Identity in Northern Ireland (Hardcover)

Author: Cathal McCall

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This book gives an innovative account of communal identity in Northern Ireland and its relationship with a changing landscape. It argues that the development of a multi-level polity in the European Union (EU) and the sustained Anglo-Irish commitment to political process in Northern Ireland are twin dynamics shifting the political context for Ulster Unionist and northern Irish Nationalist identities. In this changing context, the modern emphasis on objectivity and territorial parameters delimited by the nation-state are beginning to be displaced by a postmodern concern for the representation of difference and transterritorial networking. As a result, northern Irish Nationalists and Ulster Unionists are being forced to re-examine the (premodern) cultural and (modern) territorial resources of their respective identities. The book provides a forum (through dialogues) for the representatives of these identities to consider changing conditions and attempts to evaluate their implications for future structures of government and for communal identities themselves.

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Publisher Palgrave MacMillan
Mfg Part# 9780312218447
SKU 30439492
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0312218443
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 5.5L x 0.75T
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Editors Note This book gives an innovative account of communal identity in Northern Ireland and its relationship with a changing landscape. It argues that the development of a multi-level polity in the European Union (EU) and the sustained Anglo-Irish commitment to political process in Northern Ireland are twin dynamics shifting the political context for Ulster Unionist and northern Irish Nationalist identities. In this changing context, the modern emphasis on objectivity and territorial parameters delimited by the nation-state are beginning to be displaced by a postmodern concern for the representation of difference and transterritorial networking. As a result, northern Irish Nationalists and Ulster Unionists are being forced to re-examine the (premodern) cultural and (modern) territorial resources of their respective identities. The book provides a forum (through dialogues) for the representatives of these identities to consider changing conditions and attempts to evaluate their implications for future structures of government and for communal identities themselves.
Editors Note 1 This book gives an innovative account of communal identity in Northern Ireland and its relationship with a changing landscape. It argues that the development of a multi-level polity in the European Union (EU) and the sustained Anglo-Irish commitment to political process in Northern Ireland are twin dynamics shifting the political context for Ulster Unionist and northern Irish Nationalist identities. In this changing context, the modern emphasis on objectivity and territorial parameters delimited by the nation-state are beginning to be displaced by a postmodern concern for the representation of difference and transterritorial networking. As a result, northern Irish Nationalists and Ulster Unionists are being forced to re-examine the (premodern) cultural and (modern) territorial resources of their respective identities. The book provides a forum (through dialogues) for the representatives of these identities to consider changing conditions and attempts to evaluate their implications for future structures of government and for communal identities themselves.
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0250
Publisher Palgrave MacMillan

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