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  1. 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 8th 2009 by Routledge

  2. 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 26th 2009 by Routledge

  3. 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 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  4. 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 25th 2009 by Routledge

  5. 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 19th 2008 by Routledge

  6. The Diaspora Strikes Back

    Caribeño Tales of Learning and Turning

    By Juan Flores

    Series: Cultural Spaces

    In The Diaspora Strikes Back the eminent ethnic and cultural studies scholar Juan Flores flips the process on its head: what happens to the home country when it is being constantly fed by emigrants returning from abroad? He looks at how 'Nuyoricans' (Puerto Rican New Yorkers) have transformed the...

    Published August 7th 2008 by Routledge

  7. 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 12th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Recapturing Democracy

    Neoliberalization and the Struggle for Alternative Urban Futures

    By Mark Purcell

    Recapturing Democracy is a short yet synoptic introduction to urban democracy in our era of political neoliberalism and economic globalization. Combining an original argument with a number of case studies, Mark Purcell explores the condition of democracy in contemporary Western cities. Whereas...

    Published January 25th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Sustainable Tourism

    Edited by Stephen J. Page, Joanne Connell

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    Edited by two leading scholars in the field, this new title in the Routledge Major Works series, Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences, is a four-volume collection of canonical and cutting-edge research in sustainable tourism. The origins of sustainable tourism as a topic of serious academic...

    Published December 24th 2007 by Routledge

  10. 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 13th 2007 by Routledge