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Ethnic and religious identity in modern Scotland

culture, politics, and football

by Joseph M. Bradley

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Published by Avebury in Aldershot, Brookfield, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland,
  • Scotland.
    • Subjects:
    • Ethnicity -- Scotland.,
    • Identification (Religion),
    • Soccer -- Scotland.,
    • Scotland -- Religious life and customs.,
    • Scotland -- Church history.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-221).

      StatementJoseph M. Bradley.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR783 .B72 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 221 p. :
      Number of Pages221
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL823863M
      ISBN 101859720056
      LC Control Number95079587


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: maps ; 23 cm: Contents: Identity: the Scottish dimension --Old themes: new approaches --Book structure Scotland, 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.

This article considers questions of religious and ethnic identity in contemporary Scotland and the continuing debate about the extent and significance of sectarianism. It does so primarily through a discussion of recent scholarly writing on the Catholic community and on Catholic-Protestant tensions, and it highlights issues such as education Cited by: 7.

The modern people of Scotland remain a mix of different religions and no religion. Christianity is the largest faith in Scotland. In the census, % of the Scottish population identified as Christian. The Protestant and Catholic divisions still remain in the States: 5, (Scottish)ᴮ, 3.

The statistics published today by the Registrar General for Scotland on the Scotland’s Census website provide further details from the Census in Scotland on Ethnicity, Identity, Language and Religion, from national to local level.

Key points National identity by sex by age. 62 per cent of the total population stated their identity was ‘Scottish only’. In contrast, African, Caribbean and Other White ethnic groups show similar patterns of identification across Scotland and England. • Being born in Scotland makes people feel Scottish: 94% of the Scotland-born choose Scottish as their Ethnic and religious identity in modern Scotland book identity alone or with other identities, but less than half of those born outside Scotland do so.

According to the UK census, the religious breakdown of England and Wales was as follows: Christian - 59% No religion - 25% Muslim - 5% Hindu - % Sikh, Jewish, Buddhist, all and religion Christianity is a predominately White religion, especially the Anglican church African forms of Christian spirituality.

A article in Ethinic and Racial Studies by Walls and Williams makes inferences about religious discrimination in employment from interview data. We question the validity of treating lay people as experts and present large-scale data from two recent surveys and the Census which suggest that sectarianism is more a social myth than a social reality.

"Scotland's national and cultural identity is defined by our sense of place, our sense of history and our sense of self. It is defined by what it means to be Scottish and to live in a modern Scotland in a modern world.

It is the tie that binds people together." _____. This statistic shows the distribution of non-white ethnic backgrounds in Scotland in 96 percent of the population identified as white. The next highest ethnic. Scotland - Scotland - People: For many centuries continual strife characterized relations between the Celtic Scots of the Highlands and the western islands and the Anglo-Saxons of the Lowlands.

Only since the 20th century has the mixture been widely seen as a basis for a rich unified Scottish culture; the people of Shetland and Orkney have tended to remain apart from both of these elements and.

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It was compiled to remedy a dearth of good books on the subject suitable for undergraduates. Introduction to collecting data on ethnic group, religion and national identity.

Collecting data on ethnic group, religion and national identity can be complex because of the subjective and multifaceted nature of the concepts. Membership to each of the concepts is something that is self-defined and subjectively meaningful to an individual.

The proportion of Scotland’s population who felt they had some Scottish identity either on its own or in combination with another identity was highest for people born in Scotland, at 94 per cent.

This proportion was 26 per cent for those born in England, 16 per cent for those born in Northern Ireland and 21 per cent for those born in Wales. The historical links of some clubs and the traditional ethnic and religious make-up of their supporters have led to them being held as symbols of religious, cultural and political beliefs.

Sadly, there has historically been many issues with sectarianism at football matches in Scotland with elements within clubs fanbases using songs, chants and. Ethnic conflict is one of the major threats to international peace and security.

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Christianity is the largest religion in the census, % of the Scottish population identified as Christian (declining from % in ) when asked: "What religion, religious denomination or body do you belong to?".The Church of Scotland, a Presbyterian denomination often known as The Kirk, is recognised in law as the national church of Scotland.

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38. Steve Bruce: Scotland's disgrace is not religious bigotry. It is the unthinking way in which sectarianism is assumed, without evidence. Building on Brown () and Field's () research into religious decline and secularisation in Scotland in the later decades of the 20 th-century, this article uses data from recurrent social surveys, nationally-representative of the Scottish adult population, to assess the nature and extent of religious change in the 21 examines recent trends in religious affiliation and.

The statistics published today by the Registrar General for Scotland on the Scotland’s Census website provide further details from the Census in Scotland on Ethnicity, Identity, Language and Religion, from national to local level. Key points. National identity by sex by age. 62 per cent of the total population stated their identity was ‘Scottish only’.

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Highland Clearances - ethnic cleansing or inevitable progress?Were the Highland Clearances ethnic cleansing or did the landlords really think it was done for the good of the locals. Still an emotional topic in the Highlands Highland Clearances, sometimes in Scotland's history just referred to as 'The Clearances', were a period of huge social upheaval [ ].

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