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Out of Sight, Out of Mind. The ‘Social Death’ of Institutionalized Women and Children and the ‘Social Amnesia’ of Irish Society in the Twentieth Century, Depicted in Forensic Evidence from the Children's Mass Grave at a former Mother and Baby Home in Tuam, Co. Galway.


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Title: Out of Sight, Out of Mind. The ‘Social Death’ of Institutionalized Women and Children and the ‘Social Amnesia’ of Irish Society in the Twentieth Century, Depicted in Forensic Evidence from the Children's Mass Grave at a former Mother and Baby Home in Tuam, Co. Galway.
Authors: Ahl Falkensjö, Cecilia
Issue Date: 26-Feb-2021
Degree: Student essay
Keywords: Dark heritage
social amnesia
social death
forensic archaeology
juvenile human remains
bioarchaeology
Irish state
Catholic Church
child abuse
human rights violation
Irish society
Irish media
Abstract: The twentieth century was a time of social and political changes. Victims of trauma, genocide, massacres and abuse in a largely Post-Colonial era would increasingly gain recognition and places of suffering, death and pain would become places of remembrance. Post English rule, the Republic of Ireland had many religious run institutions that, at the turn of the millennium, were under many investigations due to accusations of neglect and abuse towards its residents. One of these institutions under ... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/67886
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