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Divided We Stand?: Mapping patterns of shared and separated space (Community Relations Council)

Young, Orna and Roulston, Stephen (2012) Divided We Stand?: Mapping patterns of shared and separated space (Community Relations Council). Shared Space (Community Relations Council), 14 . pp. 41-53. [Journal article]

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The pilot project “Divided We Stand” was completed in Northern Ireland in 2011, funded by the Community Relations Council and implemented by the Nerve Centre, Derry. Arising from a perception that despite relative peace in Northern Ireland, fundamental divisions still exist, the project involved examining the movement of 16 to 17 year old students, some from the Catholic community and others from the Protestant community. The project used GPS devices to track student movements over a one week period. This paper examines the views of all the students and their perception of the impact of segregation on their lives. It focuses on the results from just two schools from the same city to examine how the technology was used by 12 learners and evaluates the results. Differences in movement patterns in the two groups are noted and a worrying lack of contact is identified.

Item Type:Journal article
Keywords:Northern Ireland division shared space contested space GPS tracking
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Education
Faculty of Social Sciences
Research Institutes and Groups:Institute for Research in Social Sciences > Education
Institute for Research in Social Sciences
ID Code:24033
Deposited By: Dr Stephen Roulston
Deposited On:12 Nov 2012 15:21
Last Modified:09 Dec 2015 11:08

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