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Teens and Territory in 'Post-Conflict' Belfast: If Walls Could Talk

Madeleine Leonard

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719096242
eISBN:
9781526128508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096242.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book provides a timely and necessary response to the neglect of the perceptions and experiences of young people growing up in ‘post conflict’ societies using Belfast as a case study. Despite a ... More


Rescaling the state: Devolution and the geographies of economic governance

Mark Goodwin, Martin Jones, and Jones f

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719076374
eISBN:
9781781706060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076374.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Rescaling the State provides a theoretically-informed and empirically-rich account of the processes of devolution undertaken in the UK since 1997, focusing in particular on the devolution of economic ... More


Hong Kong and British culture: postwar contexts

Mark Hampton

in Hong Kong and British Culture, 1945-97

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099236
eISBN:
9781526104373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099236.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter provides the context in which Britain’s post-war cultural engagement with Hong Kong occurred. At the end of World War II, the Colonial Government resumed control over a now depopulated ... More


Borders, territory and space

Katy Hayward

in Irish Nationalism and European Integration: The Official Redefinition of the Island of Ireland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072789
eISBN:
9781781702369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072789.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter discusses the meaning and significance given to ‘borders’ by official Irish discourse when defining Irish ‘territory’ and European ‘space’. The model of national territory is of a ... More


Legal and environmental barriers to resettlement

Laura Jeffery

in Chagos Islanders in Mauritius and the UK: Forced Displacement and Onward Migration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084300
eISBN:
9781781702451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084300.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Throughout their decades in exile, Chagossian groups have focused on their campaigns for compensation and the right to return to Chagos, while other interest groups have worked against the ... More


The geography of hospital contributory schemes: membership, reciprocity and integration

Martin Gorsky, John Mohan, and Tim Willis

in Mutualism and Health Care: Hospital Contributory Schemes in Twentieth-century Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065781
eISBN:
9781781701423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065781.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter considers geographical variations in the membership of hospital contributory schemes in Great Britain and the associated issue of variations in the resources generated by the schemes. It ... More


Encouraging conformity, not emphasising differences: Northern Ireland

James Mitchell

in Devolution in the UK

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719053580
eISBN:
9781781702130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719053580.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Leaving aside the absence of devolved institutions across the state, it is difficult to justify the notion that devolution in Northern Ireland was a form of federalism. Fundamentally, devolved ... More


The English Question

James Mitchell

in Devolution in the UK

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719053580
eISBN:
9781781702130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719053580.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

England's place in the union and the government of England, especially its territorial nature, lie at the heart of the English Question but the ramifications of devolution in Scotland, Wales and ... More


Comparing France and the United Kingdom

Alistair Cole

in Beyond Devolution and Decentralisation: Building Regional Capacity in Wales and Brittany

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070921
eISBN:
9781781701362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070921.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

There are important differences between France and the United Kingdom, in terms of both their inherent characteristics and their overarching state environments. While in France the regional layer ... More


Conclusion

Katy Hayward

in Irish Nationalism and European Integration: The Official Redefinition of the Island of Ireland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072789
eISBN:
9781781702369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072789.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The case of Ireland epitomises the enduring power and potential of official nationalism even in a context of immense upheaval. The contradictory nature of nationalism is made manifest in the ... More


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