Belfast, Beirut, Jerusalem, Mostar, and Nicosia
Very well described, of cities like Nicosia, Mostar and Beirut, these 3 have a common denominator and that is religion, unfortunately, there will be more and more of it, segregation has a lot of ethnicity, group affiliation to do but more and more religion played a greater role, the problems we have seen in cities like Beirut and Nicosia have spread to European cities as we will see more and more. when the civil war in Beirut occurred in the 70s and 80s between Christians and Muslims then it... Läs hela recensionen
"An interesting interjection into a growing debate about violence in contemporary cities. . . . The book provides food for thought for both scholars of international politics and practitioners of urban planning at a time when violence in and against the city is rising up the agenda for both." * <i>Cambridge Review of International Affairs</i> *
Jon Calame is a founding partner of Minerva Partners, a preservation and planning firm in New York. Esther Charlesworth is founding director of Architects Without Frontiers (Australia) and Senior Research Fellow at RMIT University, Melbourne.
Foreword by Lebbeus Woods Preface 1 Warning Beacons 2 Cities and Physical Segregation 3 Beirut 4 Belfast 5 Jerusalem 6 Mostar 7 Nicosia 8 Breaching the Urban Contract 9 Professional Responses to Partition 10 Patterns Epilogue: Jerusalem Redivided Works Cited Index Acknowledgments