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Resilienz Im Sozialen

Author : Martin Endreß
ISBN : 9783658059996
Genre : Social Science
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Das Konzept „Resilienz“ erfährt seit wenigen Jahren in der Soziologie eine bemerkenswerte Resonanz. Es scheint für die Sozialwissenschaften allgemein und die Soziologie im Besonderen eine interessante und vielversprechende neue Zugangsweise zu zentralen gesellschaftlichen Themen und Handlungsfeldern zu bieten. Mit dieser Buchpublikation liegt erstmals ein umfassender Versuch vor, die soziologische Resilienzforschung im deutschsprachigen Raum vorzustellen und zugleich auch eine erste Kartierung dieses Forschungsfeldes zu leisten. Ziel des Bandes ist es, theoretische Entwicklungs- und Einbettungsmöglichkeiten kenntlich zu machen und den Horizont für weitergehende empirische Studien zu den drei Handlungsfeldern Wirtschaft, Politik und soziale Räume zu eröffnen.

Party Politics

Author : Michael Hanchard
ISBN : 0195176243
Genre : Political Science
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In this fascinating treatment of "party" life, Michael Hanchard traces the many different forms of communal expression that underlie black parties. Party/Politics reveals new dimensions to the way we think about the cultural and political sphere, both nationally and transnationally. The author draws broadly on examples from popular culture, literature, social movements, and daily life to explore an array of themes ranging from black ideologies, the demise of Black power and Third Worldism as emancipatory projects for liberation, to more contemporary issues and debates on multiculturalism and transnational forms of identity. Capturing what is often overlooked due to an emphasis on nations, on surveys, and on formal institutions, Hanchard offers an expansive, integrated framework for the study of not only black politics but of political and social theory the world over.

The African American Experience

Author : Salman Akhtar
ISBN : 9780765708359
Genre : Psychology
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This book compiles the contributions of mental health professionals, and scholars of humanities, to offer a multifaceted perspective on the transgenerational trauma of slavery, the hardship of single parent families, the ruthlessness of anti-black racism, and the burden of poverty and social disenfranchisement on the African American individual.

The Rhetoric Of Race

Author : Maria del Guadalupe Davidson
ISBN : 9788437084008
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Rhetoric of Race: Toward a Revolutionary Construction of Black Identity analitza el llegat dels principals estudiosos de la identitat afroamericana: W. E. B. Du Bois, Alain Locke i Amiri Baraka. El propòsit d'aquest volum és investigar i criticar les seues idees per tal de mostrar fins a quin punt els seus esforços a l'hora de crear una definició de la identitat negra no foren tan fructífers com es podria pensar. El llibre tracta d'elaborar una definició revolucionària de la identitat emmarcada dins les següents posicions teòriques: l'exigència del reconeixement d'un passat de sofriment, la rèplica d'allò negatiu respecte a l'afroamericà i la crida-resposta com a forma de comunicació negra. Tot fent servir la retòrica com a punt de partida, s'intenta justificar aquesta construcció des de les posicions filosòfiques defensades per Michel Foucault i Gilles Deleuze. Les idees de Foucault són la base per analitzar les possibilitats que inclou aquesta identitat negra de resistència davant el poder, mentre que les de Deleuze són útils a l'hora d'investigar el replegament cap a si mateix que aquesta identitat realitza per a crear un espai intern. Tot i que forma part d'allò extern, aquest espai intern esdevé punt de trobada de tots els aspectes històrics d'aquesta identitat, ja que parla del que ha estat, és i serà. d'una altra banda, s'argumenta ací que aquesta trobada interna amb les seues múltiples parts porta aquesta identitat a projectar un jo positiu quan ha d'afrontar allò extern. l'anàlisi de les idees d'investigadores afroamericanes com ara Barbara Smith i bell hooks fa de conclusió. El capítol 5 exposa les conclusions a les quals arriba aquest estudi. s'hi analitza la importancia de la música hip-hop dins el món contemporani per a la comunitat afroamericana. Per la seua força cultural i lingüística, el hip-hop posseix el potencial necessari per a construir una idea positiva del que és ser negre als Estats Units per a la joventut afroamericana actual.

