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MacBride and the Campaign after the Publication of the Principles

in The Macbride Principles: Irish America Strikes Back

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312175
eISBN:
9781846315893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315893.003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes the campaign activities following the publication of the MacBride Principles. These include Sr Regina's distribution of a three-part plan of action to all the members of the ... More


MacBride and the British Government

in The Macbride Principles: Irish America Strikes Back

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312175
eISBN:
9781846315893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315893.004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that the Conservative government's campaign against the MacBride Principles, orchestrated by the Northern Ireland Department of Economic Development (DED), was flawed. From the ... More


The Macbride Principles: Irish America Strikes Back

Kevin McNamara

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312175
eISBN:
9781846315893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315893
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The MacBride Principles contained nine affirmative action proposals aimed at eliminating religious discrimination in the employment practices of United States corporations with subsidiaries in ... More


MacBride and the Irish Government

in The Macbride Principles: Irish America Strikes Back

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312175
eISBN:
9781846315893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315893.005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes how the publication of the MacBride Principles placed the Irish government in a difficult position. The Irish government did not wish to antagonise the UK. It did not want the ... More


The Origin of the MacBride Principles

in The Macbride Principles: Irish America Strikes Back

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312175
eISBN:
9781846315893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315893.002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter traces the origins of the MacBride Principles. According to Reverend Sean McManus, President of the Irish National Caucus, the MacBride Principles ‘were “conceived” in August 1979; ... More


MacBride and the British Labour Party

in The Macbride Principles: Irish America Strikes Back

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312175
eISBN:
9781846315893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315893.006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the Labour Party's views towards the MacBride Principles. The Party supported these in principle, and when challenged within the United Kingdom did so, but sought to emphasise ... More


MacBride, the SDLP and Sinn Féin

in The Macbride Principles: Irish America Strikes Back

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312175
eISBN:
9781846315893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315893.007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the Social Democratic and Labour Party's (SDLP) ambivalent attitude towards the MacBride Principles. It describes how Sinn Féin made the MacBride Principles one of the main ... More


Conclusion

in The Macbride Principles: Irish America Strikes Back

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312175
eISBN:
9781846315893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315893.008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the success of the MacBride campaign. The MacBride campaigners set for themselves the formidable task of confronting the UK and US establishments; challenging policies; and ... More


Introduction

in The Macbride Principles: Irish America Strikes Back

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312175
eISBN:
9781846315893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315893.001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory begins a discussion of the close ties between the US and UK, and Irish-Americans' search for a proactive policy to embarrass the British government and influence its policy in ... More


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