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The Labour Government and Northern Ireland, 1974–9

John McGarry and Brendan O'Leary

in The Northern Ireland Conflict: Consociational Engagements

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199266579
eISBN:
9780191601446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266573.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The chapter is highly critical of the Wilson cabinet's failure to defend Northern Ireland's first consociational experiment, the Sunningdale Agreement, although it concedes that this agreement may ... More


Living in a Dying Situation: Preserving Life at Guantánamo

A. Naomi Paik

in Rightlessness: Testimony and Redress in U.S. Prison Camps since World War II

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626314
eISBN:
9781469628097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626314.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the prisoner practices of self-harm at Guantánamo, including suicide attempts and hunger strikes, as well as the efforts of the camp administration to forcibly keep the ... More


‘The Tower of Hunger’: August–November 1920

William Murphy

in Political Imprisonment and the Irish, 1912-1921

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199569076
eISBN:
9780191747373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569076.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter explores the hunger strikes at Cork and Brixton prisons that resulted in the deaths of Terence MacSwiney, Joseph Murphy, and Michael Fitzgerald in October 1920. The chapter also examines ... More


Angel in the Big House

Kathleen Frederickson

in The Ploy of Instinct: Victorian Sciences of Nature and Sexuality in Liberal Governance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262519
eISBN:
9780823266395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262519.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In a move that reflects instinct’s position in civilization more generally, the rational citizen was sometimes the binary counterpart to the instinctive woman and sometimes a figure endowed with his ... More


Margaret Thatcher, the IRA and the ‘oxygen of publicity’

Robert J. Savage

in The BBC's Irish troubles: Television, conflict and Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719087332
eISBN:
9781781708804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087332.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter looks at the very difficult relationship between Margaret Thatcher and the BBC from 1979 to the introduction of the broadcasting ban in 1988. It addresses how the assassination of Airey ... More


Conclusions: Bobby Sands’s bed and the ghosts of place

Laura McAtackney

in An Archaeology of the Troubles: The dark heritage of Long Kesh/Maze prison

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199673919
eISBN:
9780191804779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199673919.003.0009
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines one focal point of Long Kesh/Maze prison in Northern Ireland — the death bed of Bobby Sands in the H-Block prison hospital — to highlight issues of selection, survival, ... More


Struggles for the plant1

Mihai Varga

in Worker protests in post-communist Romania and Ukraine: Striking with tied hands

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091124
eISBN:
9781781707777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091124.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Workers and trade unions in Chapter 5 fight for the survival of plants and maintenance of jobs. In their case, employers attempted to close down plants (entirely or most of the plant) and sell assets ... More


Shades of Mississippi

Garrett Felber

in Those Who Know Don't Say: The Nation of Islam, the Black Freedom Movement, and the Carceral State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653822
eISBN:
9781469653846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653822.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

During the 1950s and 1960s, the Nation of Islam deployed a series of tactics to fight for rights for incarcerated people. They used litigation, as well as They used direct action tactics such as ... More


Electoral Participation and Republican Moderation

Matthew Whiting

in Sinn Féin and the IRA: From Revolution to Moderation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474420549
eISBN:
9781474445146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420549.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter traces how electoral participation contributed to the moderation of republicanism. It argues that liberal democratic elections simply do not allow for revolution. The decision by Irish ... More


Parallel politics: Lloyd George plus Midlands suffragettes

Jill Liddington

in Vanishing for the vote: Suffrage, citizenship and the battle for the census

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719087486
eISBN:
9781781707012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087486.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

During summer 1909, the confrontation sharpened between the government's welfare reform agenda and the demand for women's full citizenship. Key political figure was Lloyd George, promoting his ... More


Anne Devlin: Depicting a Gendered Journey: Men and Women on The Long March (1984)

Megan W. Minogue

in The Golden Thread: Irish Women Playwrights, Volume 1 (1716-1992)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781800859463
eISBN:
9781800852600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859463.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, Drama

In Anne Devlin’s 1984 television play The Long March, political and historical narratives frame the lives of two families – the Walshes and the Molloys – who live in predominantly republican areas of ... More


Learning to Hate: Socialization and Cultural Influences

Mia Bloom

John Horgan (ed.)

in Small Arms: Children and Terrorism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780801453885
eISBN:
9781501709425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453885.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

The chapter will play close attention to the specific mechanisms of how children are targeted through the construction of “cultures of martyrdom” in which participation in all levels of violence (and ... More


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