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The Decline of Baseball in Inner-City Chicago by Mark Stephen O'Neal
Price: Free! Words: 6,010. Language: American English. Published: August 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
Previously published as "What Happened to Little League Baseball in the Inner City?" Crime in inner-city Chicago is always the hot topic at the start of every news segment daily, and one would be hard-pressed to recall anything positive reported in the Black community. Baseball used to thrive in Chicago, but today shootings in the park take place more than boys swinging baseball bats.
Our Digital Rights to the City by Meatspace Press
Price: Free! Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and 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.
Napoli ed il "Partenopeismo" by Fabio Garuti
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,000. Language: Italian. Published: April 28, 2016 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
Cercare di analizzare il "fenomeno Napoli", più che la "questione Napoli" è da sempre impresa ardua, dati i tantissimi luoghi comuni che permeano tale realtà. L'unica strada percorribile, in tal senso, consiste nell'effettuare una ricerca che parta da lontano, e che, soprattutto, analizzi la realtà partenopea con occhio disincantato, al fine di cogliere sfumature, sensazioni ed aspetti importanti.
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.
A China Não Existe: Observação Comparativa da Realidade Moderna na China e o Panorama Económico, Social e Político em Portugal by Daniel Marques
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,010. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 17, 2014 by 22 Lions Bookstore. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban, Nonfiction » Politics and 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.
Maslow's Triangle: Short Tales of a Homeless Chick by Frankie Wallace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
As homeless statistics continue to grow, this timely narrative offered by Frankie delves intimately into the life of the homeless by sharing personal stories of her time car camping. Infused with this thoughtful narrative is compelling commentary on current social issues. This quick read is told with a kind of blunt honesty that offers a laugh, a cry, a story of triumph, and a challenge to think.
Gangs and Pakistani youth by Shakeel Aziz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,290. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
This dissertation looks at the causes and reasons for gang membership amongst young boys in Bradford, West Yorkshire who are of Pakistani heritage. The key themes are issues of identity and Diaspora. The issues explored are the challenges facing British born Pakistani’s and the struggle to harmonize their lives between ancestral roots in South Asia and modern day British society
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.
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.
When Allah Made Malcolm X Smile: The Man, The Minister, The Shining Black Prince by Raymond Sturgis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,990. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
Malcolm X will always be an important figure in the history of our world. Author Raymond Sturgis conveys how Malcolm X words of the past is still relevant to the social issues affecting African Americans today.
Only If they Could Hear Me Cry: A Personal Reflection of Poverty and Homelessness In America by Raymond Sturgis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,570. 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.
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.