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Violence and the Sacred in Northern Ireland

Morrow, Duncan (1995) Violence and the Sacred in Northern Ireland. Contagion, 2 (Spring). pp. 145-165. [Journal article]

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The work of Rene Girard has given us a critical lens through which to understand the central importance of sacred violence in Northern Ireland. Likewise Northern Ireland acts as a laboratory through which the hypothesis of model-rival and model-obstacle relationships can be viewed. This article explores the connectipons concluding that Girard provides an important insight into the pathology of conflict in ethnically conte4sted societies.

Item Type:Journal article
Keywords:Rene Girard, Northern Ireland, Peace, Conflict
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Criminology, Politics and Social Policy
Faculty of Social Sciences
Research Institutes and Groups:Institute for Research in Social Sciences > Politics & International Studies
Institute for Research in Social Sciences
ID Code:33784
Deposited By: Dr Duncan Morrow
Deposited On:22 Mar 2016 11:18
Last Modified:22 Mar 2016 11:18

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