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  • Local and Global

    Local and Global
    av Jordi Borja

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138158214

    This text challenges the belief that cities will eventually disappear as territorial forms of social organization as new information technologies permit the articulation of social processes without regard for distance, arguing that the specific role…

  • Local and Global

    Local and Global
    av Jordi Borja

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853834417

    This text challenges the belief that cities will eventually disappear as territorial forms of social organization as new information technologies permit the articulation of social processes without regard for distance, arguing that the specific role…

  • Slums

    Slums

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812247947

    Large numbers of people in urbanizing regions in the developing world live and work in unplanned settlements that grow through incremental processes of squatting and self-building. Slums: How Informal Real Estate Markets Work shows that unauthorized…

  • The Spirit of Cities

    The Spirit of Cities
    av Daniel A. Bell

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691159690

    Cities shape the lives and outlooks of billions of people, yet they have been overshadowed in contemporary political thought by nation-states, identity groups, and concepts like justice and freedom. The Spirit of Cities revives the classical idea th…

  • Ecology and Development in the Third World

    Ecology and Development in the Third World
    av Avijit Gupta

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415186315

    This comprehensive second edition provides an up-to-date introduction to the nature of ecological degradation in a world of dramatic environmental change.

  • Barriers & Bridges

    Barriers & Bridges
    av John R Wood

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783639009507

  • Communal Forms

    Communal Forms
    av Aksel Tjora

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367438913

    Drawing on a wide range of social theory, as well as empirical inputs from studies of work, neighbourhoods, events, meeting places and online self-help groups, this book suggests that communal forms are constructed on the basis of communicative, mat…

  • Communal Forms

    Communal Forms
    av Aksel Tjora

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367438920

    Drawing on a wide range of social theory, as well as empirical inputs from studies of work, neighbourhoods, events, meeting places and online self-help groups, this book suggests that communal forms are constructed on the basis of communicative, mat…

  • Encyclopedia of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement

    Encyclopedia of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement
    av Margo Gutierrez

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313304255

    Mexican Americans, like many other Americans, have a long history of struggle for equality and civil rights. Yet only in recent decades has that history begun to be included as part of mainstream American history. Bringing together a wealth of infor…

  • The American Census

    The American Census
    av Margo J. Anderson

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300047097

    This book, published on the eve of the bicentennial of the American census, is the first social history of this remarkably important institution, from its origins in 1790 to the present. Margo Anderson argues that the census has always been an influ…

  • Facing the Age Wave

    Facing the Age Wave
    av David Wise

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817994822

    In Facing the Age Wave, four experts explain the most significant areas of concern created by the aging of the American population and offer possible solutions. David Wise analyzes the declining participation in the labor force by older Americans an…

  • Phenomenology in Adaptation Planning

    Phenomenology in Adaptation Planning
    av Hendricus Andy Simarmata

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789811054952

    This book explores the planning knowledge that can be gleaned from the experiences of the urban poor, a group frequently affected by floods. Further, it examines the relationship between lifeworld analysis and adaptation planning through the sociolo…

  • The Rhetoric of Genocide

    The Rhetoric of Genocide
    av Ben Voth

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739182055

    Genocide represents one of the deadliest scourges of the human experience. Communication practices provide the key missing ingredient toward preventing and ending this intensely symbolic activity. The Rhetoric of Genocide: Death as a Text reveals ho…

  • The Logics and Politics of Post-WWII Migration to Western Europe

    The Logics and Politics of Post-WWII Migration to Western Europe
    av Anthony M. Messina

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521821346

    Few phenomena have been more disruptive to West European politics and society than the accumulative experience of post-WWII immigration. Against this backdrop spring two questions: Why have the immigrant-receiving states historically permitted high…

  • The Logics and Politics of Post-WWII Migration to Western Europe

    The Logics and Politics of Post-WWII Migration to Western Europe
    av Anthony M. Messina

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521528863

    Few phenomena have been more disruptive to West European politics and society than the accumulative experience of post-WWII immigration. Against this backdrop spring two questions: Why have the immigrant-receiving states historically permitted high…

