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  • Seeing Whiteby Jean Halley; Amy Eshleman; Ramya Mahadevan Vijaya

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 37.00

    This interdisciplinary textbook challenges students to see race as everyone's issue. Drawing on sociology, psychology, history, and economics, Seeing White introduces students to the concepts of white privilege and social power. more...

  • Urban Design Futuresby Malcolm Moor; Jon Rowland

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 0.00

    The last decade has seen the rise of urban design which has taken a central position in the new agendas for urban regeneration and renaissance. Urban design has moved from marginality to mainstream. The principles espoused by urban designers over the past thirty years are now accepted as key to a better urban environment and as we move towards greater... more...

  • Twelve Years a Slaveby Solomon Northup; Ira Berlin; Henry Louis Gates; Steve McQueen

    Penguin Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00

    Now the major motion picture that won the 2014 Academy Award for Best Picture, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, and Lupita Nyong’o, and directed by Steve McQueen Perhaps the best written of all the slave narratives,  Twelve Years a Slave  is a harrowing memoir about one of the darkest periods in American history. It recounts how Solomon... 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...