Race and the Suburbs in American Film
Explores how suburban space and the body are racialized in American film.
Blacks in Niagara Falls
A detailed study of the history of African Americans in a small upstate New York city from the days of the Underground Railroad to the deindustrialization of the 1980s.
Explains why and how local critical reporting can exist in China despite the kinds of media control that are the hallmarks of authoritarian rule.
Racial Inequality in New York City since 1965
A comprehensive exploration of racial inequality in New York City since 1965.
Cities under Austerity
Examines the ways in which austerity policies are transforming US cities.
Race, Real Estate, and Uneven Development, Second Edition
Updated second edition examining how the real estate industry and federal housing policy have facilitated the development of racial residential segregation.
Examines the dynamics of Atlanta’s transportation crisis.
A powerful account of the hazards, challenges, and dangers faced by America's first-responders.
Looks at how contemporary Jewish neighborhoods interact with both local and transnational influences.
Follow the Money
Reveals the powerful influence of financial elites on New York City’s mayors.
Examines the economic activities of self-employed brickmakers and the unpaid family members and others who assist them in Mexico.
Desegregating the City
Multidisciplinary perspectives on segregation in the United States and other developed countries.
The Cost of Being Poor
Looks at the daily lives of poor people to demonstrate that the poor pay more than others, by both monetary and other measures, to meet basic needs.
Homelessness, Citizenship, and Identity
Explores the political and economic causes and consequences of homelessness.
The Struggle and the Tools
Explores the daily lives of a group of inner city residents, focusing particularly upon their language use and other types of literate strategies used to gain resources, access to social institutions, and respect.
Society, State, and Urbanism
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