The history of crime in modern Ireland provides a history of contrasting stories. At times, the country has had a strong reputation for high levels of violence and disorder. This can be seen in outbreaks of agrarian unrest in the early 1800s and again in the 1880s, as well as in periods of profound...
To Be Published February 15th 2016 by Routledge
Culture and European Integration
Series: Studies in European Sociology
Collective identity, the emotionally powerful sense of belonging to a group, is a crucial source of popular legitimacy for nations. However efforts since the 1990s to politically support European integration by using identity mechanisms borrowed from nationalism have had very limited success....
Published June 13th 2013 by Routledge
This book explores the relationship between crime, law and popular culture in Europe from the sixteenth century onwards. How was crime understood and dealt with by ordinary people and to what degree did they resort to or reject the official law and criminal justice system as a means of dealing with...
Published May 1st 2008 by Willan