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Study of intergroup relations in Northern Ireland

J. McCormack

Study of intergroup relations in Northern Ireland

by J. McCormack

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Published by New University of Ulster in Coleraine .
Written in English


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StatementJ. McCormack, B. P. Bunting, J. C. Lapsley.
ContributionsBunting, B., Lapsley, J. C., New University of Ulster.
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Open LibraryOL16576672M

He has published widely in the field of experimental social psychology, focusing on prejudice and stereotyping, intergroup contact, the reduction of intergroup conflict, sectarianism in Northern Ireland, and segregation and integration. He is a Fellow of the British Academy. Miles's major current focus is on intergroup contact.   Abstract. The conflict in Northern Ireland, known colloquially as the ‘Troubles’, is often understood as a religious war but in fact is underpinned by competing religious, political, and national ideologies, often dichotomised into those who wish Northern Ireland to reunify with Ireland and those who wish it to remain part of the United Kingdom.

Praise for The Handbook of Conflict Resolution "This handbook is a classic. It helps connect the research of academia to the practical realities of peacemaking and peacebuilding like no other. It is both comprehensive and deeply informed on topics vital to the field like power, gender, cooperation, emotion, and trust. It now sits prominently on my bookshelf.". Intergroup Contact in Northern Ireland Despite the barriers that divide Catholics and Protes-tants in Northern Ireland, intergroup contact has been touted as an effective strategy to reduce prejudice and improve intergroup relations between these two com-munities (Hewstone & Hughes, ). An extensive series of cross-sectional studies has.

Competing paradigms in the study of intergroup relations Conceptualising ideology The structuration of ideology Ideology and affect Ideology and reasoning Towards a depth hermeneutics of Unionist ideology Crisis and the structuration of Unionist ideology, . The Program on Intergroup Relations (IGR) is a social justice education program. IGR blends theory and experiential learning to facilitate students' learning about social group identity, social inequality, and intergroup relations. The program prepares students to live and work in a diverse world and educates them in making choices that advance equity, justice, and peace.


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Study of intergroup relations in Northern Ireland by J. McCormack Download PDF EPUB FB2

This study of intergroup relations remained for long on the periphery of mainstream social psychology. However, fresh research and thinking did much to overcome this neglect of one of the fundamental issues of our time, so that it became a clearly visible and major trend of research within European social psychology.

Originally published inthis book represented some. This study examines intergroup relations and communication within such settings. It employs a range of research methodologies to ascertain the perceptions and perspectives of employees in four of the largest workplaces in Northern Ireland, including their perceptions about appropriate ways to deal with contentious by: Intergroup relations research in the final decades of the 20th century refined earlier theories and applied insights from the field in real-world settings.

For example, Lee Ross applied his research on correspondence biases and attributional errors in his work on the conflict resolution process in Northern Ireland during The Troubles.

Intergroup conflict in Northern Ireland Ed Cairns; Problems of identity and social conflict: research on ethnic groups in Italy Dora Capozza, Emiliana Bonaldo and Alba Di Maggio; Intergroup relations, ethnic identity and self-evaluation in Indonesia J. Jaspars and Suwarsih Warnaen; Brand: Cambridge University Press.

The authors conducted two studies to examine the relationship between trust and intergroup behavioral tendencies-and the potential for intergroup contact to build trust in Northern Ireland. Study.

In this compendium of major works on Intergroup Relations, Richard J. Crisp, a leading social psychologist, expertly introduces classic and current papers that have theoretically and empirically contributed to the study of intergroup relations - focusing on cognitive processes, motivations, ideology, emotion, biology, evolution and the improvement of intergroup relations.

This study of intergroup relations remained for long on the periphery of mainstream social psychology. However, fresh research and thinking did much to overcome this neglect of one of the fundamental issues of our time, so that it became a clearly visible and major trend of research within European social psychology.

In-Mind 17 Finlay, A () reflexivity and identification in Northern Ireland in Smyth, M & Robinson G (Eds)() Researching Violently Divided Societies Flick, U () An introduction to Qualitative Research London: Sage Gaertner, S & Dovidio J () Reducing Intergroup Bias: The Common In-group Identity Model New York: Routledge.

