By reading this koob, you will discover twelve factors that predict national crisis outcomes through a comparative study of national upheaval from around the globe.
You will also discover:
The connection between personal and national crises through a crisis factor framework;
How Finland and Japan overcame national crises caused by external pressures;
How the failure to compromise politically led to internal crises in Chile and Indonesia;
How crises that gradually unfolded in Germany and Australia affect them today;
Whether the United States has the tools to solve its current issues before they reach a detrimental turning point;
Four global problems that are currently escalating to a point of crisis.
Crises can strike at many levels: individually, nationally, and globally. Regardless of whether they stem from internal or external tensions, successful recovery means incorporating “selective change” that sustains aspects inherent to an identity while adopting new solutions for conflict. Through a comparative approach examining the results of national conflicts, you will understand the tensions that lead to different kinds of crises and the factors that determine their outcomes.