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Pax ethnica : where and how diversity succeeds

Author: Karl E Meyer; Shareen Blair Brysac
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Explores places noted for minimal violence, rising life-expectancy, high literacy, and pragmatic compromises on cultural rights, documenting the ways and means that have proven successful in defusing ethnic tensions and maintaining peace.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karl E Meyer; Shareen Blair Brysac
ISBN: 9781586488291 1586488295 9781610390484 1610390482
OCLC Number: 701015456
Description: xxiii, 270 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue: sane oases in a rabid world --
Flensburg: land or peace? --
Kerala: Gods' own country --
Tatarstan: the Cave of the Clan Bears --
Marseille: black, blanc and beur --
Queens: embracing diversity --
Diversity and its discontents --
Epilogue: the future of us all.
Responsibility: Karl E. Meyer and Shareen Blair Brysac.

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Examines societies where people of diverse ethnicities, races and/or religions live together in peace. In this book, the authors show how recognition of multiple identities can defuse rather than  Read more...

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