The Politics of Trauma and Peace-Building: Lessons from Northern Ireland

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In marked contrast to literary, historical and cultural studies, there has been a limited engagement with the concepts and politics of trauma by political science and peacebuilding research. This book explores the debate on trauma and peacebuilding and presents the challenges for democratization that the politics of trauma present in transitional periods. It demonstrates how ideas about reconciliation are filtered through ideological lenses and become new ways of articulating communal and ethno-nationalist sentiments. ...

The Politics of Trauma and Peace-Building: Lessons from Northern Ireland 2015, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138775183

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