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Identity, Ideology and Conflict

Identity, Ideology and Conflict
The Structuration of Politics in Northern Ireland

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  • Date Published: August 1996
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521550529

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  • Ideologies and identities are central to the organisation of political life and political conflict, yet most empirical studies tend to obscure their significance. This failure to take the politics of identity seriously arises from an absence of adequate theory and method. This 1996 study draws on both social theory and psychological (especially psychoanalytic) theory in an attempt to overcome these lacunae. First, it develops a novel theory and method for the analysis of ideology and identity. Second, it develops a detailed analysis of the politics of identity in Northern Ireland through focusing upon Unionist ideology and Unionist identities in crisis. The political conflict within Unionism is analysed through a consideration of the variety of unconscious rules drawn upon by political actors and citizens in the making of Northern Ireland's history of the late 1980s.

    • Fresh theory of ideology explaining how identities of people and groups lead to embedded conflict
    • Original analysis drawing on both sociology and psychology, and in particular psychoanalysis
    • Theory is illustrated by a topical case study of the ideology of the Unionists in Northern Ireland
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    • Date Published: August 1996
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521550529
    • length: 242 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 17 mm
    • weight: 0.53kg
    • availability: Available
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    Acknowledgements
    Part I. Theory with an Empirical Intent: Theories of Ideology, Subjectivity and Intersubjectivity:
    1. Competing paradigms in the study of intergroup relations
    2. Conceptualising ideology
    3. The structuration of ideology
    4. Ideology and affect
    5. Ideology and reasoning
    Part II. The Analysis of an Ideology in Crisis:
    6. Towards a depth-hermeneutics of Unionist ideology
    7. Crisis and the structuration of Unionist ideology, 1962–1969
    8. Crisis and the structuration of Unionist ideology, 1969–1975
    Conclusion: The framework document and its discontents
    Select bibliography
    Index.

  • Author

    John Daniel Cash, University of Melbourne

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