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Containing Nationalism

Michael Hechter

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247516
eISBN:
9780191599460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924751X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Nationalism has become a prevalent source of conflict and violence in the world. Scholarship has provided scant guidance about the prospect of containing its dark side. Departing from the usual ... More


State‐Building Nationalism

Michael Hechter

in Containing Nationalism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247516
eISBN:
9780191599460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924751X.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The rise of the modern state extended direct rule, in which central authorities assumed ever‐greater responsibility for governing all the territory within the state's boundaries. Although direct rule ... More


Introduction

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/9780719077579.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume, which is about direct rule governance in Ireland from 1972 to 2007. This volume identifies, describes and explains the key features of ... More


Lineages of Despotism and Development: British Colonialism and State Power

Matthew Lange

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470689
eISBN:
9780226470702
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470702.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Traditionally, social scientists have assumed that past imperialism hinders the future development prospects of colonized nations. Challenging this widespread belief, this book argues that countries ... More


Direct Rule and the Governance of Northern Ireland

Derek Birrell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077579
eISBN:
9781781701881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077579.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This is a comprehensive study of direct rule as the system of governance that operated in Northern Ireland for most of the period between 1972 and 2007. The major institutions of governance are ... More


The Developmental Legacies of British Colonialism: A State-Centered Framework for Analysis

Matthew Lange

in Lineages of Despotism and Development: British Colonialism and State Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470689
eISBN:
9780226470702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470702.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter explores the possibility of British colonial state legacies through empirical and theoretical discussions. It reviews the rise and fall of the British Empire and compares the two general ... More


The Civil Service: a continuing institution

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/9780719077579.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the impact of direct rule on the civil service in Northern Ireland. Direct rule left much of the Civil Service unchanged. The major structural innovation that accompanied direct ... More


Conclusion and Discussion

Matthew Lange

in Lineages of Despotism and Development: British Colonialism and State Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470689
eISBN:
9780226470702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470702.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study about the developmental legacies of British colonialism and the uneven development among former British colonies. It identifies three state ... More


Policy-making under direct rule

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/9780719077579.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents an overview of public policy-making in Northern Ireland under direct rule. It discusses the degree of convergence and divergence in policy and legislation with Great Britain and ... More


Conclusions

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/9780719077579.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides an overview of the achievements and failures of direct rule in Northern Ireland in relation to substantive policies, policy formulation, administrative delivery systems, public ... More


Introduction: British Colonialism and Developmental Legacies

Matthew Lange

in Lineages of Despotism and Development: British Colonialism and State Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470689
eISBN:
9780226470702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470702.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This introductory chapter discusses the contents of this volume, which is about the developmental legacies of British colonialism. It evaluates the long-term impact of British rule on several former ... More


Finance and public expenditure

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/9780719077579.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the financial arrangements and public expenditure in Northern Ireland under direct rule. The key aspects of the public expenditure process under direct rule were not subject to ... More


Ombudsmen, commissioners and complaints

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/9780719077579.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes the various ombudsman offices, commissioners, and commissions that were set up in Northern Ireland under direct rule. It examines their structures, powers, effectiveness and ... More


The constitutional framework

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/9780719077579.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter sets out the constitutional and legal framework under which direct rule was introduced and evolved in Northern Ireland. It explains the temporary context of the arrangements and the ... More


The Secretary of State and the Northern Ireland ministers

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/9780719077579.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the exercise of executive power under direct rule through the role of the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and the tier of Northern Ireland Office ministers. It explains ... 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


The role of local government

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/9780719077579.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes how the local government system in Northern Ireland functioned in relation to direct rule. It explains that the introduction of direct rule coincided with the reorganisation of ... More


Cross-border cooperation and British–Irish institutions

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/9780719077579.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter traces the development of the Anglo-Irish relationship and cross-border cooperation under direct rule. It describes the different levels of institutional cooperation including the ... More


Mauritius: Direct Rule and Development

Matthew Lange

in Lineages of Despotism and Development: British Colonialism and State Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470689
eISBN:
9780226470702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470702.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter analyzes the case of Mauritius, a former directly ruled British colony. It investigates the determinants of Mauritian development in order to identify the mechanisms that link direct ... More


The British dimension: union, devolution and direct rule

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:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312519.002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter traces the extent of British involvement in political structure and other intervention in the developmental stage of the Government of Ireland. It accounts the development of Ireland ... More


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