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On the Faultline : Managing tensions and divisions within societies.

Author: Terence McNamee
Publisher: London : Profile, 2012.
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Societies in all countries are split by major divisions--or "fault lines"--Caused by differences in race, religion, ethnicity, wealth, class, or power. Some are plainly evident, whereas others are more concealed and can erupt with little warning.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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McNamee, Terence.
On the Faultline : Managing tensions and divisions within societies.
London : Profile, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Terence McNamee
ISBN: 9781847658135 184765813X
OCLC Number: 775301866
Description: 1 online resource (467 pages)
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction: Managing Fault Lines in the Twenty-first Century; Part One: The Consequences of Failure; 1 Boundaries and Bargains: Managing Nigeria's Fractious Society; 2 The Democratic Republic of Congo: Fault Lines and Local Fissures; 3 Overcoming the Past: War and Peace in Sudan and South Sudan; 4 Somalia and Somaliland: State Building amid the Ruins; Part Two: Peace through Politics; 5 From Bombs to Ballots: The Rise of Politics in Northern Ireland; 6 Indonesia: Long Roads to Reconciliation; 7 Managing the Two Solitudes: Lessons from Canada. Part Three: A Fine Balance8 Ethiopia: the Perils of Reform; 9 Ethnic Fractionalisation and the Propensity for Conflict in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania; 10 From Districts Six to Nine: Managing South Africa's Many Fault Lines; Part Four: Transition and Divergence in the Middle East; 11 Out of the Ashes: Progress in Iraq 2003-11; 12 Iran: Foundering under the Weight of Its Own Contradictions; 13 Israel, Jordan and Palestine: Linked Fates, Hard Realities; Conclusion; Notes and Further Reading; Author Biographies; Index.

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Societies in all countries are split by major divisions--or "fault lines"--Caused by differences in race, religion, ethnicity, wealth, class, or power. Some are plainly evident, whereas others are more concealed and can erupt with little warning.

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