Culture and Conflict in Global Perspective: The Cultural by Aurel Croissant,Uwe Wagschal,Nicolas Schwank,Christoph

By Aurel Croissant,Uwe Wagschal,Nicolas Schwank,Christoph Trinn,Bertelsmann Stiftung

Has Samuel Huntington's proposed "clash of civilizations" truly occurred within the post-1945 period? occasions resembling 9-11 2001 or the problem because of caricatures of Mohammed could recommend it has. the subject of tradition and clash has been the topic of fierce debate between students and the general public alike over the past 20 years. The Bertelsmann Stiftung, which has been dedicated to selling overseas cultural discussion for a few years now, is publishing "Culture and clash in international Perspective", a theoretically-informed definition of cultural conflicts and a world-wide mapping of such conflicts among 1945 and 2007. The booklet relies on an empirical learn that explores in what conflicts cultural elements performed a job and to what volume they stimulated the depth of violence within the respective conflicts. The examine and the reasons derived from it shape an immense tool to foster cultural discussion for peaceable coexistence in a globalized world.

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