Who are the People?

Who are the People? : Unionism, Protestantism and Loyalism in Northern Ireland

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We are the people is a popular Loyalist slogan in Northern Ireland - a statement of loyalty, identity and devotion to and from Ireland's Protestants. This collection examines the meaning behind this legend, providing a critique of the issues which affect this heterogeneous community.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 135 x 215 x 19.05mm | 447g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • index
  • 0745312136
  • 9780745312132

Table of contents

The character of Ulster Unionism, Arthur Augley; Ulster - a representation of place yet to be imagined, Brian Graham; suffering for righteousness sake? - fundamentalist Protestantism and Ulster politics, Duncan Morrow; discourse and contemporary Loyalist identity, Alan Finlayson; up to their knees? - football, sectarianism and masculinity and Protestant working-class identity, Alan Bairner; the culture of contentment - the political beliefs and practice of the Unionist middle class, Colin Coulter; gender and Protestantism in Northern Ireland, Rosemary Sales; flying the one-winged bird - Ulster unionism and the peace process, James McAuley; counter-insurgency and de-industrialization and the political economy of Ulster Loyalism, Mark McGovern, Peter Shirlow.show more

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