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Community, diversity, and difference : implications for peace

Author: Alison Baily; Paula J Smithka
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2002.
Series: Value inquiry book series, v. 127.; Value inquiry book series., Philosophy of peace.
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Community, diversity, and difference.
Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2002
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Baily; Paula J Smithka
ISBN: 9042012501 9789042012509 9042012404 9789042012400
OCLC Number: 50294101
Description: [xv], 380 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Section I. Difference and community : barriers, metaphors, and re-creations --
1. Reflections on revenge and community : lessons from Seneca's De ira and Verdi's Rigoletto --
2. Reforming communities : a hermeneutic project --
3. Dialogue, difference, and the multicultural public sphere --
4. Cyberspace : an effective virtual model for communities --
Section II. Nationalisms, identity politics, and philosophies of liberation --
5. Everybody in the barrio is a nationalist : Chicanoismo and the limits of the politics of recognition --
6. Normative ambiguity of postmodern concern for difference and diversity : a question for democrats --
7. A critical communicative politics of recognition --
Section III. Race, nation, and American democracy --
8. Multiculturalism : toward a new understanding of nationality --
9. Racism, political power, and democratization --
10. School desegregation : lessons for peacemaking --
Section IV. Democracy, multiculturalism, and peacemaking --
11. Diversity and peace : negative and positive forms --
12. Mind viruses and the importance of cultural diversity --
13. Transition to democracy and the claims of peace --
14. Toward a democratic multiculturalism --
Section V. Diversity, nonviolence, and peacemaking strategies --
15. The possibility of persuasion --
16. Ethnic self-determination and global community --
Section VI. Toward world peace and global community --
17. Human rights and national sovereignty : "reconceiving" the international system --
18. Global community and diversity in politics and language --
19. From domestic peace to international peace --
20. Unity in diversity as the foundation of world peace.
Series Title: Value inquiry book series, v. 127.; Value inquiry book series., Philosophy of peace.
Responsibility: edited by Alison Bailey, Paula J. Smithka.


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