Cities And Suburbs

Author : Bernadette Hanlon
ISBN : 9781134004102
Genre : Political Science
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This book is a systematic examination of the historical and current roles that cities and suburbs play in US metropolitan areas. It explores the history of cities and suburbs, their changing dynamics with each other, their growing diversity, the environmental consequences of their development and finally the extent and nature of their decline and renewal. Cities and Suburbs: New Metropolitan Realities in the US offers a comprehensive examination of demographic and socioeconomic processes of US suburbanization by providing a succinct guide to understanding the dynamic relationship between metropolitan structure and processes of social change. A variety of case studies are used in the chapters to explore suburban successes and failures and the discourse concludes with reflections on metropolitan policy and planning for the twenty-first century. The topics of discussion include: Key ideas and concepts on the demographic and sociospatial aspects of metropolitan change The changing nature of city and suburban population migration and their relationships with changes at the local, metropolitan, national, and global levels Current metropolitan public policy issues of large cities and suburbs Links of suburbanization to metropolitan transformation and the growing dichotomy between suburban decline and suburban sprawl in metropolitan areas. Cities and Suburbs relies on theorized case studies, demographic analysis, maps, and photos from North America. Written in a clear and accessible style, the book addresses various fundamental questions about the socioeconomic role that suburbs and cities play in shaping metropolitan areas, their environmental impact, the political consequences, and the resulting policy debates. This is essential reading for scholars and students of Geography, Economics, Politics, Sociology, Urban Studies and Urban Planning.

Historically Black Colleges And Universities

Author : Marybeth Gasman
ISBN : 0230602738
Genre : Education
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Historically Black colleges and universities play a vital role in the education of African Americans in the United States. For nearly 150 years, these institutions have trained the leadership of the Black community, graduating the nation’s African American teachers, doctors, lawyers, and scientists. Despite the wealth of new research on Black colleges, there are topics that remain untouched and accomplishments that go unnoticed by the scholarly community. The chapters in this edited volume focus on topics that deserve further attention and that will push students, scholars, policymakers, and Black college administrators to reexamine their perspectives on and perceptions of Black colleges.

School Matters

Author : RoSusan D. Bartee
ISBN : UOM:39015073964341
Genre : Education
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There are four types of capital: economic, human, cultural, and social. The distribution of capital in home and school settings affects the types of educational outcomes and the quality of lifelong opportunities that individuals are able to enjoy. Resourc

The American Economic Review

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105123414828
Genre : Economics
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Includes annual List of doctoral dissertations in political economy in progress in American universities and colleges; and the Hand book of the American Economic Association.

Papers And Proceedings Of The Annual Meeting

Author : American Economic Association
ISBN : UCSC:32106019073714
Genre : Economics
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The Spike Lee Reader

Author : Paula J. Massood
ISBN : 159213484X
Genre : Performing Arts
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Spike Lee's films have raised a multitude of questions about cinema, from attempts to outline the nature, or "essence," of a black cinematic aesthetics, to a revisioning of American film as a whole. They have sparked critical inquiries into the nature of genres, the role of the auteur, and the mechanics of an active text and an oppositional spectatorship. They have asked us to reconsider spectatorial pleasure; to revel in their polyphonic visual and aural fields. They consider not only race, but also the often blurred interconnections among race, gender, sexuality, and class. In short, they have encouraged, and, in some cases, forced us to interact with what's on screen and, perhaps more importantly, with each other, whether it be in the theater, the café, the classroom, or the street corner. Taken together, the essays in The Spike Lee Reader will spark dialogue and encourage a continuing consideration of the depth and complexity of Spike Lee's career.Contributors include Christine Acham, Toni Cade Bambara, Mark D. Cunningham, Anna Everett, Krin Gabbard, Ed Guerrero, bell hooks, Michele Wallace and many others.

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