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By Scott A. Bollens

In this specific booklet Scott A. Bollens combines own narrative with educational research in telling the tale of inflammatory nationalistic and ethnic clash in 9 towns – Jerusalem, Beirut, Belfast, Johannesburg, Nicosia, Sarajevo, Mostar, Bilbao, and Barcelona. Reporting on seventeen years of study and over 240 interviews with political leaders, planners, architects, group representatives, and teachers, he blends own reflections, reportage from a wealth of unique interviews, and the presentation of challenging facts in a multidimensional and interdisciplinary exploration of those city environments of wear and tear, trauma, therapeutic, and repair.

City and Soul in Divided Societies unearths what it's like dwelling and dealing in those towns, going contained in the head of the researcher. This procedure extends the reader’s knowing of those areas and connects extra in detail with the lived city event. Bollens observes urban disabled via nationalistic strife appears like a callous panorama of securitized house, divisions and wounds, frozen in time and in position. but, the soul in those towns perseveres.

Written for common readers and educational experts alike, City and Soul in Divided Societies integrates evidence, evaluations, pictures, and observations in unique methods so as to remove darkness from the giant demanding situations of residing in, and governing, polarized and unsettled towns.

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