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The Labour Government and Northern Ireland, 1974–9

John McGarry and Brendan O'Leary

in The Northern Ireland Conflict: Consociational Engagements

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199266579
eISBN:
9780191601446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266573.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The chapter is highly critical of the Wilson cabinet's failure to defend Northern Ireland's first consociational experiment, the Sunningdale Agreement, although it concedes that this agreement may ... More


Hunger Strike and Dirty Protest: Resistance as Self-Sacrifice

Kieran McEvoy

in Paramilitary Imprisonment in Northern Ireland: Resistance, Management, and Release

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299073
eISBN:
9780191685590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299073.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the significance of the tactic of hunger strike for politically motivated prisoners during the most recent phase of conflict in Northern Ireland. It suggests that for prisoners ... More


A Brief History of the 1989 Movement

Dingxin Zhao

in The Power of Tiananmen: State-Society Relations and the 1989 Beijing Student Movement

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226982601
eISBN:
9780226982625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226982625.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Before analyzing how state-society relations contributed to the development of the 1989 Beijing Student Movement in China, it is important to know more precisely how the movement unfolded. This ... More


The Modern Woman as Race Mother

Ina Zweiniger‐Bargielowska

in Managing the Body: Beauty, Health, and Fitness in Britain 1880-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199280520
eISBN:
9780191594878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280520.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores discourses about women's bodies focusing on the themes of beauty, health, and fitness. A desire for beauty helps account for women's growing participation in physical culture, ... More


Prison, Politics and Violence: The 1980s

Andrew Sanders

in Inside the IRA: Dissident Republicans and the War for Legitimacy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641123
eISBN:
9780748652907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641123.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Irish republicanism during the 1980s is inextricably linked to the hunger strikes of 1981, the culmination of five years of protest inside Northern Irish prisons as a result of the 1976 normalisation ... More


Political Imprisonment and the Irish, 1912-1921

William Murphy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199569076
eISBN:
9780191747373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569076.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This book analyses the role of political imprisonment during a period in Irish history when prisons were at the heart of a series of contests, including the violent campaign for Irish independence. ... More


“Why Wouldn’t I Laugh, When I Win Either Way?”: The Hunger Strike

Padraic Kenney

in Dance in Chains: Imprisonment in the Modern World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199375745
eISBN:
9780190840075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199375745.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History, European Modern History

Through examination of five major hunger strikes in Poland, Ireland, Northern Ireland, and South Africa, this chapter considers the potential and the limits of this form of collective action. The ... More


Living in a Dying Situation: Preserving Life at Guantánamo

A. Naomi Paik

in Rightlessness: Testimony and Redress in U.S. Prison Camps since World War II

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626314
eISBN:
9781469628097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626314.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the prisoner practices of self-harm at Guantánamo, including suicide attempts and hunger strikes, as well as the efforts of the camp administration to forcibly keep the ... More


‘Unbearably Oldfashioned and Pointless’: The Era of the Troubles, 1968–2005

Paul Bew

in Ireland: The Politics of Enmity 1789-2006

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199561261
eISBN:
9780191701832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561261.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses the ‘Era of Troubles’ of Ireland from 1968 to 2005. The first section of this chapter examines politics after the Stormont regime from 1972 to 1974. The second section explores ... More


‘Illegals’ in the Law School of Athens: public presence, discourse, and migrants as threat

Giannis Gkolfinopoulos

in Security/Mobility: Politics of Movement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526107459
eISBN:
9781526124258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107459.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter looks at the hunger strike of migrants in the Law School building of the University of Athens in 2011. The focus lies on the media representations of the occupation of the building and ... More


‘What is Good Enough for the Suffragettes’: Ireland, 1912–14

William Murphy

in Political Imprisonment and the Irish, 1912-1921

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199569076
eISBN:
9780191747373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569076.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Between 1912 and 1914 suffragettes imprisoned in Ireland moved well beyond the patchy protest of nineteenth-century political prisoners. They upset the sedate atmosphere that prevailed in Irish ... More


‘Hunger-Strike Mania’: Ireland, June 1917–June 1918

William Murphy

in Political Imprisonment and the Irish, 1912-1921

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199569076
eISBN:
9780191747373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569076.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

During 1917 and 1918 protest in prisons became the most effective form of revolutionary activity in Ireland. The Sinn Féin revolutionary method was to attempt to render unsustainable British ... More


Angel in the Big House

Kathleen Frederickson

in The Ploy of Instinct: Victorian Sciences of Nature and Sexuality in Liberal Governance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262519
eISBN:
9780823266395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262519.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In a move that reflects instinct’s position in civilization more generally, the rational citizen was sometimes the binary counterpart to the instinctive woman and sometimes a figure endowed with his ... More


‘You Will Find They Will Climb Down’: August 1919–June 1920

William Murphy

in Political Imprisonment and the Irish, 1912-1921

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199569076
eISBN:
9780191747373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569076.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

During 1919 the Irish revolution moved into a more aggressive, violent phase known as the Irish War of Independence. This was accompanied by an intensification of conflict inside the prisons. This ... More


Ten Men Dead (May–October 1981)1

in Smashing H-Block: The Rise and Fall of the Popular Campaign against Criminalization, 1976–1982

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317439
eISBN:
9781846317194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317194.008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the death of ten prisoners at the Prison Maze from May to October 1981. These hunger strikers included Member of Parliament Bobby Sands who died on May 5, Thomas McElwee on ... More


Feeling for the Protest Faster: How the Self-Starving Body Influences Social Movements and Global Medical Ethics

Nayan B. Shah

in Science and Emotions after 1945: A Transatlantic Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226126340
eISBN:
9780226126517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226126517.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter addresses the (self) management of emotions among hunger strikers in the 20th century as well as the medical and psychiatric responses to the self-starving body. Covering hunger strikes ... More


‘The Tower of Hunger’: August–November 1920

William Murphy

in Political Imprisonment and the Irish, 1912-1921

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199569076
eISBN:
9780191747373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569076.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter explores the hunger strikes at Cork and Brixton prisons that resulted in the deaths of Terence MacSwiney, Joseph Murphy, and Michael Fitzgerald in October 1920. The chapter also examines ... More


Paramilitary Imprisonment in Northern Ireland: Resistance, Management, and Release

Kieran McEvoy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299073
eISBN:
9780191685590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299073.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book offers a unique analysis of paramilitary imprisonment in Northern Ireland. The central focus of the book is the struggle between inmates and the state concerning the prisoners' assertion of ... More


Hunger Strike (October-December 1980)

in Smashing H-Block: The Rise and Fall of the Popular Campaign against Criminalization, 1976–1982

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317439
eISBN:
9781846317194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317194.006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the hunger strike launched by prisoners at the Prison Maze in October–December 1980. It discusses the participation of the Irish Commission for Justice and Peace (ICJP) in the ... More


A Quiet and Uneventful End (October 1981–October 1982)

in Smashing H-Block: The Rise and Fall of the Popular Campaign against Criminalization, 1976–1982

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317439
eISBN:
9781846317194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317194.009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses events related to the anti-H-Block campaign from October 1981 to October 1982. It explains that the prisoners at Prison Maze decided to end their hunger strike on October 31, ... More


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