  • Interdisziplinare Architektur-Wissenschaft

    Interdisziplinare Architektur-Wissenschaft

    Häftad - 2020 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783658296339

    Architektur, sichtbar und anschaulich, gestaltet baulich-technisch und r umlich unsere Lebensumwelt und stellt in dieser genuinen Eigenschaft eine besondere Herausforderung an die Wissenschaft(en) dar.Bei den versammelten Beitr gen dieses Bandes han…

  • Social Justice in Contemporary Housing

    Social Justice in Contemporary Housing
    av Helen Taylor

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138486072

    Philosophy is not usually seen as a guidance for modern housing policy, but in this new book, Dr Helen Taylor argues that there is something innovative, unusual, and worth discussing about the application of philosophy to housing. The philosophical…

  • Zoroastrians in Britain

    Zoroastrians in Britain
    av John R. Hinnells

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198261933

    Zoroastrianism is the religion of ancient Iran, dating back over a thousand years before the time of Christ. It is also the religion of Britain's oldest South Asian minority, with a history going back to 1724, From the contribution to the Zoroastria…

  • Innovations in Family Planning

    Innovations in Family Planning

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789351503644

    A compendium of successful case studies of FAMILY PLANNING implementation in India This is the first book on innovations in family planning service delivery in the country which is of particular contemporary relevance, both nationally and globally.…

  • Challenges to Asian Urbanization in the 21st Century

    Challenges to Asian Urbanization in the 21st Century

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402015762

    This book is unique in that it brings forth the nature and characteristics of 21st century Asian urbanization. It provides a basic framework, particularly as it relates to the patterns, characteristics and problems associated with urbanization. Urba…

  • Immigration and the Current Social, Political, and Economic Climate

    Immigration and the Current Social, Political, and Economic Climate

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781522569183

    Unstable social climates are causing the displacement of large numbers of people around the world. In consequence, the issue of safe relocation arises, leading to the need for new policies and strategies regarding immigration. Immigration and the Cu…

  • Housing And Commuting: The Theory Of Urban Residential Structure - A Textbook In Urban Economics

    Housing And Commuting: The Theory Of Urban Residential Structure - A Textbook In Urban Economics
    av John Yinger

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789813206656

    The field of urban economics is built on an analysis of housing prices, land rents, housing consumption, spatial form, and other aspects of urban residential structure. Drawing on the journal publications and teaching notes of Professor John Yinger…

  • Housing And Commuting: The Theory Of Urban Residential Structure - A Textbook In Urban Economics

    Housing And Commuting: The Theory Of Urban Residential Structure - A Textbook In Urban Economics
    av John Yinger

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789813206663

    The field of urban economics is built on an analysis of housing prices, land rents, housing consumption, spatial form, and other aspects of urban residential structure. Drawing on the journal publications and teaching notes of Professor John Yinger…

  • Beside the Seaside: Seaside Holidays Then and Now

    Beside the Seaside: Seaside Holidays Then and Now
    av Clare Hibbert

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781445137582

    Seaside Holidays Then and Now compares what it would have been like to go on holiday to the seaside in the past with modern seaside holidays today. Readers are encouraged to explore what has changed and what has stayed the same, including the places…

  • Intimate Migrations

    Intimate Migrations
    av Deborah A. Boehm

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814789834

    In her research with transnational Mexicans, Deborah A. Boehm has often asked individuals: if there were no barriers to your movement between Mexico and the United States, where would you choose to live? Almost always, they desire the freedom to "co…

  • Paris, Capital of Modernity

    Paris, Capital of Modernity
    av David Harvey

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415952200

    Collecting David Harvey's finest work on Paris during the second empire, Paris, Capital of Modernity offers brilliant insights ranging from the birth of consumerist spectacle on the Parisian boulevards, the creative visions of Balzac, Baudelaire and…

  • The Divided City and the Grassroots

    The Divided City and the Grassroots
    av Giulia Carabelli

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789811077777

    Focusing on Mostar, a city in Bosnia Herzegovina that became the epitome of ethnic divisions during the Yugoslav wars, this cutting edge book considers processes of violent partitioning in cities. Providing an in-depth understanding of the social, p…

