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'Remembering': Victims, Survivors and Commemoration
Details of Source Material on the Issue of Victims' Groups

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The following is a list (June 2009) of source material that relates to Victims' Groups:


An Crann / The Tree. (2000). Bear in Mind: Stories of the Troubles. Belfast: Lagan Press/An Crann.

Bloomfield, Kenneth. (1998). 'We Will Remember Them': Report of the Northern Ireland Victims Commissioner, Sir Kenneth Bloomfield KCB, (April 1998). Belfast: The Stationery Office Northern Ireland. ... [4198]

CAPITA, (2003). Evaluation of Health and Social Services for Victims of the Conflict. Belfast: DHSSPS, Northern Ireland.

Cairns, E., Mallet, J., Lewis., C. and Wilson, R. (2003). Who are Victims? Self-Assessed Victimhood and the Northern Irish Conflict. Belfast: NISRA.

Cap Gemini Ernst and Young. (2001). Summary of the Evaluation of the Memorial Fund.

Clio Evaluation Consortium. (2002). Evaluation of the Core Funding Programme for Victims' /Survivors' Groups. Belfast: Clio Evaluation Consortium.

Community Relations Council (CRC). (2006). Who Cares for the Carers – A study into issues affecting Carers of Victims of the Northern Ireland Conflict. Belfast: Community Relations Council:

Dawson, Graham. (2003). Mobilising Memories: Protestant and Unionist Victims Groups and the Politics of Victimhood in the Irish Peace Process, in, P. Gready (Ed.) Political Transition: Politics and Culture, pp.127-47. London: Pluto.

Dawson, Graham. (2004). ‘Ulster-British Identity and the Cultural Memory of Ethnic Cleansing on the Northern Ireland Border', in, Robert Phillips and Helen Brocklehurst (eds), History, Nationhood and the Question of Britain, pp356 – 71. Palgrave MacMillan.

Deloitte and Touche. (2001). Evaluation of services to Victims and Survivors of the troubles: summary Report. Belfast: Deloitte and Touche.

Dickson, B. (2003). Victims' Rights, in, B. Hamber and R. Wilson (Eds.), Recognition and Reckoning: The Way Ahead on Victims Issues, pp. 47-51). Belfast: Democratic Dialogue.

Dillenburger, K. (1992). Violent Bereavement: Widows in Northern Ireland. Avebury: Ashgate.

Dillenburger, K. (2006). The PAVE Project: An exploration of the effectiveness of services for people affected by the Troubles, First Interim Report. Belfast: Queens University Belfast.

Donnan, H. and Simpson, K. (2007). Silence and Violence among Northern Ireland Border Protestants Ethnos 72(1): 5-28.

EHSSB Trauma Advisory Panel. (2006). Dealing with the Past, Looking to the Future. Belfast: EHSSB.
Fermanagh Victims Programme. (2001). Towards Healing - A Self Help Directory. Enniskillen: Fermanagh District Partnership.

Hamber, B. (Ed.) (1998). Past Imperfect: Dealing with the Past in Northern Ireland and Societies in Transition.  INCORE: Londonderry.

Hamber, B., Kulle, D. and Wilson, R. (eds.) (2001). Future policies for the past. Democratic Dialogue: Belfast.

Hamber, B., and Wilson, R.. (2003). Symbolic Closure through Memory, Reparation and Revenge in Post-Conflict Societies, in, E. Cairns and M. Roe (Eds.), The Role of Memory in Ethnic Conflict, pp. 144-168. New York: Palgrave/Macmillan.

Hamber, B., and Wilson, R. (Eds.) (2003). Recognition and Reckoning: the Way Ahead on Victims Issues (Report 15). Belfast: Democratic Dialogue.

Hamilton, J., Thomson, K., and Smyth, M. (2002). Reviewing REAL Provision: An Evaluation of Provision and Support for People Affected by the Northern Ireland Troubles. Belfast: Northern Ireland Voluntary Trust.

House of Commons Northern Ireland Affairs Committee. (2005). Ways of Dealing with Northern Ireland’s Past – Victims and Survivors, Tenth Report. London.

Kelly, G. (2005). Storytelling Audit. An Audit of Personal Story, Narrative and Testimony Initiatives Related to the Conflict in and about Northern Ireland. Belfast: Healing Through Remembering.

Kelly, G., and Smyth, M. (1999). Report on a Survey of Voluntary Groups Serving the Needs of those Bereaved and Injured in the Troubles. Belfast: NIO.

Local Strategy Partnership. (Coll, S.) (2006). Casting Bread Upon the Water – A Cross-Partnership Study of the Needs of Victims and Survivors of ‘The Troubles’ living in the Fermanagh and West Tyrone Area. Enniskillen: South West Local StrategyPartnership Community Victims and SurvivorsInitiative.

Lundy, P., and McGovern, M. (2005). Community, 'Truth-telling' and Conflict Resolution: A Critical Evaluation of the Role of Community-based 'Truth-telling' Processes for Post-conflict Transition - A Case Study of the Ardoyne Commemoration Project. Belfast: Community Relations Council.

Mackin, M., Patterson, N., and Butcher, M. (2000). Developing Standards for Working with those Affected by the Troubles in Northern Ireland. Belfast: NIO, Victims Liaison Unit.

