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Cities, nationalism, and democratization

Author: Scott A Bollens
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
Series: Questioning cities series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cities, Nationalism, and Democratization provides a theoretically informed, practice-oriented account of intercultural conflict and co-existence in cities. Bollens uses a wide-ranging set of over 100 interviews with local political and community leaders to investigate how popular urban policies can trigger 'pushes from below' that help nation-states address social and political challenges. The book brings the city  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Bollens, Scott A.
Cities, nationalism, and democratization.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2007
(DLC) 2006031733
(OCoLC)72698314
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Scott A Bollens
ISBN: 9780203962930 0203962931 0415419476 9780415419475 9781134111824 1134111827
OCLC Number: 127370947
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 283 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The promise of the city --
Spain, Bosnia, and the urban conflict-stability continuum --
Barcelona : constructing democracy's urban terrain --
Sarajevo : misplacing the post-war city --
Bilbao, San Sebastián, Vitoria (Basque Country) : urban dynamism amidst democratic disability --
Mostar : urbanism and the spoils of war --
Urbanism, inter-group conflict, and political transition.
Series Title: Questioning cities series.
Responsibility: Scott A. Bollens.
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Using an unusual set of over 100 interviews with local political and community leaders, this book investigates the prospects that grassroots urban policies can provide "pushes from below" which help  Read more...

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