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A Trojan Horse? Unionism, Trust and Truth-Telling in Northern Ireland

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Lundy, Patricia and McGovern, M (2008) A Trojan Horse? Unionism, Trust and Truth-Telling in Northern Ireland. International Journal of Transitional Justice, 2 . pp. 42-62. [Journal article]

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DOI: 10.1093/ijtj/ijm029

Abstract

This article examines the relationship between trust, testimony and truth recovery processes as part of post-conflict transition. It uses a case study of unionist attitudes toward a community-based truth telling project in Northern Ireland to demonstrate the impact an absence of trust can have unpon what the French philosopher Paul Ricoeur has described as the 'space of controversy' that emerges between the 'certification' and the 'accreditation' of testimony.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Sociology and Applied Social Studies
ID Code:2460
Deposited By:Professor Patricia Lundy
Deposited On:08 Dec 2009 08:13
Last Modified:16 Mar 2012 10:54

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