Manktelow, R. (2001). An Audit of the needs of People Affected by the Troubles and an Evaluation of the work of the Trauma Advisory Panel.  Derry: WHSSB.

Manktelow, R. (2002). A Study of Victim Needs in County Fermanagh - The Strategic Context and an Evaluation of the Fermanagh District Partnership Victims Programme. Enniskillen: Fermanagh District Partnership.

Morrissey, M., and Smyth, M. (1998). Mapping Troubles Related Deaths in Northern Ireland 1969-1998. Derry/Londonderry: INCORE;

Morrissey, M., and Smyth, M. (2002). Northern Ireland and the Good Friday Agreement: Victims, Grievance and Blame. London: Pluto.

Muldoon, O., Schmid, K.,  Downes, C., Kremer, J., and Trew, K. (2005). Legacy of the Troubles. Experience of the Troubles, Mental Health and Social Attitudes. Belfast: Queen’s University Belfast.

Newry and Mourne Local Health and Social Care Group. (2006). Responding to Trauma, Newry and Mourne. Omagh: Newry and Mourne Local Health and Social Care Group.

NIACRO and Victim Support. (1999). All Truth is Bitter: A Report of the Visit of Doctor Alex Boraine, Deputy Chairman of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission, to Northern Ireland. Belfast: NIACRO and Victim Support.

Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC). (2003). Human Rights and Victims of Violence. Belfast: NIHRC.

Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister (OFMDFM). (2001). Summary Report on Services to Victims and Survivors of the Troubles – Action Points. Available online at:

Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister (OFMDFM). (2006). The Victims and Survivors (Northern Ireland) Order. Belfast: Office for the Interim Commissioner for Victims and Survivors.

Office for the Interim Commissioner for Victims and Survivors. (2007). Support for Victims and Survivors: Addressing the Human Legacy. Belfast: Office for the Interim Commissioner for Victims and Survivors.

Peake, S. (2001). Working with Children and Young People Affected by The Troubles: A Support Groups Perspective. Childcare in Practice 7 (1).

Potter, M. (2004). In Their Own Words: A Research Report into the Victims Sector in Northern Ireland, (April 2004). Belfast: Training for Women Network.

Potter, M. (2006). Victims, Survivors and Forgiveness: Issues and Themes for Those Affected by Conflict in Northern Ireland and Beyond. Belfast: Training forWomen Network.

Save the Children. (2004).  A Needs Assessment of the Victim/Survivor Sector. Belfast: Northern IrelandMusic Therapy Trust.

Smyth, M., and Fay, M-T. (2000). Personal Accounts from Northern Ireland’s Troubles: Public Conflict, Private Loss. London: Pluto Press.

Smyth, M., Morrissey M., and Hamilton, J. (2001). Caring Through the Troubles: Health and Social Services in North and West Belfast. Belfast: NWBHSS.

Smyth, M. (2002). The role of Creativity in Healing and Recovering One’s Power after Victimisation, in, Sutton, J. (ed.) Music, Music Therapy and Trauma: International Perspectives. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Smyth, M. (2003). Putting the Past in its Place: Issues of Victimhood and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland’s Peace Process, in, Biggar, N. (Ed.) Burying the Past: Making Peace and Doing Justice After Civil Conflict (Expanded Edition), pp. 125-53. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press.

Social Services Inspectorate (1998). Living with the Trauma of the Troubles. DHSS.

South West LSP Community Victims and Survivors Initiative. (2006). Contributing to Wellbeing. Addressing the Human and Community Consequences of Civil Violence - Standards for Counselling, Listening Ear and Befriending Services. Fermanagh: South West LSP Community Victims and Survivors Initiative.

South West Local Strategy Partnership. (2006). Casting bread upon the water – A Cross-Partnership Study of the needs of victims and survivors of ‘The Troubles’ living in the Fermanagh and West Tyrone area. Enniskillen, Omagh and Strabane: FermanaghLocal Strategy Partnership, Omagh Local Strategy Partnership, Strabane Local Strategy Partnership and Sperrin Lakeland Health and Social Care Trust.

Spence, L. (2002). Unheard Voices: The Experience and Needs of the Children of Loyalist Political Ex-Prisoners. Belfast: Epic.

Templer, S., and Radford, K. (2007). Hearing the Voices: Sharing Perspectives in the Victims/Survivors Sector. Belfast: Community Relations Council.

Victims Liaison Unit (VLU). (2002). Equality Impact Assessment of the Core Funding Scheme 2002/2004 for Victims and Survivors Groups. Belfast: NIO.

Victims Unit, Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister. (2002). Reshape, Rebuild and Achieve: Delivering Practical Help and Services to the Victims of the Conflict in Northern Ireland. The Victims Unit: Belfast.

Victims Unit, Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister. (2003). Victims Unit Progress Report, 1 April 2002 to 31 March 2003; Reshape, Rebuild, Achieve. Belfast: OFMDFM.

Victims Unit, Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister. (2004). Our journey towards healing – Mind, body, spirit. Belfast: OFMDFM

Victims Unit, Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister. (2005). Services for Victims and Survivors: Consultation on Next Phase of Policy in Relation to Services for Victims and Survivors of the Troubles in Northern Ireland and on the Establishment of a Commissioner for Victims and Survivors. Belfast: OFMDFM.



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