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Northern Ireland, 1920–25

Brian Barton

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/9780198217527.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Ulster Unionist movement established itself as the most significant counter-revolutionary force in Irish political life. Its members were motivated by a desire to maintain the union and a yet ... More


Delivery, Delivery, Delivery, 1999–2010

Feargal Cochrane

in Northern Ireland: The Reluctant Peace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300178708
eISBN:
9780300194869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178708.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the functions of devolved government in Northern Ireland established in 1999. The devolution did not grant Northern Ireland any tax-raising powers, but it did transfer ... More


Governance and social policy in Northern Ireland (1999–2004): the devolution years and postscript

McLaughlin Eithne

in Social Policy Review 17

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346704
eISBN:
9781447303442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346704.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter provides a review of the devolution in the UK that began in Social Policy Review 16, with an examination of the brief period of devolution in Northern Ireland, sometime between 1999 and ... More


Innovations, flagship policies and distinctiveness

Derek Birrell

in The impact of devolution on social policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422255
eISBN:
9781447303862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422255.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter begins by discussing four different policy characteristics of the term ‘flagship’. The first of these four policy characteristics is innovative, as policies that had not previously ... More


The English Question

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/9780719053580.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

England's place in the union and the government of England, especially its territorial nature, lie at the heart of the English Question but the ramifications of devolution in Scotland, Wales and ... More


Ever looser union

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/9780719053580.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The central argument of this book is that devolved government was the culmination of processes that had evolved over many decades but devolution was never inevitable. The original different unions ... More


The use of quangos

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/9780719077579.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyses changes in public bodies or quangos in Northern Ireland under direct rule. It discusses the key distinction between quangos sponsored by Northern Ireland departments and those ... More


Dissenting Voices, 2010–12

Feargal Cochrane

in Northern Ireland: The Reluctant Peace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300178708
eISBN:
9780300194869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178708.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the problems that continue to exist in Northern Ireland. While a lot has changed in Northern Ireland since the height of the conflict, there are also some points of ... More


Northern Ireland in the Second World War: Politics, economic mobilisation and society, 1939–45

Philip Ollerenshaw

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719090509
eISBN:
9781781706206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090509.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book surveys the political, economic and social history of Northern Ireland in the Second World War. Since its creation in 1920, Northern Ireland has been a deeply divided society and the book ... More


Introduction: the repositioning of social housing and welfare provision

Kelly Bogue

in The Divisive State of Social Policy: The ‘Bedroom Tax’, Austerity and Housing Insecurity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447350538
eISBN:
9781447350545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350538.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter sets out the background and context to the UK’s implementation of austerity measures following the financial crash of 2007/08. It examines the principles underlying the enactment of the ... More


Women's political participation

Bronagh Hinds

in Everyday Life After the Irish Conflict: The Impact of Devolution and Cross-border Cooperation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719087288
eISBN:
9781781704561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087288.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the challenges facing women who want to participate in politics in Northern Ireland and touches upon the relationship between women inside and outside politics. Women constantly ... More


A Case-Study of Memoir-Writing and the Elusive Search for a Political Settlement: The 1974 Power-Sharing Executive and Sunningdale

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:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319426.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers the short-lived power-sharing devolved Executive in Northern Ireland (which was in office from January to May 1974), and the memoir-writing devoted to it. This has been written ... More


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