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The Resource Debating divorce : moral conflict in Ireland, Michele Dillon

Debating divorce : moral conflict in Ireland, Michele Dillon

Label
Debating divorce : moral conflict in Ireland
Title
Debating divorce
Title remainder
moral conflict in Ireland
Statement of responsibility
Michele Dillon
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1986 a national opinion poll indicated that over half of Irish voters favored an upcoming referendum to remove the constitutional ban on divorce. Yet, after nine weeks of vigorous debate during which forces on both sides of the issue presented their cases to the public, the amendment was defeated. In Debating Divorce, Michele Dillon uses the divorce referendum debate in Ireland as a base from which to explore the long-standing sociological preoccupation with how societies decide questions of values. Focusing on culture and moral conflict, she examines the stances adopted by the major player
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dillon, Michele
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Divorce
  • Divorce
  • Divorce
  • Public opinion
  • Divorce
  • Referendum
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • LAW
  • Divorce
  • Divorce
  • Divorce
  • Divorce
  • Public opinion
  • Referendum
  • Ireland
Label
Debating divorce : moral conflict in Ireland, Michele Dillon
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; Methodology; 2. Irish Cultural Themes; Historical and Cultural Themes in Pre-1922 Ireland; Economic Development; Independent Ireland; Ireland since the 1950s; 3. Arguing about Divorce; The Private-Public Dichotomy; The Social Good; Indissoluble Monogamy; Pro-divorce Economic Arguments; Arguments against Divorce; Easy Divorce; Economic Effects; Economic Interests and the Irish; Marriage as a Lifelong Institution; Issues of Emphasis and Tension among ADC Arguments; Divorce as a Civil Right
  • Northern Ireland4. Women and the Divorce Campaign; The Anti-Divorce Campaign; Do Women Want Divorce?; Gender Discrimination; Appeal to Women's Traditional Role; The Divorce Action Group; The Political Parties; Women Parliamentarians; Women Academics; Women Columnists; 5. The Catholic Church and the Referendum; Bishops; Theologians; Dissent within the Church; Secular Discourse; 6. Newspaper Editorial Opinion; Arguments Supportive of the Proposals; Irish Cultural Values; Arguments Challenging the Anti-Divorce Position; Evaluation of the Discourse; 7. Television's Framing of the Debate
  • The Challenge to the Anti-Divorce CaseThe Challenge to the Pro-Divorce Case; Evaluation of the Framing of the Debate; 8. Values in Tension; The Multifaceted Nature of the Discourse; Concrete Discourse about Lofty Issues; Toleration of Contradictory Discourse; Limited Power of Media Regarding Moral Discourse; Importance of Communicative Style; Tradition and Modernity; Appendix A. Marriage Breakdown in Ireland; Foreign Divorce; Legal Separation and/or Civil Annulment; Ecclesiastical Annulment; State Protection of Women in Marriage; State Protection in the Case of Marital Breakdown
  • Appendix B. Divorce and the Protestant ChurchesAppendix C. Interviewees; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn900344521
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (232 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813159119
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1372rfj
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344521
Label
Debating divorce : moral conflict in Ireland, Michele Dillon
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; Methodology; 2. Irish Cultural Themes; Historical and Cultural Themes in Pre-1922 Ireland; Economic Development; Independent Ireland; Ireland since the 1950s; 3. Arguing about Divorce; The Private-Public Dichotomy; The Social Good; Indissoluble Monogamy; Pro-divorce Economic Arguments; Arguments against Divorce; Easy Divorce; Economic Effects; Economic Interests and the Irish; Marriage as a Lifelong Institution; Issues of Emphasis and Tension among ADC Arguments; Divorce as a Civil Right
  • Northern Ireland4. Women and the Divorce Campaign; The Anti-Divorce Campaign; Do Women Want Divorce?; Gender Discrimination; Appeal to Women's Traditional Role; The Divorce Action Group; The Political Parties; Women Parliamentarians; Women Academics; Women Columnists; 5. The Catholic Church and the Referendum; Bishops; Theologians; Dissent within the Church; Secular Discourse; 6. Newspaper Editorial Opinion; Arguments Supportive of the Proposals; Irish Cultural Values; Arguments Challenging the Anti-Divorce Position; Evaluation of the Discourse; 7. Television's Framing of the Debate
  • The Challenge to the Anti-Divorce CaseThe Challenge to the Pro-Divorce Case; Evaluation of the Framing of the Debate; 8. Values in Tension; The Multifaceted Nature of the Discourse; Concrete Discourse about Lofty Issues; Toleration of Contradictory Discourse; Limited Power of Media Regarding Moral Discourse; Importance of Communicative Style; Tradition and Modernity; Appendix A. Marriage Breakdown in Ireland; Foreign Divorce; Legal Separation and/or Civil Annulment; Ecclesiastical Annulment; State Protection of Women in Marriage; State Protection in the Case of Marital Breakdown
  • Appendix B. Divorce and the Protestant ChurchesAppendix C. Interviewees; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn900344521
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (232 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813159119
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1372rfj
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344521

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