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The Curious Incident of the Guns in the Night Time

Iain Mclean and Tom Lubbock

in What's Wrong with the British Constitution?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546954
eISBN:
9780191720031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546954.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

The Government of Ireland Bill and the Ulster Protestant revolt 1912–14. Bonar Law, Dicey, the Unionist Party, and illegal activity. Curragh ‘mutiny’ 1914. Larne gunrunning 1914.


The Hoods: Crime and Punishment in Belfast

Heather Hamill

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691180687
eISBN:
9781400836734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180687.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

A distinctive feature of the conflict in Northern Ireland over the past forty years has been the way Catholic and Protestant paramilitaries have policed their own communities. This has mainly ... More


Cali: The Derailment of a Pioneering Participatory Project

Eduardo Moncada

in Cities, Business, and the Politics of Urban Violence In Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794176
eISBN:
9780804796903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794176.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter abstract: This chapter analyzes within-case variation in the institutional outcomes of the politics of urban violence in Cali. In the early 1990s a participatory political project developed ... More


Paramilitary loyalism: Identity and change

Richard Reed

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095306
eISBN:
9781781708682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095306.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Sixteen years have passed since the signing of the Good Friday Agreement closed a chapter on Northern Ireland’s tragic past. But not everyone has moved on as far as the architects of peace would have ... More


Loyalists

Heather Hamill

in The Hoods: Crime and Punishment in Belfast

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691180687
eISBN:
9781400836734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180687.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter turns to the Protestant community and examines paramilitary punishment attacks (PPAs) perpetrated by Loyalist paramilitaries. Although the violent methods used by Republican and Loyalist ... More


A Tragedy of Errors: The Government and Misgovernment of Northern Ireland

Kenneth Bloomfield

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310645
eISBN:
9781846312519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312519
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The decommissioning of the Provisional IRA in 2005 suggests that Northern Ireland may finally be ready to turn from the deadly paramilitary clashes of the twentieth century to the thorny problems of ... More


The Contemporary Era, 1978–2010

Jane M. Rausch

in Territorial Rule in Colombia and the Transformation of the Llanos Orientales

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044668
eISBN:
9780813046334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044668.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The demise of the National Front brought a renewal of competitive politics at the national level. Between 1978 and 2010, seven presidents were elected, each of whom had to deal with a massive upsurge ... More


From Boys Brigade Belts and Bibles to Bombs and Bullets (1972–75)

Gareth Mulvenna

in Tartan Gangs and Paramilitaries: The Loyalist Backlash

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383261
eISBN:
9781786944061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383261.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the dynamics of paramilitary loyalism and the involvement of the interviewees in operations including murder. The chapter demonstrates that the transition from Tartan gangs to ... More


Threat of Force

Stephen E. Gottlieb

in Unfit for Democracy: The Roberts Court and the Breakdown of American Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814732427
eISBN:
9780814732434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732427.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Armies and local police, as well as authorized and unauthorized private paramilitaries, are significant to any rebellion. Short of that, the threat of force, violence, and intimidation have been ... More


“Surrounded on All Sides by an Armed and Brutal Mob”: Newspapers, Politics, and Law in the Ogeechee Insurrection, 1868–1869

Jonathan M. Bryant

in After Slavery: Race, Labor, and Citizenship in the Reconstruction South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044774
eISBN:
9780813046440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044774.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Exaggerated rumors of a black insurrectionary movement afoot on rice plantations in lowcountry Georgia caused great alarm among whites, spurring quasi-military mobilization under the leadership of ... More


Geographies of violence: war reporting, 1990–2012

Lesley Wylie

in Colombia's Forgotten Frontier: A Literary Geography of the Putumayo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319747
eISBN:
9781781380932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319747.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the widespread view of geography as one of the principal causes of political violence in Colombia. It engages, in particular, with the trope of abandonment and the ... More


Formidable fieldwork: Experiences of a lesbian researcher in post-conflict Northern Ireland

Sandra M. McEvoy

in Experiences in Researching Conflict and Violence: Fieldwork Interrupted

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447337683
eISBN:
9781447337737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337683.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

The chapter examines the experiences of a lesbian researcher from the United States conducting fieldwork in post-conflict Northern Ireland. It outlines the author’s fears that her sexuality would ... More


Abroad: Loyalism in comparative context

Richard Reed

in Paramilitary loyalism: Identity and change

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095306
eISBN:
9781781708682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095306.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This final chapter draws on many of the themes developed in the previous sections in the context of a number of other international groups known for extremist behaviour and views. This work advances ... More


Toward an Adaptive International Humanitarian Law: New Norms for New Battlefields

William C. Banks

in New Battlefields/Old Laws: Critical Debates on Asymmetric Warfare

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152358
eISBN:
9780231526562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152358.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book presents key debates on the legal underpinnings and policy implications of asymmetric warfare for international humanitarian law (IHL) as it confronts new challenges, conflicts, actors, ... More


Colombia's paramilitary Triad

Julie Mazzei

in Death Squads or Self-Defense Forces?: How Paramilitary Groups Emerge and Challenge Democracy in Latin America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833063
eISBN:
9781469605524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898611_mazzei.8
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter shows that as Colombia's paramilitaries became more organized and centralized, their objectives were made increasingly clear to the Colombian people. Initially, the paramilitary groups ... More


Peasant Intellectuals in Chalatenango

Joaquín M. Chávez

in Poets and Prophets of the Resistance: Intellectuals and the Origins of El Salvador's Civil War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199315512
eISBN:
9780190661106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199315512.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The chapter examines the emergence of a cohort of peasant leaders in Chalatenango, a department in El Salvador, which led anti-oligarchic mobilizations of the 1970s and early 1980s. Peasant ... More


The Road after Geneva

Mohan K. Tikku

in After the Fall: Sri Lanka in Victory and War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199463503
eISBN:
9780199086771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463503.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy, International Relations and Politics

Like a pendulum, a good part of 2006 was spent swinging between Geneva and Oslo. When the two sides met after several postponements in Geneva, the government found itself in a spot. It was told that ... More


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