Author Fahey, T
Title Conflict and Consensus : A Study of Values and Attitudes in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
Imprint Boston : BRILL, 2006
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Series European Values Studies, No. 9 ; v.No. 9
European Values Studies, No. 9
Note Intro -- Notes on Authors -- Acknowledgements -- List of Tables -- List of Figures -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Historical legacies and contemporary attitudes: a North-South comparison -- Introduction -- Political culture and political cleavage -- The dominance of the centre-periphery cleavage -- Implications for other cleavages -- Change and the expected shape of contemporary cleavages -- Value cleavages North and South: the evidence -- Conclusion -- 3 Religion -- Background -- Objectives -- Religious identification and church membership -- Decline in religious practice -- Public attitudes toward the church: a growing disillusionment -- The privatisation of religion: believing without belonging -- Pioneers of secularisation -- Conclusion -- 4 Identity -- Introduction -- Religious identification and national identity -- Trends in identity in Northern Ireland -- Importance of identity in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland -- Socio-demographic correlates of national identity in Northern Ireland -- National identities in Ireland: ethnic or civic? -- Citizenship -- Political identity in Northern Ireland -- Overlap in religious, national and political identity -- Conclusion -- 5 The constitutional question -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Constitutional preferences -- Socio-demographic characteristics, identity and constitutional preferences in Northern Ireland -- The road to compromise: support for the Good Friday Agreement -- Trends in support for the Good Friday Agreement in Northern Ireland -- Explanations for increasing Protestant disillusionment with the Agreement -- Conclusion -- 6 The liberal-conservative divide: Family and sexual morality -- Introduction -- Objectives -- The importance of family, marriage and joint parenthood -- Homosexuality and abortion -- The impact of age and education -- The impact of secularisation
A common consensus? -- Is Ireland different? -- Conclusion -- 7 Left-right divide and 'new issue' politics -- Introduction -- The left-right divide -- New politics? -- Gender roles -- Environmental protection -- Is Ireland postmaterialist? -- Conclusion -- 8 Work, subjective well-being and social capital -- Introduction -- Work -- Measurement of subjective well-being -- Trends in subjective well-being in Ireland -- Religion, religious denominations and subjective well-being -- Social correlates of subjective well-being -- Social capital -- Trust -- Participation in voluntary organisations -- Conclusion -- 9 Confidence in political institutions and political participation -- Introduction -- The structure of confidence in political institutions -- Trends in confidence in institutions -- Evaluations of democracy and of the system of government -- Orientations to political action and political participation -- A multivariate analysis of political engagement -- Conclusion -- 10 Conclusion -- Appendix 1: Data sources -- Appendix 2: European Values Study 1999-2000 -- References -- Index
This study uses a wide range of survey data to examine present-day differences in identity and political allegiance between Catholics and Protestants on the island of Ireland but also to show the extensive cultural similarities that cut across the Catholic-Protestant divide
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Link Print version: Fahey, T. Conflict and Consensus : A Study of Values and Attitudes in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland Boston : BRILL,c2006 9789004145849
Subject Social values -- Ireland.;Social values -- Northern Ireland.;Political culture -- Ireland.;Political culture -- Northern Ireland.;Public opinion -- Ireland.;Public opinion -- Northern Ireland.;Consensus (Social sciences) -- Ireland
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Alt Author Sinnott, R
Hayes, B.C