Locating Urban Conflicts: Ethnicity, Nationalism and the Everyday

Locating Urban Conflicts: Ethnicity, Nationalism and the Everyday

By: Wendy Pullan (editor), Britt Baillie (editor)Hardback

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Cities have emerged as the epicentres for many of today's ethno-national and religious conflicts. This book brings together key themes that dominate our current attention including emerging areas of contestation in rapidly changing and modernising cities and the effects of extreme and/or enduring conflicts upon ordinary civilian life.

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James Anderson, Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland Amneh Badran, al-Quds University, Palestine Allan Cochrane , Open University, UK Hillel Cohen, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel Michael Dumper, University of Exeter, UK Felipe Hernandez, University of Cambridge, UK Caroline Humphrey, University of Cambridge, UK Milena Komarova, Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland Lefkos Kyriacou, University of Cambridge, UK Craig Larkin, King's College London, UK Liam O'Dowd, Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland Maximilian Sternberg, University of Cambridge, UK Salim Tamari, Birzeit University, Palestine


1. Introduction; Wendy Pullan and Britt Baillie 2. Spatial Discontinuities: Conflict Infrastructures in Contested Cities; Wendy Pullan 3. Violence and Urban Architecture: Events at the Ensemble of the Odessa Steps in 1904-5; Caroline Humphrey 4. Borderlands of the EU: The Spanish Enclave of Ceuta in Morocco; Felipe Hernandez and Maximilian Sternberg 5. Security and the Holy Places of Jerusalem: The 'Hebronisation' of the Old City and Adjacent Areas; Michael Dumper 6. Speaking in the Silence: Youthful Negotiations of Beirut's Postwar Spaces and Memories; Craig Larkin 7. Memorialising the 'Martyred City': Negotiating Vukovar's Wartime Past; Britt Baillie 8. Joint Israeli-Palestinian Political Activity in Jerusalem: Characteristics and Challenges; Hillel Cohen 9. How do Israeli (Jewish) Protest Groups Envision a Political Solution to the Jerusalem Question?; Amneh Badran 10. Urban Planning and the Remaking of the Public Sphere in Ottoman Palestine; Salim Tamari 11. Imperial Ethnocracy and Demography: Foundations of Ethno-National Conflict in Belfast and Jerusalem; James Anderson 12. Breaking Down the Walls of Heartache: Reflections on the Ordinary Spaces of Division and Unification in Berlin; Allan Cochrane 13. Territorialities of Capital and Place in 'Post-Conflict' Belfast; Milena Komarova and Liam O'Dowd

Product Details

  • publication date: 29/07/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780230368903
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 283
  • ID: 9780230368903
  • weight: 583
  • ISBN10: 0230368905

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