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Culture and Identity Politics in Northern Ireland

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil rights & citizenship,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Scotland,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Europe - Ireland,
  • General,
  • Social Science / Minority Studies,
  • Minority Studies - General,
  • Biculturalism,
  • Group identity,
  • Northern Ireland,
  • Political culture,
  • Politics and government

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10557427M
    ISBN 100333793862
    ISBN 109780333793862

    Seeks to correct some of the distortions propagated about Northern Ireland by the media's emphasis on violence and division within the province. The book examines various aspects of life in Northern Ireland, and especially the role of the arts in transcending sectarian barriers.


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Culture and Identity Politics in Northern Ireland by Mairead Nic Craith Download PDF EPUB FB2

Culture and Identity Politics in Northern Ireland. This book traces the redefinition of aspects of Ulster-British culture, as prompted by the Anglo-Irish agreement of one noted that Author: Mairead Nic Craith. This book investigates the role of the Irish language movement in the social construction of competing versions of Irish political and cultural identity in Northern Ireland, arguing that for some Nationalists, the Irish language has become an alternative point Cited by: 9.

Buy Culture and Identity Politics in Northern Ireland by Nic Craith, Máiréad (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Author: Máiréad Nic Craith. Unionists in Northern Ireland have traditionally been committed to citizenship, whereas nationalists have been concerned with culture.

Citizenship has been defined in terms of the politics of universalism where each person has individual rights. Nationalists identify with a communal structure, arguing that equality can only be achieved when group differences. 'NicCraith's book has a global reach while it offers valuable interpretations of Northern Ireland's cultural specificities.' - American Anthropologist 'Culture and identity Politics in Northern Ireland offers much deft commentary and persuasive argument regarding the contemporary complexity and fluidity of communal identities.'Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.

Culture and Identity Politics in Northern Ireland book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Civilization and culture have traditiona /5. Civilization and culture have traditionally been regarded as mutually exclusive concepts. In this comparative case-study of Northern Ireland, Máiréad Nic Craith explores the commitment of unionists to a civic, 'culture-blind' British state; contrasting this with nationalist demands for official recognition of Irish culture.

SinceNorthern Ireland has devolved government within the United government and Parliament of the United Kingdom are responsible for reserved and excepted ed matters are a list of policy areas (such as civil aviation, units of measurement, and human genetics), which the Westminster Parliament may devolve to the Northern Ireland.

Buy Religion, Identity and Politics in Northern Ireland: Boundaries of Belonging and Belief 1 by Mitchell, Claire (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Claire Mitchell. There has been an acceleration of interest in the relationship between religion, identity and politics in modern societies. Building on this debate, Claire Mitchell presents a challenging analysis of religion in contemporary Northern Ireland, arguing that religion is not merely a marker of ethnicity and that it continues to provide many of the Cited by: This book looks at the attitudes of Protestant performers to Traditional music in Northern Ireland.

It reflects on broader Protestant community views of the music through their eyes, and considers too the impact of historical literature, political statements and other interventions which have affected and shaped Traditional music today.5/5(3).

Relevant not only to readers with an interest in the intricacies of the Northern Irish situation, this book also appeals to a broader readership in anthropology, sociology, cultural studies, history and political science concerned with the mechanisms behind ethnonational conflict and the politics of culture and identity in : Olaf Zenker.

Has conflict in Northern Ireland kept political dimensions of religion alive, and has religion played a role in fuelling conflict. Conflict in Northern Ireland is not and never will be a holy war.

Yet religion is more socially and politically significant than many commentators presume. In fact, religion has remained a central feature of social identity and politics throughout conflict as well.

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The best known traditional dish in Northern Ireland is the Ulster other popular meals are fish and chips or 'Bangers and Mash' (Sausages and Creamed Potatoes). A unique speciality to Northern Ireland is man is a chewy toffee-textured honeycomb and is sold in non-standard.

He investigates how and why the myriad social, political, cultural, and economic changes that have defined postconflict Northern Ireland have been experienced by Loyalists as a culture war, and how commemoration is the means by which they confront and challenge the perceived erosion of their identity.

The book, "Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland," starts with the killing of Jean McConville, a widowed Belfast mother and one of roughly 3, people who died.

Identification. The island of Ireland is known as Eire in Irish Gaelic. The name of the capital city, Belfast, derives from the city's Gaelic name, Beal Feirste, which means "mouth of the sandy ford," referring to a stream that joins the Lagan River.

The state of conflict in Northern Ireland is manifested in the names by which the Northern Irish identify themselves. In the context of the economic convulsions, loss of sovereignty, and demise of Fianna Fáil from tothere was no shortage of assessments of the cumulative failures of Irish political culture.

The state was depicted as a failed entity and a parody of democracy, where local government did not seem to exist in any meaningful sense, where 94% of decisions on public. Creating a backward-looking, cod-aboriginal Ulsterish identity is a long way from Margaret Thatcher's declaration that "Northern Ireland was as British as Finchley," or, indeed, the Ulster Author: Jason Walsh.

