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Divided Cities : Governing Diversity, Hardback Book

Divided Cities : Governing Diversity Hardback

Edited by Annika Bjorkdahl, Lisa Strombom


Combining peace and conflict studies with public administration research, Divided Cities critically investigates the roles of public administration and civil servants in resolving issues that are potentially conflictual in divided societies.

Zooming in on nine cities with very different legacies and democratic development-Copenhagen, Malmoe, Toronto, Belfast, Mostar, Cape Town, Mitrovica, Nicosia, and Jerusalem-the contributors analyze the tools, strategies, and understandings of conflict resolution that are available in different stages between conflict and stability.

Exploring how contested issues have been addressed, by whom, and to what effect, this collection of essays examines how public institutions and citizens have interacted to agree on the best course of action for progress in their respective cities.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 275 pages
  • Publisher: Nordic Academic Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Political science & theory
  • ISBN: 9789187675454



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