Commemoration as Conflict: Space, Memory and Identity in Peace Processes by S. McdowellCommemoration as Conflict: Space, Memory and Identity in Peace Processes by S. Mcdowell

Commemoration as Conflict: Space, Memory and Identity in Peace Processes

byS. Mcdowell, M. Braniff

Hardcover | August 29, 2014

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McDowell and Braniff explore the relationship between commemoration and conflict in societies which have engaged in peace processes, attempting to unpack the ways in which the practices of memory and commemoration influence efforts to bring armed conflict to an end and whether it can even reactivate conflict as political circumstances change.
Sara McDowell is a Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Ulster, UK. Her research focuses on the geography of memory and conflict in divided and transitional societies including Northern Ireland, South Africa, Israel/Palestine, Sri Lanka, the former Yugoslavia and the Basque Country. Her current research focuses on the dynam...
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Title:Commemoration as Conflict: Space, Memory and Identity in Peace ProcessesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:224 pagesPublished:August 29, 2014Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230273750

ISBN - 13:9780230273757

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Landscapes of Commemoration: The Relationship between Memory, Identity and Space 3. The Promise of Peace 4. A War by other Means? Commemorating Conflict in the New Northern Ireland 5. Contested Visions: Memory, Space and Identity in the Basque Country 6. Challenging the Boundaries of the Sri Lankan State: Memory-work and the Battle to Belong 7. An Intractable Conflict and an Irreconcilable past: Contesting the 'Other' through Commemoration in Israel/Palestine 8. Preserving the Past and Shielding the Future: Political Memories in the Former Yugoslav Countries 9. 'Till Jesus Comes Again': Consolidating Narratives of the Liberation Struggle in Post-apartheid South Africa Conclusion