; Heike Alberts; Giles A. Barrett; Jock Collins; Felicitas Hillmann; Bessie House; Wei Li; Lucia Lo; David McEvoy; Pierpaolo Mudu; Alex Oberle; James M. Smith; Carlos Gustavo Poggio Teixeira

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 38.99

    Exploring the worldwide boom in immigration, this book traces the profound changes in urban areas as new arrivals have transformed inner cities and suburbs alike into bastions of new ethnic economic activity. Each chapter addresses the significance of urban space and local context in developing various ethnic economies and how ethnic economies have... more...

  • Handbuch Stadtsoziologieby Frank Eckardt

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 69.99

    Das Handbuch bietet einen umfassenden Überblick zur Stadtsoziologie. Zunächst werden die wesentlichen Ausgangspunkte dargestellt (von Weber über Simmel zu Giddens). Anschließend werden die wesentlichen konzeptionellen Debatten nachgezeichnet: Von den "Mega-Cities" zur "Eigenlogik von Städten", um darauf folgend die Themenfelder der Stadtsoziologie... more...

  • Grenzziehungen in der Stadtby Astrid Ouahyb Sundsboe

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 44.99

    Astrid Ouahyb Sundsbø thematisiert die Bedeutung von ethnischen Grenzziehungen für die ungleiche Verteilung von ?Migranten? und ?Mehrheitsangehörigen? in der Stadt, wobei sie das Augenmerk auf die ?ethnische Mehrheit? richtet. Die Ergebnisse einer Befragung von Stadtbewohnern aus der Mehrheitsbevölkerung in Berlin und Oslo zu Wahrnehmungen und Bewertungen... more...

  • Race, Space, and Exclusionby Robert Adelman; Christopher Mele

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    This collection of original essays takes a new look at race in urban spaces by highlighting the intersection of the physical separation of minority groups and the social processes of their marginalization. Race, Space, and Exclusion provides a dynamic and productive dialogue among scholars of racial exclusion and segregation from different perspectives,... more...

  • Beyond Segregationby Michael Maly

    Temple University Press 2011; US$ 28.95

    At a time when cities appear to be fragmenting mosaics of ethnic enclaves, it is reassuring to know there are still stable multicultural neighborhoods. Beyond Segregation offers a tour of some of America's best known multiethnic neighborhoods: Uptown in Chicago, Jackson Heights (Queens), and San Antonio-Fruitvale in Oakland. Readers will learn the... more...

  • Children in the Urban Environmentby Norma K. Philliips; Straussner Ashenber

    Charles C Thomas 2006; US$ 49.95

    Since the first edition of this book, American cities have experienced great changes with revitalization and enrichment by ever-increasing and diverse immigrant groups from around the world. As in the past, cities become home to those seeking new opportunities while also harboring those suffering economic deprivation. The chapters in this book discuss... more...

  • Selling Ethnic Neighborhoodsby Volkan Aytar; Jan Rath

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    While ethnic neighborhoods are usually associated with poverty, crime and social problems, they have also emerged as places of leisure and consumption, providing opportunities for numerous entrepreneurs and employees. Local and national governments and other regulatory actors, as well as the media, have started to see and promote these neighborhoods... more...

  • Erlebnis Stadtparkby Heidi Kaspar

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 39.99

    ?Heidi Kaspar untersucht in dieser empirischen Studie die Bedeutung städtischer Grünräume für deren Nutzerinnen und Nutzer. Die Analyse von Interviews mit Parkbesucherinnen und -besuchern in drei ausgewählten Parkanlagen der Stadt Zürich bekundet die Vielfalt subjektiver Wahrnehmungen und ihre Auswirkungen auf die Nutzung dieser Orte, beleuchtet aber... more...

  • The Black Metropolis in the Twenty-First Centuryby Robert D. Bullard

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 36.99

    This book brings together key essays that seek to make visible and expand our understanding of the role of government (policies, programs, and investments) in shaping cities and metropolitan regions; the costs and consequences of uneven urban and regional growth patterns; suburban sprawl and public health, transportation, and economic development;... more...