Does being Protestant matter? Protestants, minorities and the re-making of ethno-religious identity after the Good Friday Agreement

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dc.contributor.author Todd, Jennifer
dc.contributor.author Rougier, Nathalie
dc.contributor.author O'Keefe, Theresa
dc.contributor.author Cañás Bottos, Lorenzo
dc.date.accessioned 2010-11-24T16:54:14Z
dc.date.available 2010-11-24T16:54:14Z
dc.date.copyright 2010 Taylor & Francis en
dc.date.issued 2009-03
dc.identifier.citation National Identities en
dc.identifier.issn 1469-9907 (electronic)
dc.identifier.issn 1460-8944 (paper)
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/2590
dc.description.abstract The Good Friday Agreement of 1998 gave an opportunity to remake not just political institutions but ethno-religious distinction in Northern Ireland. This paper looks at the how individuals reconstruct their way of being Protestant in Ireland and Northern Ireland in the context of social and political change. It shows individuals renegotiating their ways of being Protestant, attempting sometimes successfully to change its socio-cultural salience, blurring ethnic boundaries, distinguishing religious and ethno-national narratives, drawing universalistic political norms from their particular religious tradition. It argues that these renegotiations are highly sensitive to the macro-political context. Changes in this context affect individuals through their changing cognitive understandings and strategic interests which, at least in this case, are as important to identification as are social solidarities. en
dc.description.sponsorship Not applicable en
dc.format.extent 84090 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Routledge en
dc.relation.requires Politics and International Relations Research Collection en
dc.subject Protestant en
dc.subject Minority en
dc.subject Ethno-religious identity en
dc.subject Identity change en
dc.subject Symbolic boundaries en
dc.subject Northern Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh Protestants--Northern Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh Protestants--Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh Identity (Psychology)--Religious aspects en
dc.title Does being Protestant matter? Protestants, minorities and the re-making of ethno-religious identity after the Good Friday Agreement en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.internal.webversions Publisher's version en
dc.internal.webversions http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14608940802680912 en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.volume 11 en
dc.identifier.issue 1 en
dc.identifier.startpage 87 en
dc.identifier.endpage 99 en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1080/14608940802680912
dc.neeo.contributor Todd|Jennifer|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Rougier|Nathalie|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor O'Keefe|Theresa|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Cañás Bottos|Lorenzo|aut| en
dc.description.admin Embargo until 01/09/10. Link to publisher version - http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~content=a908734400. DG 15/07/2010 ke SB. 29/7/10 MD done -OR en


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