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Mediating Diversity: Identity, Language, and Protest in Ireland, Scotland, and Wales

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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

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).