cantonization

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cantonization

(ˌkæntənaɪˈzeɪʃən) or

cantonisation

n
the process of dividing into cantons
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Aa The UN foundC*that changes now underway to the infrastructure of the territories--including a network of highways that bypass and isolate Palestinian towns--would serve to formalise the de facto cantonisation of the West Bank.
He says construction of Israel's controversial separation barrier and the cantonisation of Palestinian communities in the West Bank are undermining the viability of a future Palestinian state.
As the writer Jeremy Harding explains in his book The Uninvited: Refugees at the Rich Man's Gate, even liberal Europeans are ambivalent about America's brand of multiculturalism, seeing it as the partner of unbridled capitalism: "Everyone pays grudging homage to the American model of cultural diversity, but European governments of all persuasions are dour about its advantages and alert to its dangers: cities eroded by poverty and profit; the cantonisation of neighbourhoods; urban and rural societies doubly fractured by ethnicity and class.
Fortunately, cantonisation is not a peculiarly Swiss adaptation, nor is it unique, nor does it require seven centuries to perfect.
The UN policy of cantonisation pursued in the early 90s, turned into a grotesque ethnic musical chairs, when the artillery stops the army with 51 per cent gets the region.
But Oslo Two has revealed the fragile nature of Palestinian home rule: isolated enclaves of Palestinian habitation, cut off from each other by Israeli settlements, Israeli roads and redeployed Israeli soldiers, creating an effective cantonisation vulnerable to the whim of Israeli closures.
There are two territorial principles of macro-political conflict regulation, cantonisation and federalisation, both of which can be used to manage national and ethnic differences in liberal democratic ways.
that changes now underway to the infrastructure of the territoriesa"including a network of highways that bypass and isolate Palestinian townsa"would serve to formalise the de facto cantonisation of the West Bank.
Speaking for the settlers, he says: "They are basically planning the great escape, the abandonment of 200,000 Judea and Samaria residents and perhaps the worst thing is that the terror achieved the cantonisation of the land of Israel".
No Palestinian who wants to be a leader or stay alive can sign or even make a public verbal agreement to allow for the cantonisation of the Occupied Territories and the exclusion of Jerusalem - that's the bottom line," one-senior Palestinian negotiator told The Middle East".
Aa The UN foundeC*that changes now underway to the infrastructure of the territories--including a network of highways that bypass and isolate Palestinian towns--would serve to formalise the de facto cantonisation of the West Bank.
These include expansion of Jewish settlements in and around East Jerusalem and in the West Bank, construction of a security wall inside the West Bank, WB cantonisations, etc.