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Author Bradley, Joseph M.

Title Ethnic and religious identity in modern Scotland : culture, politics, and football / Joseph M. Bradley
Published Aldershot ; Brookfield, USA : Avebury, [1995]


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 W'PONDS  306.609411 Bra/Ear  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 221 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents Identity: the Scottish dimension. Old themes: new approaches. Book structure -- 1. Scotland, 1560 and four centuries of transition. The anti-Catholic dimension. Britain, Ireland and other factors. Identities and ethnicity. Soccer as a symptom of cleavage: Spain. England. Northern Ireland -- 2. Soccer and society in Scotland. Celtic, Glasgow Rangers and the Scottish game. The cleavage manifest: attitudes and perceptions. Identities: the national football culture. Surveying football fans in Scotland: substantiating the perceptions -- 3. National and cultural identities: other indicators. Religious and political sensibilities. Religion. Identity and Scottish politics -- 4. Orangeism in Scotland. Church, class, geography and ideological references. Church and ideology today. Organisation and numbers. Surveying Orangemen. Political identity. Identity and hegemony. Football, ethnicity and other questions -- 5. Institutional Protestantism and anti-Catholicism
The Free Church of Scotland. Cultural and social perceptions. The Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland. Cultural and social perceptions. The Scottish Baptist Church. 'Other' Protestant Churches. The Church of Scotland. Surveying Church of Scotland attenders -- 6. Identity and Catholics: the immigrant community. The Scottish born Irish? Catholics and politics in Scotland: an historical perspective. Irish political consciousness: the immigrants today. Catholics, culture and British party politics. Catholics and the school factor: the background. Religion, school and politics: opposition. The political parties. Popular identities and attitudes -- 7. Identities. Sectarianism. Football and religious identity. Scottish anti-Catholic culture. The Irish Catholic identity. Religious, cultural and national relationships
Analysis Religion Sociology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-221)
Subject Catholic Church -- Relations -- Scotland -- Protestant churches
Catholic Church -- Scotland -- Relations -- Protestant churches.
Ethnicity -- Scotland.
Identification (Religion)
National characteristics, Scottish.
Protestant churches -- Relations -- Catholic Church -- Scotland.
Soccer -- Social aspects -- Scotland.
Soccer -- Scotland.
Scotland -- Church history.
Scotland -- Religion -- 20th century.
Scotland -- Religious life and customs.
LC no. 95079587
ISBN 1859720056