Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 March 2019

208 Pages | 3 black and white illustrations

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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