Shared Space, Divided Space

Shared Space, Divided Space : Essays on Conflict and Territorial Organization

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This specially commissioned volume of original essays, first published in 1990, provides a unique view of conflict, territorial behaviour and reconciliation between groups - social, racial, religious and nationalist - within states in both the developed and the developing worlds. The volume as a whole shows the wide range of geographical solutions which have been adopted in attempts to limit conflict and foster stability. This title underlines the importance of a geographical perspective on intergroup conflict and reconciliation, and provides a broad range of real-world experience in carefully chosen case studies. Shared Space: Divided Space will be of interest students of the social sciences as well as to general readers, who will find this title to be accessible and authoritative.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 282 pages
  • 156 x 234mm | 520g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138952990
  • 9781138952997

Table of contents

Preface; List of Tables; List of Figures; Contributors; 1. Introduction: The Sharing and Dividing of Geographical Space 2. Britain as a Plural Society 3. Group Identity and Urban Space: The North American Experience 4. Nationhood and Statehood in Canada 5. The Soviet Federation: From Corporatist to Crisis Politics 6. Religious vs. Regional Determinism: India, Pakistan and Bangladesh as Inheritors of Empire 7. Separatism and Devolution: The Basques in Spain 8. Separation and Integration: The Case of Ireland 9. Involuntary Incorporation: The Case of Israel 10. Imposed Separation: The Case of South Africa 11. Aboriginal Australia: Survival by Separation 12. Making Europe: Towards a Geography of European Integration; Indexshow more