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Unsung Heroes? The Role of Peace and Conflict Resolution Organizations in the Northern Ireland Conflict

Feargal Cochrane

in Northern Ireland and the Divided World: Post-Agreement Northern Ireland in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244348
eISBN:
9780191599866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244340.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Addresses the integrationist complaint that academics focus too much on political elites and not enough on civil society. Cochrane gives a comprehensive analysis of the role that peace and conflict ... More


Taking the Gun out of Politics: Conflict Transformation in Northern Ireland and Lebanon

Kirsten E. Schulze

in Northern Ireland and the Divided World: Post-Agreement Northern Ireland in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244348
eISBN:
9780191599866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244340.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Concerns the issue of what is to be done with paramilitaries and their weapons in post‐settlement scenarios. It argues that Lebanon has lessons in this matter that are relevant for Northern Ireland. ... More


: Pressure Groups and Parties: A ‘Haze of Common Knowledge’ or the Empirical Advance of the Discipline?

Jeremy Richardson

in The British Study of Politics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262948
eISBN:
9780191734762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262948.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The central paradox in reviewing the contribution of British political scientists to the understanding of these intermediary institutions is that both the number of scholars and the output have been ... More


From Amateur-Activist to Electoral-Professional Party

James Mitchell, Lynn Bennie, and Rob Johns

in The Scottish National Party: Transition to Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580002
eISBN:
9780191731099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580002.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter charts the organizational changes in the SNP after devolution, drawing on the wider literature on political parties. Reforms introduced by John Swinney, as party leader, are outlined and ... More


The Conservative Party and the extreme right 1945–75

Mark Pitchford

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083631
eISBN:
9781781702864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083631.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book reveals the Conservative Party's relationship with the extreme right between 1945 and 1975. It shows how the Party, realising that its well-documented pre-Second World War connections with ... More


The Conservatives since 1945: The Drivers of Party Change

Tim Bale

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199234370
eISBN:
9780191746093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234370.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

What do we really mean when we say a political party has changed? And exactly what is it that drives that change? Political scientists working in the comparative tradition have come up with a general ... More


Conclusion

Tim Bale

in The Conservatives since 1945: The Drivers of Party Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199234370
eISBN:
9780191746093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234370.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Having tracked and explained change in detail, the book finishes with a chapter that switches from streetview to satellite and then finally to map. It begins by summarising the extent of change in ... More


Irish-America in the 1980s

Andrew Sanders

in Inside the IRA: Dissident Republicans and the War for Legitimacy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641123
eISBN:
9780748652907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641123.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

As violence in Northern Ireland peaked in 1972, so did interest in the conflict from the United States of America. As Irish republicanism turned towards politics, the dominance of the Provisional ... More


Active Citizenship for Europe and International Understanding

Derek Heater

in Active Citizenship: What Could it Achieve and How?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638666
eISBN:
9780748671939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638666.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter considers the role of active citizenship in Europe and other parts of the world. It acknowledges the predisposition to regard the city or nation state as the primary sphere of citizen's ... More


Wainwright’s faith

Matt Cole

in Richard Wainwright, the Liberals and Liberal Democrats: Unfinished Business

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082535
eISBN:
9781781702024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082535.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter discusses the religious belief of Richard Wainwright. It explains that Wainwright was raised as a Christian and his faith was a more significant element in his life, his politics and the ... More


The Party in the country

Matt Cole

in Richard Wainwright, the Liberals and Liberal Democrats: Unfinished Business

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082535
eISBN:
9781781702024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082535.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the history of the Liberal Party during the time of Richard Wainwright. It explains that Wainwright was first elected on to the Liberal Party Executive in 1953, and held several ... More


Thatcher and Major

J. A. Chandler

in Explaining Local Government: Local Government in Britain since 1800

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067068
eISBN:
9781781701355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067068.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

During the administrations of Margaret Thatcher and John Major, there was a decline in trust between local and central government. New Right theory is not necessarily inimical to local as opposed to ... More


Introduction

Terry Macintyre

in Anglo-German Relations During the Labour Governments 1964-70: NATO Strategy, Detente and European Integration

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076008
eISBN:
9781781701485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076008.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter argues that central to Britain's strategy towards Europe developed by the Labour governments between 1964 and 1970 was a close relationship with Germany. The discussion in this book ... More


The Liberal Democrats: ideology and organisation

Evans Elizabeth

in Women and the Liberal Democrats: Representing Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083471
eISBN:
9781781702277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083471.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

To understand the Liberal Democrats' response to women's descriptive representation, one must also understand the ideology and organisation of the party. Analysis of these institutional factors will ... More


Conclusions: representing women?

Evans Elizabeth

in Women and the Liberal Democrats: Representing Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083471
eISBN:
9781781702277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083471.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Despite the equal opportunity rhetoric, the Liberal Democrats party is an institution embedded in a masculine ethos and ideology. This is illustrated by the dominance of one sex in key roles ... More


Labour, civic associations and the new democracy

David Thackeray

in Conservatism for the democratic age: Conservative cultures and the challenge of mass politics in early twentieth century England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719087615
eISBN:
9781781705858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087615.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

In the existing historical literature produced on the progress of Unionist politics during the First World War much attention has focused on the party’s efforts to develop an appeal to ‘patriotic ... More


New Labour triumphs

Rhiannon Vickers

in The Labour Party and the World: - Volume 2 Labour's Foreign Policy since 1951

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067464
eISBN:
9781781703243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067464.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter deals with the foreign policy of the Labour Party under the governments of Prime Minister Tony Blair. It comments on Robin Cook's mission statement concerning an ethical dimension to ... More


Democratic socialism and sectarianism, 1924–45

Aaron Edwards

in A History of the Northern Ireland Labour Party: Democratic Socialism and Sectarianism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078743
eISBN:
9781781702390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078743.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Unionism remained deeply divided over issues of social service expenditure and the adoption of welfare legislation emanating from Westminster. It recognised the danger of the labour interests ... More


Baldwin’s party?

David Thackeray

in Conservatism for the democratic age: Conservative cultures and the challenge of mass politics in early twentieth century England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719087615
eISBN:
9781781705858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087615.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Stanley Baldwin’s leadership is generally portrayed as being integral to the Conservative party’s success between the wars, unifying the disparate factions within the party, and creating a ... More


‘What dire effects from civil discord flow’:1 party management and legitimacy breakdown in the Labour Party

Eric Shaw

in Labour united and divided from the 1830s to the present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526126320
eISBN:
9781526138798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126320.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

All large parties face the question of how to strike a balance between diversity and tolerance on the one hand and unity and firm leadership on the other. Striking this balance is the task of party ... More


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