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            The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America
             

            The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Muhammad, Khalil Gibran

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            Chronicling the emergence of deeply embedded notions of black people as a dangerous race of criminals by explicit contrast to working-class whites and European immigrants, this book reveals the influence such ideas have had on urban development and social policies.

            ISBN 9780674062115
            Released NZ 15 Nov 2011
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Global Urban Politics: Informalization of the State

            Global Urban Politics: Informalization of the State (Hardback)

            By Boudreau, Julie-Anne

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            In what ways has global urbanization affected the political process? This book offers a reflection on the transformations of urban politics worldwide in the past four decades, from interpersonal street-level politics to transnational governing institutions. Organized thematically..., the book examines urban social movements, diversity politics, environmental politics, and security politics at a global level and argues that living in an urban world calls for a profound rethinking of how we act politically. Through ethnographic incursions in the worlds of youth activists, domestic workers, rioters, barrio bandits, and peripheral villagers, among others, from Mexico City and Hanoi to Montreal and New York, the book makes a number of theoretical propositions to redefine the field of urban political studies. Extending the view of urban politics beyond municipal and metropolitan institutions to the broader political process in cities, this book will be invaluable to advanced students and scholars interested in our urban future. For, as Boudreau convincingly suggests, global urban life is political life.
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            ISBN 9780745685496
            Released NZ 23 Dec 2016
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Urban Futures
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            Sustainable Solutions: University-Community Partnerships

            Sustainable Solutions: University-Community Partnerships (Hardback)

            Edited by Wortham-Galvin, B. D.; Allen, Jennifer H.; Sherman, Jacob

            • RRP: $137.00
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            Sustainable Solutions examines Portland State University's Institute for Sustainable Solutions, sharing best practice in community-engaged teaching and research with a sustainability focus. This second volume explores how these partnerships work in practice, analyzing 13 projects... to offer pragmatic guidance, critical reflections and inspiration.
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            ISBN 9781783535705
            Released NZ 19 Sep 2016
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Sustainable Solutions
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            Seeing Like a City

            Seeing Like a City (Hardback)

            By Amin, Ash; Thrift, Nigel

            • RRP: $119.99
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            Seeing like a city means recognizing that cities are living things made up of a tangle of networks, built up from the agency of countless actors. Cities must not be considered as expressions of larger paradigms or sites of human effort and organization alone.

            ISBN 9780745664255
            Released NZ 11 Nov 2016
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Gentechnikgesetz (VCH) *
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            New Urban Worlds: Inhabiting Dissonant Times

            New Urban Worlds: Inhabiting Dissonant Times (Hardback)

            By Simone, AbdouMaliq; Pieterse, Edgar

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            It is well known that the world is transitioning to an irrevocable urban future whose epicentre has moved into the cities of Asia and Africa. What is less clear is how this will be managed and deployed as a multi-polar world system is being born. The full implications of this cha...llenge cry out to be understood because city building (and retrofitting) cannot but be an undertaking entangled in profound societal and cultural shifts. In this highly original account, renowned urban sociologists AbdouMaliq Simone and Edgar Pieterse offer a call for action based fundamentally on the detail of people s lives. Urban regions are replete with residents who are compelled to come up with innovative ways to maintain or extend livelihoods, whose makeshift character is rarely institutionalized into a fixed set of practices, locales or organizational forms. This novel analytical approach reveals a more complex relationship between people, the state and other agents than has previously been understood. As the authors argue, we need adequate concepts and practices to grasp the composition and intricacy of these shifting efforts to make visible new political possibilities for action and social justice in cities across Asia and Africa.
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            ISBN 9780745691558
            Released NZ 14 Jul 2017
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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            Suburban Planet: Making the World Urban from the Outside In

            Suburban Planet: Making the World Urban from the Outside In (Hardback)

            By Keil, Roger

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            The urban century manifests itself at the peripheries. While the massive growth in urbanization is often referred to as an 'urban revolution', most of the twenty-first century's startling urban growth worldwide is happening in city peripheries. This book is about the process that... creates the global urban periphery suburbanization and the ways of life suburbanisms we encounter there. Richly detailed and illustrated with examples from around the world, the book argues that suburbanization is a global process and part of the extended urbanization of the planet. This includes the gated communities of elites, the squatter settlements of the poor and many built forms and ways of life on the periphery in-between. While urbanist orthodoxy opposes low-density 'sprawl' for its disproportional environmental impact, the reality of life in the urban century is suburban: most of the earth's future 10 billion inhabitants will not live in conventional cities but in suburban constellations of one kind or another. Inspired by Henri Lefebvre's demand not to give up urban theory when the city in its classical form disappears, this book is a challenge to urban thought more generally as it invites the reader to reconsider the city from its periphery.
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            ISBN 9780745683119
            Released NZ 3 Nov 2017
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Urban Futures
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            Advocacy for Social Change: Coalitions and the Organizations That Lead Them
             

            Advocacy for Social Change: Coalitions and the Organizations That Lead Them (Hardback)

            By Rubin, Herbert J.

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            This book portrays how small, geographically dispersed, progressive social change and social service organizations working within a coalition are able to influence national level social policies. Based on extensive empirical research focused on two national organizations that exi...st to protect lower income communities, and three more local organizations associated with them, it shows how such organizations achieve success by establishing professionally staffed national level organizations that coordinate coalition efforts, mobilize members into action, provide information, analysis and instruction to facilitate such action, and act as the public voice for the coalitions. Presenting an empirically based model of how these national organizations develop and the ways in which they motivate and facilitate progressive social actions, Advocacy for Social Change illustrates the tactics used through numerous examples of policy actions on housing and economic justice concerns. An account of why coalitions are necessary, this volume traces their evolution and explores the ways in which social actions are stimulated and implemented. As such, it will appeal to scholars of sociology with interests in social problems, political sociology, urban studies and community development.
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            ISBN 9781138563797
            Released NZ 22 Mar 2018
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Solving Social Problems
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            Cities in Global Capitalism

            Cities in Global Capitalism (Hardback)

            By Rossi, Ugo

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            In what ways are cities central to the evolution of contemporary global capitalism? And in what ways is global capitalism forged by the urban experience? This book provides a response to these questions, exploring the multifaceted dimensions of the city-capitalism nexus.

            ISBN 9780745689661
            Released NZ 27 Jan 2017
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Social Drinking, Community Cohesion and Third Places: A Pint of Happiness
             

            Social Drinking, Community Cohesion and Third Places: A Pint of Happiness (Hardback)

            By Cabras, Ignazio

            • RRP: $285.00
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              31 Dec 23

            Based on a research project of many years standing, Ignazio Cabras explores, examines and elaborates on the relationship between social drinking and third places, presenting substantial evidence with regard to the impact their combination may have on the levels of community cohes...ion and wellbeing within local communities. In the United Kingdom and many other countries, the emphasis is on the role of the public house (or, more commonly, pub) in regional and rural development.
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            ISBN 9781138208247
            Released NZ 31 Dec 2023
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Regions and Cities
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            The Future of Local Economic Development
             

            The Future of Local Economic Development (Hardback)

            Edited by Newman, Ines

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            Analyzes the debates and contradictions in the government's sub-national policy for economic development and regeneration. This book highlights the implications for local economic development agents, particularly those with a concern for social justice.

            ISBN 9780415551267
            Released NZ 2 Nov 2009
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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