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Title: The development of European identity in Cyprus : investigating content and processes in a specific representational and historical context
Author: Ilia, Nikos
ISNI:       0000 0004 2741 8925
Awarding Body: Queen's University Belfast
Current Institution: Queen's University Belfast
Date of Award: 2012
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The present research informs the social psychological literature on the construction of social identities by supporting and extending the literature that argues for the importance of considering content, processes and context in the development of European identities. It involved conducting three empirical studies. It involved conducting three empirical studies. The first study comprised a media analysis of the Cypriot press. The data for the second and third studies were collected from different cities. Study 1 used content and thematic analyses to analyse three different Cypriot newspaper . The findings showed that the EU/Europe category was portrayed in different dimensions and both across and within each representational dimension there were both positive and negative images projected.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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