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Devolution and Identity / Edition 1

Devolution and Identity / Edition 1

by John Wilson, Karyn Stapleton


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ISBN-13: 9780754644798
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/27/2006
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 18.00(d)

About the Author

John Wilson is Professor of Communication at the University of Ulster, Jordanstown, Northern Ireland. He is presently seconded to the School of History and International Affairs as Director of the Institute of Ulster Scots Studies. Karyn Stapleton is Research Associate in Discourse Analysis at the University of Ulster, Jordanstown, Northern Ireland. She is presently based in the School of History and International Affairs.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction; Identity categories in use: Britishness, devolution, and the Ulster Scots identity in Northern Ireland, John Wilson and Karyn Stapleton; Ideologies of language and community in post-devolution Wales, Nikolas Coupland and Hywel Bishop; Vernacular constructions of 'national identity' in post-devolution Scotland and England, Susan Condor and Jackie Abell; Artists, Wales, narrative and devolution, William Housley; New colours for the Orange State: finding symbolic space in a newly devolved Northern Ireland, Dominic Bryan; Categorisation, accounts and motives: 'letters-to-the-editor' and devolution in Wales, Richard Fitzgerald and William Housley; 'Fantasy echo' and modern Britishness: commemoration and identity in Northern Ireland, Carol-Ann Barnes and Arthur Aughey; Engendering devolution, Carmel Roulston; Marketing identities in devolved regions: the role of global corporate culture in Scotland and Wallonia, Sharon Millar; 'Dire deeds awake, Dark is it eastward': citizenship and devolution, and the British National Party, David Irwin; Epilogue: in the context of devolution, Gerry Philipsen; Bibliography; Index.

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