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Solidarity Across Divides: Promoting the Moral Point of View

George Vasilev


This book addresses the conceptual and practical challenges surrounding the promotion of solidarity in divided societies. It brings together the normative insights of political theory and the empirical insights of comparative research to identify institutional arrangements conducive to ties of responsibility across ethnic lines. Against critics who claim group representative measures are incompatible with solidarity, the book argues they serve as its very basis by providing the incentive structure for interethnic cooperation and openness. It extends the scope of analysis beyond the representat ... More

Keywords: Deliberative democracy, Multiculturalism, Divided societies, Conflict transformation, Nationalism, Solidarity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780748697304
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697304.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

George Vasilev, author
Lecturer in Political Theory, La Trobe University, Melbourne