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Equity Diversity and Interdependence free pdf If civil society is being encouraged to more fully embrace inclusiveness and respect for diversity, then so must the multiplicity of service support organizations with which it interacts. This is the key proposition behind this seminal contribution to public policy. While legislation can ensure minimum standards of behaviour and outcomes, meaningful organizational progression beyond legal imperatives requires authentic dialogue, based on principles of equity, diversity and interdependence. These are essential components for deeper societal transformation. Using the divided society of Northern Ireland as a case study, and its rural governance arena in particular, this book provides an authoritative empirical analysis of, and prescriptive agenda for, collaborative conversations. The insights provided by this book go far beyond this region and have a profound relevance for other societies struggling to emerge from conflict, racism and social separation.

About Michael Murray

Michael Murray is a Reader in the School of Environmental Planning at Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland from where he received his PhD. His research interests include partnership governance, strategic planning and community-led rural development on all of which he has published widely. His research activity takes him regularly to the United States where he has been a Visiting Scholar at Colorado State University engaged in analyses of federal-state partnership activities and community regeneration. He is the author of The Politics and Pragmatism of Urban Containment (1991, Avebury), co-author of Revitalizing Rural America - A Perspective on Collaboration and Community (1996, John Wiley

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Author : Michael Murray
Publisher : Ashgate Publishing Limited
Data Published : 28 October 2004
ISBN : 075463521X
EAN : 9780754635215
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 180 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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