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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Race and Urban Space in American Cultureby Liam Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Living the Dramaby David J. Harding

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 29.00

    For the middle class and the affluent, local ties seem to matter less and less these days, but in the inner city, your life can be irrevocably shaped by what block you live on. Living the Drama takes a close look at three neighborhoods in Boston to analyze the many complex ways that the context of community shapes the daily lives and long-term prospects... more...