A Trojan Horse? Unionism, Trust and Truth-Telling in Northern Ireland

Patricia Lundy, M McGovern

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Abstract

This article examines the relationship between trust, testimony and truth recovery processes as part of post-conflict transition. It uses a case study of unionist attitudes toward a community-based truth telling project in Northern Ireland to demonstrate the impact an absence of trust can have unpon what the French philosopher Paul Ricoeur has described as the 'space of controversy' that emerges between the 'certification' and the 'accreditation' of testimony.
LanguageEnglish
Pages42-62
JournalInternational Journal of Transitional Justice
Volume2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2008

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Testimony
Truth-telling
Northern Ireland
Unionism
French philosopher
Paul Ricœur
Certification
Accreditation
Recovery
Unionists

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