Mediating Diversity: Identity, Language, and Protest in Ireland, Scotland, and Wales
From: Managing Diversity
Activists involved in campaigns for minority-language television services in Ireland, Scotland, and Wales regarded the creation of such services as mechanisms whereby a number of key processes could be achieved.
Niamh Hourigan is a lecturer at the Department of Sociology, University College Cork. Her research focuses on the relationship between indigenous cultures and globalization. She is author of Escaping the Global Village: Media, Language and Protest (Lexington Books, 2003) and co-editor of Social Movements and Ireland (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2006) and, with Mike Cormack, of Minority Language Media: Concepts, Critiques and Case Studies (Clevedon: Multilingual Matters, 2007).