The nature of meaning of identity in Northern Ireland after the Belfast Good Friday Agreement

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Show simple item record Muldoon, Orla Trew, Karen J. Todd, Jennifer Rougier, Nathalie McLaughlin, Katrina 2010-08-24T14:19:42Z 2010-08-24T14:19:42Z 2007 International Society of Political Psychology en 2007-02
dc.identifier.citation Political Psychology en
dc.identifier.issn 1467-9221
dc.description.abstract Social identification processes can be seen as the basis of the conflict in Northern Ireland. During the conflict it can be argued that preferred social and political identities became increasingly oppositional and entrenched. This paper reviews this evidence using population level studies. It also explores trends in preferred identities since the 1998 Agreement as well as examining the patterns of preferred identity across generations with particular attention being paid to the responses of young people. In an attempt to elucidate the meaning of these identities, a series of inter-related qualitative studies that have examined constructions of national, political and religious identification are reported. These suggest a fluidity, rather than entrenchment, in post-Agreement respondents and point to the variability and complexity of identity phenomena in Northern Ireland. en
dc.description.sponsorship Higher Education Authority en
dc.format.extent 289346 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Wiley Blackwell en
dc.relation.requires Politics and International Relations Research Collection en
dc.subject Belfast Agreement en
dc.subject Good Friday Agreement en
dc.subject Identity en
dc.subject Religion en
dc.subject Northern Ireland en
dc.subject Conflict en
dc.subject Social identity en
dc.subject Strategic use en
dc.subject Oppositional identities en
dc.subject Identity preference en
dc.subject.lcsh Identification (Religion) en
dc.subject.lcsh Nationalism--Northern Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh Group identity--Northern Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh Great Britain. Treaties, etc. Ireland, 1998 Apr. 10 en
dc.title The nature of meaning of identity in Northern Ireland after the Belfast Good Friday Agreement en
dc.title.alternative Religious and National identity after the Belfast Good Friday Agreement en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.internal.webversions en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.volume 28 en
dc.identifier.issue 1 en
dc.identifier.startpage 89 en
dc.identifier.endpage 103 en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1111/j.1467-9221.2007.00553.x
dc.neeo.contributor Muldoon|Orla|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Trew|Karen J.|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Todd|Jennifer|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Rougier|Nathalie|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor McLaughlin|Katrina|aut| en
dc.description.admin Publisher version - DG 19/07/10 au, ti, ot, ke, sp OR 20/8/10 en

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