A Prelude: The Urgency of Studying the Interface of Diversity and Political Tensions



The introductory chapter sets the stage for the book. It provides the scholarly and praxis-related rationale: the pertinent necessity for explicating engagement with diversity in contemporary societies troubled by persistent and escalating political tensions. The chapter delineates the aims of the book and presents a preview of the subsequent chapters. Finally, it sketches the professional biography of the author as a major driver for embarking on this book project and a prelude to interspersing her voice throughout the book chapters.


Author’s diversity biography Interface of diversity and political tensions Real-life contexts Social psychology Critical theories 


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  1. 1.The Max Stern Yezreel Valley CollegeYezreel ValleyIsrael

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