Here you will find a list of relevant publications on intergroup contact theory and social identity theory authored by Dr. Shelley McKeown Jones and colleagues.

McKeown, S. & Dixon, J. (2017). The ‘contact hypothesis’: Critical reflections and future directions. Social and Personality Psychology Compass.

McKeown, S. (2016). Integrated education in Northern Ireland: Education for peace? In: M. Seedat, S. Suffla & D.J. Christie (Eds.) Enlarging the Scope of Peace Psychology: African and World- Regional Contributions. Springer: US.

McKeown, S., Haji, R., Ferguson, N. (2016). Understanding Peace and Conflict Through Social Identity Theory: Contemporary and World-Wide Perspectives. Springer: US.

McKeown, S., & Christie, D. (2016). Social psychology and peace. In: O. Richmond, S. Pogodda & J. Ramovic, Dimensions of Peace: Disciplinary and Regional Approaches to Peace. Palgrave: London.

McKeown, S., Stringer, M., & Cairns, E. (2015). Classroom segregation: where do students sit and what does it mean for intergroup relations? British Educational Research Journal, 42, 40-55. Doi: 10.1002/berj.3200.

McKeown, S (2014). Perceptions of a superordinate identity in Northern Ireland. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 20, 505-515. doi: 10.1037/pac0000051

McKeown, S. (2013). Identity, segregation and peace-building in Northern Ireland: A social psychological perspective. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Doi: 10.1057/9781137323187

McKeown, S. (2013). Social Psychology and peacebuilding. In R. MacGinty (Ed.) Routledge Handbook of Peacebuilding. Routledge: NY. pp. 117-131.

McKeown, S., Cairns, E. & Stringer, M (2012). Is shared space really shared? Journal of shared space, Community relations council Northern Ireland, 12, 83-93.

McKeown, S., Cairns, E., Stringer, M. & Rae., G. (2012). Micro-ecological behaviour and intergroup contact. Journal of Social Psychology, 152, 340-358. doi:10.1080/00224545.2011.614647.

McKeown, S., & Cairns, E. (2012). Peace-programmes in Northern Ireland. Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research, 4, 69 – 75.

Orr, R., McKeown, S., Cairns, E., & Stringer, M. (2012). Examining non-racial segregation: a micro ecological approach. British Journal of Social Psychology, 51, 4, 717-723. doi: 10.1111/j.2044-8309.2011.02080.x