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  1. The Social Fabric of the Networked City

    Edited by Géraldine Pflieger, Luca Pattaroni, Christophe Jemelin, Vincent Kaufmann

    This book is constructed around the work of Manuel Castells on the space of places, the space of flows and the networked city. Following an introduction by Castells in which he sets out the theoretical and empirical framework to be followed, the book will feature nine original contributions ...

    Published May 27th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Architecture, Power and National Identity

    2nd Edition

    By Lawrence Vale

    The first edition of Architecture, Power, and National Identity, published in 1992, has become a classic, winning the prestigious Spiro Kostof award for the best book in architecture and urbanism. Lawrence Vale fully has fully updated the book, which focuses on the relationship between the design...

    Published April 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  3. Rightist Multiculturalism

    Core Lessons on Neoconservative School Reform

    By Kristen L. Buras

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    For nearly two decades, E. D. Hirsch’s book Cultural Literacy has provoked debate over whose knowledge should be taught in schools, embodying the culture wars in education. Initially developed to mediate against the multicultural "threat," his educational vision inspired the Core Knowledge...

    Published February 20th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Segregation

    The Rising Costs for America

    Edited by James H. Carr, Nandinee K. Kutty

    Segregation: The Rising Costs for America documents how discriminatory practices in the housing markets through most of the past century, and that continue today, have produced extreme levels of residential segregation that result in significant disparities in access to good jobs, quality education...

    Published February 11th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Framing Places

    Mediating Power in Built Form, 2nd Edition

    By Kim Dovey

    Series: Architext

    Framing Places is an account of the nexus between place and power, investigating how the built forms of architecture and urban design act as mediators of social practices of power. Explored through a range of theories and case studies, this examination shows how lives are 'framed' within the...

    Published December 12th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Sound Moves

    iPod Culture and Urban Experience

    By Michael Bull

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    This innovative study opens up a new area in sociological and urban studies: the aural experience of the social, mediated through mobile technologies of communication. Whilst we live in a world dominated by visual epistemologies of urban experience, Michael Bull argues that it is not...

    Published December 12th 2007 by Routledge

  7. At-Risk Children & Youth

    Resiliency Explored

    By Niall Mcelwee

    What assistance can be provided to disadvantaged youngsters to help them conquer the many challenges they face while growing up? At-Risk Children & Youth: Resiliency Explored analyzes the results from accumulated research on the risk and resiliency of children and youth in Ireland. Author Niall...

    Published November 4th 2007 by Routledge

  8. At-Risk Children and Youth

    Resiliency Explored

    By Niall McElwee

    Discover strategies to reinforce the strengths of the youngest members of society What assistance can be provided to a disadvantaged youngster to help them bounce back to conquer challenges while growing up? At-Risk Children and Youth analyzes the results from accumulated research on the risk...

    Published October 24th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Schooling and the Politics of Disaster

    Edited by Kenneth J. Saltman

    Schooling and the Politics of Disaster is the first volume to address how disaster is being used for a radical social and economic reengineering of education. From the natural disasters of the Asian tsunami and the hurricanes in the Gulf Coast, to the human-made disasters in Iraq, Afghanistan,...

    Published May 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  10. Deciphering the Global

    Its Scales, Spaces and Subjects

    Edited by Saskia Sassen

    Saskia Sassen is Ralph Lewis Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago and Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics....

    Published April 1st 2007 by Routledge