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Truth Recovery in Northern Ireland: Critically Interpreting the Past

Kirk Simpson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078620
eISBN:
9781781703045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078620.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Northern Ireland has entered what is arguably the key phase in its troubled political history—truth recovery and dealing with the legacy of the past—yet the void in knowledge and the lack of academic ... More


Dangerous bodies: Historicising the gothic corporeal

Marie Mulvey-Roberts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719085413
eISBN:
9781526104045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085413.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The body is a potential marker of monstrosity, identifying those who do not fit into the body politic. Irregularity and the grotesque have been associated with Gothic architecture and are also ... More


Abortion and the ‘culture of life’

Ashbee Edward

in The Bush Administration, Sex and the Moral Agenda

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072765
eISBN:
9781781701294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072765.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the abortion policy of the administration of George W. Bush. Though Roe v. Wade remained intact during the Bush years, Planned Parenthood continued to be taxpayer funded and ... More


Introduction

Geoff Baker

in Reading and Politics in Early Modern England: The Mental World of a Seventeenth-century Catholic Gentleman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080241
eISBN:
9781781701799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080241.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume, which is about the activities and mental world of William Blundell, a seventeenth-century Catholic gentleman in Lancashire, England. The ... More


Women and the Basque conflict in the new millennium

Carrie Hamilton

in Women and ETA: The Gender Politics of Radical Basque Nationalism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075452
eISBN:
9781781700754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075452.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the changes and continuities in women's roles in Euskadi ta Askatasuna (ETA) and radical nationalism over the past twenty-five years, as well as contemporary representations of ... More


Introduction

David Bruce Macdonald

in Balkan Holocausts?: Serbian and Croatian Victim Centered Propaganda and the War in Yugoslavia

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064661
eISBN:
9781781700198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064661.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores the rather strange predicament Western observers encountered when trying to understand the collapse of Yugoslavia. It addresses two particular problems: the manipulation of victim ... More


Introduction

Kirk Simpson

in Truth Recovery in Northern Ireland: Critically Interpreting the Past

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078620
eISBN:
9781781703045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078620.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter notes that the central premise of the study is an attempt to move towards a greater historical understanding of the condition of ‘the forgotten’ citizens in Northern Ireland—the victims ... More


Voices silenced, voices rediscovered Victims of violence and the reclamation of language in transitional societies

Kirk Simpson

in Truth Recovery in Northern Ireland: Critically Interpreting the Past

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078620
eISBN:
9781781703045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078620.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Whilst many transitional governments have indicated that they are committed to victim-centered processes of truth recovery, it is important to make the crucial distinction between the institution of ... More


Containing the spectacle: disaster management

Charlotte Heath-Kelly

in Death and Security: Memory and Mortality at the Bombsite

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784993139
eISBN:
9781526120991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993139.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Interpreting security as the effacement of mortality enables us to dramatically broaden the scope of research to include non-anticipatory temporalities of security. In this chapter, present-tense ... More


Bringing reconciliation to Sierra Leone: the global reconciliation discourse and its local performance

Judith Renner

in Discourse, normative change and the quest for reconciliation in global politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719088025
eISBN:
9781781705872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088025.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 5 moves from the global to the local level and explores how the global constructions of reconciliation are brought to a local post-conflict situation and how they perform there. Focusing on ... More


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