Culture in Northern Ireland has been "used as a continuation of conflict by other means", says a draft of Belfast's European Capital of Culture (ECoC) bid. The draft bid says it aims to change. Religion, Identity and Politics in Northern Ireland book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Has conflict in Northern Ireland kept /5(11). final section we tease out some possible policy implications of 'Northern Irish' identity. To begin with, however, we provide a brief overview of the academic literature on the Northern Irish identity.

Northern Irish Identity Research on Northern Irish identity typically uses Social Identity Theory as a theoretical departure point (Tajfel, ).File Size: KB. Identity politics is when people of a particular race, ethnicity, gender, or religion form alliances and organize politically to defend their group’s interests.

The feminist movement, the civil rights movement, and the gay liberation movement are all. Northern Ireland - Northern Ireland - Cultural life: Cultural life in Northern Ireland tends to follow the contours of political and sectarian differences and to be marked by any number of shibboleths.

For example, Roman Catholics and Protestants may listen to the same song but call it by different names; however, age, gender, and class play at least as large a role as religion in explaining.

An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. The Soul of Ireland: Issues of Society, Culture and Identity by Joe Mulholland A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Conflict in Northern Ireland has not been, is not and will never be a holy war. However, religion is much more socially and politically significant than many commentators have presumed.

In a conflict constituted by multiple factors, such as ethnicity and inequality, religion remains one of the central dimensions of social difference. The Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann in Irish, although commonly referred to as Éire, or Ireland) occupies five-sixths of the island of Ireland, the second largest island of the British Isles.

Irish is the common term of reference for the country's citizens, its national culture, and its national language. Enright’s gripping novel gets to the heart of this duality. It is, on the surface, a very traditional Irish novel: a funeral, exile, a big family, secrets.

But it takes this traditional form and Author: Martin Doyle. Here's to bandit country: the Irish border, writing's new frontier Once overshadowed by Dublin and Belfast, the border regions are finally being recognised for inspiring some of Ireland’s best.

Get this from a library. Public policy in a divided society: schooling, culture, and identity in Northern Ireland. [Alex McEwen]. They express something about the politics, heritage and identity of the locations being visited, whether a medieval fresco in an Italian church, or modern political art found in Belfast or Tehran.

This interdisciplinary and highly international book explores tourism around murals that are either evolving or have transitioned as instruments of.

Despite this quibble, Mitchell's book provides a valuable and comprehensive perspective on a complex and often misunderstood topic. It should be read as a vital supplement to many of the basic sociology and politics texts on the Northern Ireland conflict, which.

National Identity in Northern Ireland Population Age. Four-fifths (81 per cent) of people with a British only national identity were or had been brought up as Protestants (including other Christians and Christian related), while 94 per cent with an IrishFile Size: KB.

Moreover, it can lead people to ponder deeper questions of race and gender, nationality, ethnicity, and socio-economic status. As such, the field of Irish dance is ready for a retrospective, which Barbara O'Connor successfully sets out to record in The Irish Dancing: Cultural Politics and Identities, /5(1).

Fully revised and updated this fourth edition is a comprehensive introduction to the politics of the Irish republic. Includes coverage of the general election, and the creation of a new coalition of Fianna Fail and the Progressive Democrats under Bertie Ahern that year. Examines the implications of a written constitution, changes in the party system, the power of major interest.

Northern Ireland: % British; % Northern Irish; % Irish; So why isn’t Northern Irish shown on the map. Well that’s because: ‘Northern Irish’ identity actually outnumbers ‘Irish’ in Northern Ireland, however it is more evenly spread throughout the country and is outnumbered by British/Irish identities in all regions.

Culture is a defining aspect of what it means to be human. Defining culture and pinpointing its role in our lives is not, however, so straightforward.

Terry Eagleton, one of our foremost literary and cultural critics, is uniquely poised to take on the challenge. This is the first major study on this scale of Irish performance, North and South, in the twentieth century. Although stressing the primacy of politics in Irish public affairs, it argues that Irish politics must be understood in the broad context of economic, social, administrative, cultural, and intellectual history.

The book fully explores the relationship between rhetoric and reality in the. Language, Identity and Politics in Northern Ireland by Aodan Mac Poilin From: Ulster Folk Life Vol.

45, (Published by Ulster Folk & Transport Museum, Cultra). Publication date Series Belfast studies in language, culture and politics ; 5 Note Folded appendix at end.

At head of title: Queen's University of Belfast. First published inthis volume is focused on the framing and implementation of public policy in education in a society with deeply entrenched cultural and political identities as expressed by Protestants and Catholics through their different schooling by: 9.

The Road to Inver, Tom Paulin’s collection of ‘translations, versions and imitations’ was shortlisted for the prestigious TS Eliot Prize in It was not the first time - Paulin was also shortlisted for his book The Wind Dog.

Paulin was born in Leeds inraised in Belfast, and educated at Hull and Oxford universities.