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  • Beyond Segregationby Michael Maly

    Temple University Press 2011; US$ 29.95

    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...

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

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 37.00

    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...

  • Children in the Cityby Pia Christensen; Margaret O'Brien

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 58.95

    This timely and thought-provoking book explores children's lives in modern cities. At a time of intense debate about the quality of life in cities, this book examines how they can become good places for children to live in. Through contributions from childhood experts in Europe, Australia and America, the book shows the importance of studying children's... more...

  • Cities and the Creative Classby Richard Florida

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 45.95

    In his compelling follow-up to The Rise of the Creative Class , Richard Florida outlines how certain cities succeed in attracting members of the 'creative class' - the millions of people who work in information-age economic sectors and in industries driven by innovation and talent. more...

  • Creating Child Friendly Citiesby Brendan Gleeson; Neil Sipe

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Does It Take A Village?by Alan Booth; Ann C. Crouter

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 51.95

    Does It Take a Village? focuses on the mechanisms that link community characteristics to the functioning of the families and individuals within them--community norms, economic opportunities, reference groups for assessing relative deprivation, and social support networks. Contributors underscore those features of communities that represent risk factors... more...

  • Erlebnis Stadtparkby Heidi Kaspar

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 27.74

    ​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...

  • Grenzziehungen in der Stadtby Astrid Ouahyb Sundsboe

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 30.82

    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...

  • Handbuch Stadtsoziologieby Frank Eckardt

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 56.52

    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...

  • 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$ 39.00

    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...