A five-hundred-year story of exclusion and containment, from the first Jewish ghetto to the present On March 29, 1516, the city council of Venice issued a decree forcing Jews to live in a closed quarter, il geto—named for the copper foundry that once occupied the area. The term stuck, and soon... More Info
One of the central issues nations share in our globalized world is a drastic reshaping of populations brought about by massive labor migrations. With this has come another globally pervasive issue: immigrant abuse. From Asian workers abused in the oil-rich Gulf states, Latinos trafficked at the... More Info
Gentrifier demystifies the idea of gentrification by opening a conversation that links the theoretical and the grassroots, spanning the literature of urban sociology, geography, planning, policy, and more.
Despite the massive influx of women into the labor force as a result of globalization, the gender inqualities at work have remained largely unchanged. This book addresses two related questions: What has prompted the feminization of manufacturing work in d