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To understand the present troubles in Belfast, we need to go back to the dying days of the old ‘Orange State’

Kaufmann, Eric (2013) To understand the present troubles in Belfast, we need to go back to the dying days of the old ‘Orange State’. British Politics and Policy at LSE (01 Feb 2013). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The disturbances prompted by Belfast City Council’s decision to restrict their flying of the Union flag can seem bewildering to outsiders. However Eric Kaufmann argues that they make sense within the broader historical context, as the dismantling of a centuries old tradition has come to symbolise Protestant fears of a loss of power in what is rapidly becoming a Catholic majority country.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 03 May 2017 14:56
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2019 00:19
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/75260

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