  • Chinese Transnational Migration in the Age of Global Modernity

    Chinese Transnational Migration in the Age of Global Modernity
    av Liangni Sally Liu

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138218055

    The term 'circulatory transnational migration' best describes the unconventional migratory route of many contemporary Chinese migrants - that is an unfinished set of circulatory movements that these migrants engage in between the homeland and variou…

  • P Is for Paris

    P Is for Paris
    av Paul Thurlby

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781492668152

    Discover the best of Paris from A to Z with award-winning illustrator Paul Thurlby Starting with its cobbled streets and pavement caf s, feast your eyes on the City of Lights A for Arc de Triomphe, E for Eiffel Tower, N for Notre Dame, L for Louvre;…

  • Bargaining over Time Allocation

    Bargaining over Time Allocation
    av Miriam Beblo

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783790813913

    In this book, time use behavior within households is modeled as the outcome of a bargaining process between family members who bargain over household resource allocation and the intrafamily distribution of welfare. In view of trends such as rising f…

  • Mobile Desires

    Mobile Desires

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137464200

    This book combines mobilities research with feminist and queer studies offering new perspectives on mobility justice. It foregrounds academic, activist, and artistic work revealing state-sponsored strategies for managing the mobility of people as me…

  • Between Foreign and Family

    Between Foreign and Family
    av Helene K. Lee

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813586144

    Between Foreign and Family explores the impact of inconsistent rules of ethnic inclusion and exclusion on the economic and social lives of Korean Americans and Korean Chinese living in Seoul. These actors are part of a growing number of return migra…

  • Between Foreign and Family

    Between Foreign and Family
    av Helene K. Lee

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813586137

    Between Foreign and Family explores the impact of inconsistent rules of ethnic inclusion and exclusion on the economic and social lives of Korean Americans and Korean Chinese living in Seoul. These actors are part of a growing number of return migra…

  • Analysing China's Population

    Analysing China's Population

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789401789868

    Based on China's recently released 2010 population census data, this edited volume analyses the most recent demographic trends in China, in the context of significant social and economic upheavals. The editor and the expert contributors describe the…

  • Rwanda's Popular Genocide

    Rwanda's Popular Genocide
    av Jean-Paul Kimonyo, Wandia Njoya, Jean-Paul Kimonyo

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781626371866

  • Fleeing the Famine

    Fleeing the Famine
    av Margaret Mulrooney

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275976705

    The Irish Potato Famine caused the migration of more than two million individuals who sought refuge in the United States and Canada. In contrast to previous studies, which have tended to focus on only one destination, this collection allows readers…

  • Population Change and Social Policy

    Population Change and Social Policy
    av Nathan Keyfitz

    Inbunden - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780819140722

  • Today Sardines Are Not for Sale

    Today Sardines Are Not for Sale
    av Paula Schwartz

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190681548

    On Mother's Day, 31 May 1942, a group of women stormed a small grocery store at the intersection of two Parisian market streets, the rue de Buci and the rue de Seine, to protest the food shortages that had become a chronic feature of daily life. The…

  • Fifty Years of Change on the U.S.-Mexico Border

    Fifty Years of Change on the U.S.-Mexico Border
    av Joan B. Anderson

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292717190

    Winner, Book Award, Associaton for Borderland Studies, 2008The U.S. and Mexican border regions have experienced rapid demographic and economic growth over the last fifty years. In this analysis, Joan Anderson and James Gerber offer a new perspective…

  • Memories of Burmese Rohingya Refugees

    Memories of Burmese Rohingya Refugees
    av Kazi Fahmida Farzana

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137586193

    This book provides a critical analysis of the Rohingya refugees' identity building processes and how this is closely linked to the state-building process of Myanmar as well as issues of marginalization, statelessness, forced migration, exile life, a…

  • Rethinking Urban Transitions

    Rethinking Urban Transitions

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138057401

    Rethinking Urban Transitions provides critical insight for societal and policy debates about the potential and limits of low carbon urbanism. It draws on over a decade of international research, undertaken by scholars across multiple disciplines con…

