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Necker and Aristocratic Constitutionalism: The British Connection*

Nigel Aston

in The Crisis of the Absolute Monarchy: France from Old Regime to Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265383
eISBN:
9780191760433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265383.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Jacques Necker progressively advocated political values for the French monarchy that were broadly in line with those operative within a British constitutional nexus. He came to see the value of a ... More


Politics since 1960

Graham Walker

in Ulster Since 1600: Politics, Economy, and Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199583119
eISBN:
9780191744822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583119.003.0021
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The lack of consensus on the legitimacy of the state in Northern Ireland, combined with the neglect of grievances by both the Westminster and Stormont governments, led to widespread disorder during ... More


Reconciliation, rights, and protests, 1963–8

J. H. Whyte

in A New History of Ireland Volume VII: Ireland 1921-84

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217527
eISBN:
9780191678240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217527.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Relations between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland were distant in the early years of the period covered in the book. On becoming taoiseach in 1959, Seán Lemass had tried to improve ... More


Encouraging conformity, not emphasising differences: Northern Ireland

James Mitchell

in Devolution in the UK

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719053580
eISBN:
9781781702130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719053580.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Leaving aside the absence of devolved institutions across the state, it is difficult to justify the notion that devolution in Northern Ireland was a form of federalism. Fundamentally, devolved ... More


In search of legitimacy: Northern Ireland since 1972

James Mitchell

in Devolution in the UK

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719053580
eISBN:
9781781702130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719053580.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Devolution in Northern Ireland differs markedly from that which operates in Scotland and Wales. But devolution was never seen as an end in itself but as part of a complex constitutional structure. If ... More


You can't eat a flag

P. J. McLoughlin

in John Hume and the Revision of Irish Nationalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079566
eISBN:
9781781702468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079566.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

John Hume was actively discouraged from any interest in politics under his father's influence. He was becoming politicised by various developments in Northern Ireland. His belief in the potential of ... More


Dublin is just a Sunningdale away

P. J. McLoughlin

in John Hume and the Revision of Irish Nationalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079566
eISBN:
9781781702468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079566.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The political climate in Northern Ireland following Stormont's suspension led to a further greening of the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP). The relative quiescence of the unionist community ... More


Northern Ireland business in the Westminster Parliament

Derek Birrell

in Direct Rule and the Governance of Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077579
eISBN:
9781781701881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077579.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the impact of direct rule on the parliamentary procedures at Westminster. It suggests that one of the main features of direct rule was the transfer of the functions of the ... More


Individual Incidents and Cases that Impacted on the Policing Board

Desmond Rea and Robin Masefield

in Policing in Northern Ireland: Delivering the New Beginning?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381502
eISBN:
9781781382172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381502.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter vividly brings out the extraordinary range of incidents and cases with which the Policing Board (and the PSNI) had to deal in the period under review - several were of such magnitude ... More


Memoir-Writing and Moderation? Ulster Unionists Face the Troubles

Stephen Hopkins

in The Politics of Memoir and the Northern Ireland Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319426
eISBN:
9781781381076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319426.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter concentrates upon the memoir-writing by members of the Ulster Unionist party, who perceived themselves as moderate, mainstream ‘constitutional’ politicians. During the violent conflict ... More


High politics, intelligence and the introduction of internment

Martin J. McCleery

in Operation Demetrius and its aftermath: A new history of the use of internment without trial in Northern Ireland 1971-75

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096303
eISBN:
9781781708668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096303.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter reassesses the intelligence situation in regard to internment. The roles and attitudes of the British and Stormont governments are clarified. This research throws a new light on the ... More


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