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  • Migrationsort Quartierby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 39.99

    ?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$ 35.99

    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$ 69.95

    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$ 39.99

    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...

  • Residential Segregation in Comparative Perspectiveby Ms Kuniko Fujita; Professor Thomas Maloutas; Professor Chris Pickvance

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    We know very little about variations in urban class and ethnic segregation among nations and even less about differences among cities in different regions of the world. Spatial organization (places and neighbourhoods) matters significantly in some cities in reproducing class relations and ethno-racial hierarchies, but may be much less important in... more...

  • Beyond Segregationby Michael Maly

    Temple University Press 2008; 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...

  • Seeing Cities Changeby Professor Jerome Krase; Dr Italo Pardo; Dr Giuliana B Prato

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Cities have always been dynamic social environments for visual and otherwise symbolic competition between the groups who live and work within them. In contemporary urban areas, all sorts of diversity are simultaneously increased and concentrated, chief amongst them in recent years being the ethnic and racial transformation produced by migration and... 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...