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Published: 11 April 2019

248 Pages | 3 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780190915582

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Contentious Rituals

Parading the Nation in Northern Ireland

Jonathan S. Blake

Oxford Studies in Culture and Politics

  • Presents a new interpretation of the politics of culture in divided and post-conflict societies
  • Uses original interviews, survey data, and ethnographic data to provide a rich portrait of the people who participate in controversial Northern Irish parades
  • Brings together theories from political science, sociology, anthropology, and religious studies to explain an important element of nationalist collective action

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