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9/11: a critical juncture?

Michael Mulqueen

in Re-evaluating Irish National Security Policy: Affordable Threats?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080272
eISBN:
9781781702734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080272.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines how the legislative frameworks within which the agencies work affect policy. It reports the influences on policy of organisational problems within the Garda Síochána and of the ... More


The threat to Ireland and the security response

Michael Mulqueen

in Re-evaluating Irish National Security Policy: Affordable Threats?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080272
eISBN:
9781781702734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080272.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explains Buzan's model of threat intensity to evaluate Irish security policy against threats that the frontline agencies have identified. It also evaluates a key aspect of the Crime and ... More


Analysing Irish national security policy

Michael Mulqueen

in Re-evaluating Irish National Security Policy: Affordable Threats?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080272
eISBN:
9781781702734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080272.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explains why an analysis of Irish national security policy after 9/11 is both timely and worthwhile. It also presents a brief summary of terminology that will crop up throughout the ... More


Mapping the network: strategic agendas and codes of conduct

Scott James

in Managing Europe from Home: The Changing Face of European Policy-making Under Blair and Ahern

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085123
eISBN:
9781781702635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085123.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter outlines the nature of the common strategic agenda around which strategic players have been recruited to the European Union (EU) network. It provides a historical overview of the ... More


Analysing the national EU policy process

Scott James

in Managing Europe from Home: The Changing Face of European Policy-making Under Blair and Ahern

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085123
eISBN:
9781781702635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085123.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In borrowing heavily from the institutionalist toolbox, many existing empirical studies of Europeanisation explain the incremental and path dependent nature of domestic adaptation as a consequence of ... More


Singing from the same hymn sheet? Evaluating adaptation strategy

Scott James

in Managing Europe from Home: The Changing Face of European Policy-making Under Blair and Ahern

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085123
eISBN:
9781781702635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085123.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter takes the analysis of change within national policy-making processes a stage further by addressing the question: how can we evaluate the impact of adaptation on the capacity of the UK ... More


Political and financial pressures on national security

Michael Mulqueen

in Re-evaluating Irish National Security Policy: Affordable Threats?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080272
eISBN:
9781781702734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080272.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the political pressure on the Garda Síochána. It also describes the financial pressure on the Defence Forces, and the Anglo-Irish considerations in Irish national security ... More


Decision-makers under pressure

Michael Mulqueen

in Re-evaluating Irish National Security Policy: Affordable Threats?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080272
eISBN:
9781781702734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080272.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter concentrates on the time frame between September 11 and October 3, 2001. It also addresses the responsibilities of and stakes for the agencies during this period. Allison and Zelikow ... More


Introducing the study

Scott James

in Managing Europe from Home: The Changing Face of European Policy-making Under Blair and Ahern

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085123
eISBN:
9781781702635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085123.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

As two of the longest-serving prime ministers in Europe, Tony Blair and Bertie Ahern had a profound impact on both the national and European stage. Their decade in power coincided with perhaps one of ... More


Conclusion

Scott James

in Managing Europe from Home: The Changing Face of European Policy-making Under Blair and Ahern

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085123
eISBN:
9781781702635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085123.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This concluding chapter reprises the key research findings from the study with reference to three key questions: How was the European Union (EU) national policy-making process adapted by Tony Blair ... More


Managing Europe from Home: The Changing Face of European Policy-making Under Blair and Ahern

Scott James

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085123
eISBN:
9781781702635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085123.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

As two of the longest-serving prime ministers in Europe, Tony Blair and Bertie Ahern were in power during one of the most tumultuous periods of European integration. This book offers an insight into ... More


Contingency planning

Michael Mulqueen

in Re-evaluating Irish National Security Policy: Affordable Threats?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080272
eISBN:
9781781702734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080272.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter draws conclusions about the research design including underpinning theory. It also deals with the empirical evidence and the issues that arise from it. Buzan's frame-work for threat ... More


Contentious alliance, OMOV and the management of democratic renewal

Lewis Minkin

in The Blair Supremacy: A study in the politics of Labour's party management

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719073793
eISBN:
9781781706770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073793.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Under John Smith’s leadership from 1992, the modernisers’ growing attraction to ending union affiliation became the background to fierce arguments over reducing union influence in candidate ... More


A ‘private place’? Changing meanings of the countryside in northern Italy

Jaro Stacul

in Alternative countrysides: Anthropological approaches to rural Western Europe today

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096846
eISBN:
9781526103925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096846.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Jaro Stacul investigates the consequences of an Italian party’s discourse about the countryside, and how it has dovetailed with local concerns. He discusses the rise of the Lega Nord (Northern ... More


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