all ebooks in category: Urban Sociology (57)

«The Demigod's City: A Short History of Kassel» by Ralph P. Güntzel
English | ISBN: 9783828856226 | EPUB | 0.9 MB

In this fast-paced narrative, historian Ralph P. Güntzel explains how a settlement that started as a small royal court in the middle of the wilderness …

Polis: An Introduction to the Ancient Greek City-State
English | 5 Oct. 2006 | ISBN: 0199208492, 0199208506 | 248 Pages | PDF | 1.19 MB

From antiquity until the nineteenth century, there have been two types of state: macro-states, each dotted with a number of cities, and regions broken up …

Paradoxes Of Segregation: Housing Systems, Welfare Regimes and Ethnic Residential Change in Southern European Cities
English | ISBN: 1444338323, 1444338331 | 2019 | 392 pages | PDF | 10 MB

Through an international comparative research, this unique book examines ethnic residential segregation patterns in relation to the wider society and mechanisms of social division of …

The Empty Place: Democracy and Public Space [Repost]
English | 8 July 2014 | ISBN: 0415724376 | 222 Pages | PDF | 4.07 MB

In The Empty Place: Democracy and Public Space Teresa Hoskyns explores the relationship of public space to democracy by relating different theories of democracy in …

To Live and Defy in LA: How Gangsta Rap Changed America
English | March 9th, 2020 | ISBN: 0674976363 | 352 pages | EPUB | 22.55 MB

How gangsta rap shocked America, made millions, and pulled back the curtain on an urban crisis. How is it that gangsta rap―so dystopian that it …

The Consumer Society and the Postmodern City
English | July 3, 2003 | ISBN: 041520514X, 0415205158 | EPUB/PDF | 280 pages | 0.9/1.8 MB

The fact that we inhabit a consumer society has incredibly far-reaching implications. Working through the often controversial ideas of the consumer society's most influential theorists, …

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One Day
English | EPUB | 2.2 MB

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE starring ANNE HATHAWAY and JIM STURGESS It’s 1988 and Dexter Mayhew and Emma Morley have only just met. But after …

The Anti-Black City: Police Terror and Black Urban Life in Brazil
English | ISBN: 1517901553 | 2018 | 320 pages | PDF | 3 MB

An important new ethnographic study of São Paulo’s favelas revealing the widespread use of race-based police repression in Brazil While Black Lives Matter still resonates …

How States Shaped Postwar America: State Government and Urban Power
2019 | ISBN: 022649831X | English | 392 pages | PDF | 6 MB

The history of public policy in postwar America tends to fixate on developments at the national level, overlooking the crucial work done by individual states …

The School-to-Prison Pipeline: Structuring Legal Reform
English | 2010 | ISBN: 0814748430, 0814763685 | 239 pages | PDF | 10 MB

The “school-to-prison pipeline” is an emerging trend that pushes large numbers of at-risk youth—particularly children of color—out of classrooms and into the juvenile justice system. …