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Identity, Segregation and Peace-Building in Northern Ireland: A Social Psychological Perspective


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Shelley McKeown
    Pages 1-13
  3. Shelley McKeown
    Pages 14-23
  4. Shelley McKeown
    Pages 24-35
  5. Shelley McKeown
    Pages 36-52
  6. Shelley McKeown
    Pages 53-77
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 78-93

About this book


When conflict, competing identities, and segregation collide; Identity, Segregation and Peace-building in Northern Ireland explores the implications for peace-building in Northern Ireland, and across the globe.


Conflict Identity Peace-Building Education Northern Ireland conflict education identity Nation national identity Peace Segregation

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Leiden University CollegeNetherlands

About the authors

Shelley McKeown is an assistant professor of psychology at Leiden University College, The Hague. She previously held a lectureship at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. Her research interests lie within the area of understanding and improving intergroup relations. She has published a number of research articles focussed on group behaviour, intergroup contact, shared space and peace-making programmes in Northern Ireland.

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