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  1. Operation Gatekeeper and Beyond

    The War On "Illegals" and the Remaking of the U.S. – Mexico Boundary, 2nd Edition

    By Joseph Nevins

    This is a major revision and update of Nevins’ earlier classic and is an ideal text for use with undergraduate students in a wide variety of courses on immigration, transnational issues, and the politics of race, inclusion and exclusion. Not only has the author brought his subject completely up to...

    Published February 21st 2010 by Routledge

  2. City Life from Jakarta to Dakar

    Movements at the Crossroads

    By AbdouMaliq Simone

    Series: Global Realities

    City Life from Jakarta to Dakar focuses on the politics incumbent to this process – an "anticipatory politics" – that encompasses a wide range of practices, calculations and economies. As such, the book is not a collection of case studies on a specific theme, not a review of developmental...

    Published December 15th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Growing up in the Knowledge Society

    Living the IT Dream in Bangalore

    By Nicholas Nisbett

    Series: Cities and the Urban Imperative

    This work is an ethnographic investigation into the everyday lives of young people growing up and living in contemporary Bangalore. Moving beyond the hype of the Indian ‘knowledge society’, it examines how new forms of technology and outsourced labour become integral to their lives, changing the...

    Published August 30th 2009 by Routledge India

  4. Common Ground?

    Readings and Reflections on Public Space

    By Anthony M. Orum, Zachary P. Neal

    Series: The Metropolis and Modern Life

    Public spaces have long been the focus of urban social activity, but investigations of how public space works often adopt only one of several possible perspectives, which restricts the questions that can be asked and the answers that can be considered. In this volume, Anthony Orum and Zachary Neal...

    Published August 5th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Becoming Places

    Urbanism / Architecture / Identity / Power

    By Kim Dovey

    About the practices and politics of place and identity formation – the slippery ways in which who we are becomes wrapped up with where we are – this book exposes the relations of place to power. It links everyday aspects of place experience to the social theories of Deleuze and Bourdieu...

    Published July 13th 2009 by Routledge

  6. The Integration Debate

    Competing Futures For American Cities

    Edited by Chester Hartman, Gregory Squires

    Racial integration, and policies intended to achieve greater integration, continue to generate controversy in the United States, with some of the most heated debates taking place among long-standing advocates of racial equality. Today, many nonwhites express what has been referred to as "...

    Published July 7th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Cities and Gender

    By Helen Jarvis, Jonathan Cloke, Paula Kantor

    Series: Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

    Men and women experience the city differently: in relation to housing assets, use of transport, relative mobility, spheres of employment and a host of domestic and caring responsibilities. An analysis of urban and gender studies, as co-constitutive subjects, is long overdue. Cities and Gender is a...

    Published May 25th 2009 by Routledge

  8. The City in American Political Development

    Edited by Richardson Dilworth

    There are nearly 20,000 general-purpose municipal governments—cities—in the United States, employing more people than the federal government. About twenty of those cities received charters of incorporation well before ratification of the U.S. Constitution, and several others were established urban...

    Published March 1st 2009 by Routledge

  9. The Peckham Experiment PBD

    A study of the living structure of society

    By Innes H. Pearse, Lucy H. Crocker

    This book was first published in 1943....

    Published February 24th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Surveillance

    Edited by Benjamin Goold

    Series: Critical Concepts in Criminology

    Over the past fifty years, the apparatus of surveillance in modern societies has expanded to such an extent that almost every aspect of our public and private lives is now open to scrutiny and analysis. Each time we walk down a city street or pass through a shopping centre, CCTV cameras record our...

    Published December 18th 2008 by Routledge