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BIFFOs, jackeens and Dagenham Yanks: county identity, "authenticity'' and the Irish diaspora (pre-print version)
(Taylor & Francis, 2013)
Despite being an everyday point of reference in Irish discourse, the extent to which the county serves as a locus of identification has been oddly overlooked in the Irish studies literature. In particular, the persistence ...
The problem of a subjective authenticity and the articulation of belonging among the Irish in England-a psychosocial approach (pre-print version)
(Taylor & Francis, 2015)
This paper presents the question of identity and authenticity as a problematic one, capable of investigation through a psychosocial lens. ‘Authenticity’, as explored by Erickson (1995) and Weigert (1988, 2009) may be ...
‘Plastic and proud’?: discourses of authenticity among the second-generation Irish in England
(University of Cambridge, 2009)
This paper argues that understandings of authenticity are crucial in the construction of a diasporic identity and explores how members of the Irish diaspora in England construct discourses of what it means to be ‘authentically’ ...