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The Field Guide for Creative Placemaking and Parks by Matthew Clarke
Price: Free! Words: 37,410. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
This book is intended to serve as an introduction to creative placemaking for those interested in using the practice to create more and better parks in their community.
Participatory Planning in Plan Preparation by Edupedia Publications Pvt Ltd
Price: Free! Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban(5.00 from 1 review)
There are many practices in Delhi which is seen as a good example of participatory planning and the concerns arises when we want to replicate in other cities and towns then it becomes imperative to look in detail the process and their allied pros and cons so that a more effective model can be adapted and adopted for implementation.
Our Digital Rights to the City by Meatspace Press
Price: Free! Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Social aspects / general, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
‘Our Digital Rights to the City’ is a small collection of articles about digital technology, data and the city. It covers a range of topics relating to the political and economic power of technologies that are now almost inescapable within the urban environment. Edited by: Joe Shaw and Mark Graham.
Matthew Desmond’s EVICTED: Poverty and Profit in the American City | Summary by Ant Hive Media
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
In this brilliant, heartbreaking book, Matthew Desmond takes us into the poorest neighborhoods of Milwaukee to tell the story of eight families on the edge. Based on years of embedded fieldwork, this masterful book transforms our understanding of extreme poverty and economic exploitation while providing fresh ideas for solving a devastating, uniquely American problem.
A China Não Existe: Observação Comparativa da Realidade Moderna na China e o Panorama Económico, Social e Político em Portugal by Daniel Marques
Price: Free! Words: 11,010. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 17, 2014 by 22 Lions Bookstore. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government
Esta obra não esconde muitas das mais perversas situações desta moderna nação que é a China e o modo de pensamento Chinês face ao ocidente, para evidenciar o que os Chineses realmente planeiam para o planeta inteiro. É uma oportunidade para conhecer este país profundamente e o que ele representa para o futuro da humanidade.
Politics of the Temporary: An Ethnography of Migrant Life in Urban Malaysia by Parthiban Muniandy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,850. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017 by Gerakbudaya London Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
For the first time, Politics of the Temporary details the rich, complex and often difficult realities of the lives of migrants in Malaysia – experiences that are for the most part hidden from public consciousness and awareness. Through a series of reflective and critical ethnographic notes – and told in the words of migrants themselves – Parthiban Muniandy provides an intimate examination of the m
El Venezolano Que Fuimos 1982-2015 by Roberto de Vries
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,150. Language: Spanish. Published: June 19, 2018 by firstname.lastname@example.org. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
Los venezolanos no somos ni mejores ni peores que la gente que integra otros pueblos del mundo aunque sí tenemos algunas diferencias en muchos puntos de vista que son producto de nuestra historia como sociedad.
The Great Australian Housing Rip Off by O-O Happiness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Once upon a time Australia was a housing paradise, awash with cheap, affordable homes. Over the past generation things have changed and now Australia has the most overpriced housing market, has the least affordable housing on the planet and there is a time bomb ticking away that is set to explode on the Australian economy. Whose fault is it? Is there a solution? For the price of a coffee, read on.
Sherlock Holmes non è morto by Massimo Siviero
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,520. Language: Italian. Published: February 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Labor rights, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
Con una raffica d’interventi l’Autore scava nell’attualità dei nostri giorni. Non risparmia critiche al potere e affonda i suoi giudizi appuntiti come la lama di un coltello nel tessuto sociale più scottante. Questa non-fiction politicamente scorretta è scritta in uno stile non convenzionale e si legge come le pagine di un romanzo. Il romanzo della vita, dove ormai la realtà supera la fantasia
One Nation Inside the Bricks by Jake Manning
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,140. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
In One Nation Inside The Bricks, Jake Manning takes you inside a world of violence filled with gang bangers and drug dealers. Manning has spent over 25 years working in public housing in Boston. He tells a riveting story from the front lines in the war against violence that illustrates the powerful truth that you can survive against the greatest of odds.
Designing Local: Revealing Our Truest Communities by Kyle Ezell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,140. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
A revolution in placemaking begins now. We work too hard as urban planners and designers to settle for bland, mediocre places. Our work should be inspiring and creative. Your new day and your community’s reveal is a quick but powerful read away. Help your city, town or neighborhood extract its essence and showcase itself to the world.
Gangs and Guerrillas - Ideas from Counterinsurgency and Counterterrorism - Understanding the Adversary, Becoming a Terrorist, Ethnography, Group Identity, Young Male Problem by Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,680. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
The goal of this project is to share the ideas developed to fight insurgents and terrorists and see if they can be adapted or modified to help the people of Salinas think about their city's problem with gangs in an innovative way.
Son Of The Times: Life, Laughter, Love & Coffee by John W. Fountain
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,530. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » American / African American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
A collection of columns, stories and essays by Award-winning writer John W. Fountain, a former national correspondent for the New York Times and staff writer at the Washington Post and Chicago Tribune.
Nations Are Destroyed Because Men Forget by Nasir Makr Hakim
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,130. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012 by Secretarius MEMPS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
Change is always resisted externally as well by who are internally involved with a new organization. The timeline of this resistance spans as long as there is forward movement towards the change, which means it transcends time. Those within the Nation of Islam who were key to this resisteance may have died off, but they had babies. These individuals come with a few more tricks than those before.
Un-Broken, To Hell and Back by De Angelo R. Moody
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,570. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
A 5-year old, weak and insecure on the streets of D.C. enters The School of Hard Knocks. There he learns to trust no one, except the truth and pain, need and rejection. Submerged deep in the darkness of sorrow he thinks himself to be the Anti-Christ. Later he matures and graduates to The School of Excellence where he earns a Ph.D. in trying and failing.
Bordeando la violencia contra las mujeres en la frontera norte de México by El Colegio de la Frontera Norte
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 85,220. Language: Spanish. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
Bordeando la violencia contra las mujeres en la frontera norte de México, es un libro que nace de una intención feminista comprometida intelectual y éticamente para el abordaje de fenómenos sociales que limitan, obstaculizan y detienen el avance y desarrollo de las mujeres en la frontera norte de México.
Freedom is Free by Frank Salinas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,190. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
FREEDOM IS FREE is a book about history, political economy and social psychology. It brings together quotes from champions of classical liberalism such as John Locke, Adam Smith, Thomas Jefferson, and Ludwig von Mises. In doing so, it recontextualizes these figures within the 21st century, making their philosophies all the more relevant to modern day readers.
Only If they Could Hear Me Cry: A Personal Reflection of Poverty and Homelessness In America by Raymond Sturgis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
Americans, as we put a spoonful of food to our mouths, millions of our fellow Americans cannot feed themselves or their children. The Republican politicians alike have lethargically responded to Americans living in abject conditions.
Our Own Day Here by Richard Risemberg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,080. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a collection of observations on community exploring how we get around, get along, and get a living in a world where not only nature but our own human nature are often hidden in plain sight.
The open society and the Russian media. Utopia or the future? by Aliona Tim
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 16,950. Language: Russian. Published: April 1, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
This book is a student's of the Faculty of Journalism diploma, which allows to draw a conclusions about the possibility of an open society in Russia and the media role in such a society.