  • Rethinking Urban Transitions

    Rethinking Urban Transitions

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138057357

    Rethinking Urban Transitions provides critical insight for societal and policy debates about the potential and limits of low carbon urbanism. It draws on over a decade of international research, undertaken by scholars across multiple disciplines con…

  • Comparative Approaches to Informal Housing Around the Globe

    Comparative Approaches to Informal Housing Around the Globe

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787355224

    Comparative Approaches to Informal Housing Around the Globe brings together historians, anthropologists, political scientists, sociologists, urban planners and political activists to break new ground in the globalisation of knowledge about informal…

  • Comparative Approaches to Informal Housing Around the Globe

    Comparative Approaches to Informal Housing Around the Globe

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787355231

  • Beyond Alliances

    Beyond Alliances

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557536235

    This volume focuses on the special role that Jews played in reshaping the racial landscape of southern California in the twentieth century. Rather than considering this issue in terms of broad analyses of organizations or communities, each contribut…

  • Counterpoints

    Counterpoints
    av Ananya Roy

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781629638287

    Counterpoints brings together cartography, essays, illustrations, poetry, and more in order to depict gentrification and resistance struggles from across the San Francisco Bay Area and act as a roadmap to counter-hegemonic knowledge making and activ…

  • City Politics and Planning

    City Politics and Planning

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138520523

    This volume discusses some of the factors determining the political impact of the city planner on community decision-making. Rabinovitz bases her book on case studies of planning decisions in six New Jersey communities that were chosen for reputatio…

  • Flucht, Migration Und Die Neue Europaische Sicherheitsarchitektur

    Flucht, Migration Und Die Neue Europaische Sicherheitsarchitektur
    av Robin Hofmann

    Häftad - 2016 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783658162634

  • Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights

    Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138206229

    Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights explores important issues at the nexus of two burgeoning areas within moral and social philosophy: procreative ethics and parental rights. Surprisingly, there has been comparatively little scholarly en…

  • Arbeitsmarktchancen Von Migranten in Europa

    Arbeitsmarktchancen Von Migranten in Europa
    av Andreas Herwig

    Häftad - 2017 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783658171162

    Andreas Herwig analysiert auf Basis der Europaischen Arbeitskrafteerhebung (EU-LFS) die Arbeitsmarktchancen von Einwanderern in 18 westeuropaischen Landern. Er untersucht, ob eher die Herkunft der Personen oder die Herkunft ihrer Bildung relevant fu…

  • The economics of population

    The economics of population

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852787653

    This comprehensive two volume set includes the most important articles and papers on the subject written since World War II. The main emphasis is on the effects of demographic change but the key modern writings on the determinants of population chan…

  • Only Hope

    Only Hope
    av Vanessa L. Fong

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804753302

    The first generation of children born under China's one-child family policy is now reaching adulthood. What are these children like? What are their values, goals, and interests? What kinds of relationships do they have with their families? This is t…

  • Death Stalks the Yakama

    Death Stalks the Yakama
    av Clifford E. Trafzer

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870134630

    Clifford Trafzer's disturbing new work, Death Stalks the Yakama, examines life, death, and the shockingly high mortality rates that have persisted among the fourteen tribes and bands living on the Yakama Reservation in the state of Washington. The w…

  • Housing: Did it Have to be Like This?

    Housing: Did it Have to be Like This?
    av Cathy Davis, Alan Wigfield

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780851247823

  • European Immigration

    European Immigration
    av Anna Triandafyllidou

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409453635

    Fully updated and containing chapters on the new EU member states and the attempt to form a common EU migration policy, this new edition of European Immigration: A Sourcebook provides a comprehensive overview of the trends and developments in migrat…

  • Environmental Change, Adaptation and Migration

    Environmental Change, Adaptation and Migration
    av Felicitas Hillmann

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137538901

    The contributors present empirical and theoretical insights on current debates on environmental change, adaptation and migration. While focusing on countries subject to environmental degradation, it calls for a regional perspective that recognises l…

  • Women's Reproductive Rights

    Women's Reproductive Rights

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781403949936

    Based on country reports and practical input from researchers and activists in the field, this book is an up-to-date account of the issues surrounding women's reproductive rights across Europe. The contributions provide astute theoretical analysis o…