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Title:
Contemporary Northern Irish society : an introduction
Author:
Coulter, Colin, 1966-
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Publication Information:
London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 1999.
Physical Description:
ix, 286 pages ; 22 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780745312545

9780745312446
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Book

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This is a critical overview of the various sources of social and political identity in Northern Ireland. The book examines the key variables of sociology - status, class and gender and, in this case, ethno-religion - and explains why ethno-religious sentiment has become the principle source of political identity.A range of themes are covered: the role and status of women; the representations of the conflict and peace process in the media; sport; and the importance of popular music.


Summary

This is a critical overview of the various sources of social and political identity in Northern Ireland. The book examines the key variables of sociology - status, class and gender and, in this case, ethno-religion - and explains why ethno-religious sentiment has become the principle source of political identity.A range of themes are covered: the role and status of women; the representations of the conflict and peace process in the media; sport; and the importance of popular music.


Author Notes

Colin Coulter is a sociology lecturer at the National University of Ireland Maynooth


Colin Coulter is a sociology lecturer at the National University of Ireland Maynooth