Ethnic and Religious Identity in Modern Scotland: Culture, Policies and Football

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  • ISBN-13: 9781859720059
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 6/1/1995
  • Pages: 236
  • Product dimensions: 6.26 (w) x 8.78 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Identity: the Scottish dimension 4
Old themes: new approaches 6
Book structure 8
1 Scotland, 1560 and four centuries of transition 9
The anti-Catholic dimension 10
Britain, Ireland and other factors 12
Identities and ethnicity 15
Soccer as a symptom of cleavage: Spain 19
England 22
Northern Ireland 28
2 Soccer and society in Scotland 34
Celtic, Glasgow Rangers and the Scottish game 34
The cleavage manifest: attitudes and perceptions 40
Identities: the national football culture 44
Surveying football fans in Scotland: substantiating the perceptions 46
3 National and cultural identities: other indicators 54
Religious and political sensibilities 55
Religion 59
Identity and Scottish politics 68
4 Orangeism in Scotland 77
Church, class, geography and ideological references 79
Church and ideology today 81
Organisation and numbers 83
Surveying Orangemen 86
Political identity 88
Identity and hegemony 91
Football, ethnicity and other questions 93
5 Institutional Protestantism and anti-Catholicism 104
The Free Church of Scotland 105
Cultural and social perceptions 105
The Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland 109
Cultural and social perceptions 109
The Scottish Baptist Church 113
'Other' Protestant Churches 115
The Church of Scotland 116
Surveying Church of Scotland attenders 119
6 Identity and Catholics: the immigrant community 133
The Scottish born Irish? 137
Catholics and politics in Scotland: an historical perspective 138
Irish political consciousness: the immigrants today 140
Catholics, culture and British party politics 146
Catholics and the school factor: the background 151
Religion, school and politics: opposition 153
The political parties 156
Popular identities and attitudes 159
7 Identities 176
Sectarianism 179
Football and religious identity 183
Scottish anti-Catholic culture 184
The Irish Catholic identity 188
Religious, cultural and national relationships 190
Appendix 203
Interviews 210
Bibliography 211
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