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Thatcher, Reagan, and 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:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940445.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The election of Ronald Reagan in 1980 reinforced one of the most famous international alliances, often known as the “special relationship”, and this chapter explores the ways in which Reagan was ... More


“The Union Is Us”

Eileen Boris and Jennifer Klein

in Caring for America: Home Health Workers in the Shadow of the Welfare State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195329117
eISBN:
9780199949496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329117.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter looks at the ways that community organizing and political unionism together improved the lives of home care workers and won rights admit a renewed assault on the welfare state. President ... More


‘They used Americana, all painted and polished, to make the enormous impression they did’: selling the Reagan revolution through the 1984 Olympic Games1

Umberto Tulli

in Sport and diplomacy: Games within games

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526131058
eISBN:
9781526138873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131058.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The chapter aims at investigating the role of the Reagan administration in organizing the Games. Contrary to previous understanding, which tend to dismiss federal government involvment in the ... More


Engaging the Evil Empire: Washington, Moscow, and the Beginning of the End of the Cold War

Simon Miles

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751691
eISBN:
9781501751707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751691.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In a narrative-redefining approach, this book dramatically alters how we look at the beginning of the end of the Cold War. Tracking key events in US–Soviet relations across the years between 1980 and ... More


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