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The United Kingdom Comes of Age: The British Electoral Reform “Revolution” Of the 1990S

David M. Farrell

in Mixed-Member Electoral Systems: The Best of Both Worlds?

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257683
eISBN:
9780191600241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925768X.003.0024
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In the field of electoral systems, Britain has long held out as a bastion of stability, as the country seen as least likely to undergo fundamental electoral reform, but this picture was rudely ... More


Northern Ireland: The Reluctant Peace

Feargal Cochrane

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300178708
eISBN:
9780300194869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178708.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book looks at Northern Ireland's “Troubles” from the late 1960s to the present day. It explains why, a decade and a half after the peace process ended in political agreement in 1998, sectarian ... More


Integrity issues and devolution

David Hine and Gillian Peele

in The regulation of standards in British public life: Doing the right thing?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097133
eISBN:
9781526109873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097133.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores the different arrangements for ethical regulation in the devolved governments of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Initially, these arrangements were provided for in the ... More


V6. Federal–Unitary Dimension

Matthew Flinders

in Democratic Drift: Majoritarian Modification and Democratic Anomie in the United Kingdom

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199271597
eISBN:
9780191709234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271597.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

The federal‐unitary dimension of politics altered significantly during 1997–2007. Devolution was, however, implemented within the contours of the Westminster Model and has also overlooked by far the ... More


Politics and Devolution in Northern Ireland, 1998–2007

Jonathan Bradbury

in Constitutional Policy & Territorial Politics in the UK Vol 1: Volume 1: Union and Devolution 1997-2007

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529205886
eISBN:
9781529214444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205886.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter analyses politics in Northern Ireland in the context, first, of the failed attempts to implement devolution that led to its suspension, then the St Andrews Agreement in 2006, elections ... More


V3. Executive–Legislative Relationships

Matthew Flinders

in Democratic Drift: Majoritarian Modification and Democratic Anomie in the United Kingdom

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199271597
eISBN:
9780191709234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271597.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

The relationship between the executive and legislature at the national level remains heavily weighted in favour of the government but a far more balanced relationship is observable at the ... More


Multi-Layered Constitutional Accountability and the Re-financing of Territorial Governance in the UK

Peter Leyland

in Accountability in the Contemporary Constitution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670024
eISBN:
9780191749414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670024.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explains how devolution has had a major impact on the role of the Westminster Parliament as an oversight body as well as transforming constitutional accountability at sub-national level ... More


The British dimension: direct rule to the UWC strike

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

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310645
eISBN:
9781846312519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312519.003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter traces the series of events in Ireland under the direct rule of the British that lead to the Ulster Worker's Council (UWC) strike. With the Direct Rule still in effect, the British ... More


George W. Bush, Barack Obama, and Post-Conflict Northern Ireland

Andrew Sanders

in The Long Peace Process: The United States of America and Northern Ireland, 1960-2008

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786940445
eISBN:
9781789623826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940445.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

After Clinton’s second term in office ended, President George W Bush moved the Special Envoy to Northern Ireland to the State Department, but his Envoys, led by Richard Haass and Mitchell Reiss, were ... More


Conclusion

Andrew Sanders

in The Long Peace Process: The United States of America and Northern Ireland, 1960-2008

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786940445
eISBN:
9781789623826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940445.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This final chapter draws together the complicated narrative of United States involvement in Northern Ireland. It seeks to explore patterns of intervention and non-intervention and draw out recurring ... More


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