After 20 years of heavy fighting in Northern Ireland, a peace process started in The fighting went on, with some interruptions, for another 9 years; but during this time there was a long series o;f back-channel communications and conciliatory signals that led to a cease-fire, negotiations, and a peace settlement.

The dynamics of this peace process are analyzed by. History. While Gordon W. Allport is often credited with the development of the contact hypothesis, the idea that interpersonal contact could improve intergroup relations was not a novel one.

In the s and s, writers had already begun speculating about the outcomes of interracial contact. Insociologist R. Williams described interpersonal collaboration with goal. John Whyte () in his excellent book ‘Interpreting Northern Ireland’ points out that "In recent years a number of authorities, none of whom are psychologist and most of whom, one may safely guess, have never heard of Tajfel, have talked about the Northern Ireland conflict as being fundamentally a clash of identities" (p.

97). The authors conducted two studies to examine the relationship between trust and intergroup behavioral tendencies—and the potential for intergroup contact to build trust in Northern Ireland.

Study 1 showed that outgroup trust mediates the impact of intergroup contact on behavioral tendencies toward the outgroup. Northern Ireland is characterised by extensive segregation between its predominantly Catholic and Protestant communities. With the aim of overcoming this segregation, the current study experimentally evaluated the effectiveness of electronic or E‐contact as a novel indirect contact and prejudice‐reduction strategy.

The book's final grouping of chapters applies these concepts to forgiveness, reparation, and reconciliation among different ethnopolitical groups in postconflict societies. Specific case studies include Arab-Israeli relations, religious communities in Northern Ireland, racial groups in South Africa, and political factions in post-Pinochet Chile.

Two studies used random sample surveys to test the “contact hypothesis” on intergroup attitudes of Catholics and Protestants in Northern Ireland. In Study 1, archival data from two different. As the world faces an array of increasingly pervasive and dangerous social conflicts--race riots, ethnic cleansing, the threat of terrorism, labor disputes, and violence against women, children, and the elderly, to name a few--the study of how groups relate has taken on a role of vital importance to our society.

In this thoroughly updated and expanded second edition, major. In the current study, youth were born after the height of the contemporary violence in Northern Ireland, known as the ‘Troubles.’ Therefore, this paper extends past work focused on conflict experiences during war by focusing on experience with current, on-going intergroup and intragroup conflict.

Integrated Education, Intergroup Relations, and Political Identities in Northern Ireland Bernadette C. Hayes, University of Aberdeen Ian McAllister, Australian National University Lizanne Dowds, University of Ulster Education is often seen as a means of achieving social change.

Underlying this view is contact theory. We conclude that as the numbers experiencing integrated schooling grows, these individuals have the potential to create a new common ground in Northern Ireland politics.

integrated education, social contact, intergroup relations, identity, Northern Ireland. In this compendium of major works on Intergroup Relations, Richard J. Crisp, a leading social psychologist, expertly introduces classic and current papers that have theoretically and empirically contributed to the study of intergroup relations - focusing on cognitive processes, motivations, ideology, emotion, biology, evolution and the improvement of intergroup relations.

Using a pooled sample of surveys conducted on the adult population in Northern Ireland between andwe address, for the first time, the question of whether or not experiencing a religiously integrated education has a significant effect on the political outlooks of Protestants and Catholics.

social contact, intergroup relations.Current Study. The Northern Ireland conflict serves as a useful context for introducing a new method of macrosystem measurement.

First, because Catholic-Protestant tensions currently manifest through segregation, political intransigence, and low-level violence (Shirlow, Taylor, Merrilees, Goeke-Morey, & Cummings, ), existing macro-level datasets on armed conflict .T1 - Integrated schools and intergroup relations in Northern Ireland: the importance of parents.

AU - Donnelly, Caitlin. AU - Furey, Andrea. AU - Hughes, Joanne. PY - /9/ Y1 - /9/ N2 - Background: Integrated schools were established in Northern Ireland in the early s.