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Integrated schooling and religious tolerance in Northern Ireland

Hayes, Bernadette C; Dowds, Lizanne; McAllister, Ian


The design of educational institutions has long been seen as a key element in determining social divisions. This article examines the long-term impact of separate and integrated education on relations between the two religious communities (Catholics and Protestants) in Northern Ireland. Using a large-scale survey, the results suggest that in comparison to their previously separate counterparts, individuals who attended an integrated school are more likely to be understanding and respectful of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Contemporary Religion
DOI: 10.1080/13537903.2013.750837


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