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Taking the Gun out of Politics: Conflict Transformation in Northern Ireland and Lebanon

Kirsten E. Schulze

in Northern Ireland and the Divided World: Post-Agreement Northern Ireland in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244348
eISBN:
9780191599866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244340.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Concerns the issue of what is to be done with paramilitaries and their weapons in post‐settlement scenarios. It argues that Lebanon has lessons in this matter that are relevant for Northern Ireland. ... More


Voters

Helena Waddy

in Oberammergau in the Nazi Era: The Fate of a Catholic Village in Hitler's Germany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195371277
eISBN:
9780199777341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371277.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter Two introduces Oberammergau’s increasingly complex political culture by describing the Corpus Christi procession in which youths carry banners, costumed girls display a Marian statue, and ... More


Crime In Ireland 1945–95:: Here Be Dragons

John D. Brewer, Bill Lockhart, and Paula Rodgers

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265702
eISBN:
9780191682940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265702.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book establishes Ireland's unique contribution to criminological research, addressing the effects on crime of its peculiar patterns of industrialisation and social change, as well as the effect ... More


The Jewish Soldier between Memory and Reality

Derek J. Penslar

in Jews and the Military: A History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691138879
eISBN:
9781400848577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691138879.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the Jews' historic self-image as a people that shuns what the Hebrew writer S.Y. Agnon called “the craft of Esau, the waging of war.” The notion of Jews as wards of divine and ... More


Crisis and Volunteering

MICHAEL WHEATLEY

in Nationalism and the Irish Party: Provincial Ireland 1910-1916

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273577
eISBN:
9780191706165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273577.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

When the Home Rule crisis finally broke it transformed local politics. ‘Parish pump’ rivalries and considerations became dwarfed by the pervasive, national issue of whether the Home Rule Bill would ... More


Military Commanders, Civilian Leaders, and Other Superiors, whether De Jure or De Facto

Guenael Mettraux

in The Law of Command Responsibility

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199559329
eISBN:
9780191705304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559329.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

This chapter deals with the scope of application ‘ratione personae’ of the doctrine of superior responsibility. In particular, it discusses and analyses the application of that doctrine to military ... More


‘We Must Go Forward!’

Gabriel Sheffer

in Moshe Sharett: Biography of a Political Moderate

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279945
eISBN:
9780191684326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279945.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The military struggle, in which the Yishuv was already deeply involved, evolved on three fronts: with the British military forces that had begun their withdrawal from the territory; with local ... More


Medellin: Reshaping Political Order and Criminal Coexistence

Eduardo Moncada

in Cities, Business, and the Politics of Urban Violence In Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794176
eISBN:
9780804796903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794176.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter abstract: This chapter provides a within-case analysis of contrasting outcomes in the politics of urban violence in Medellin. In the early 1990s disengaged relations between local government ... More


Paramilitary loyalism: Identity and change

Richard Reed

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095306
eISBN:
9781781708682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095306.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Sixteen years have passed since the signing of the Good Friday Agreement closed a chapter on Northern Ireland’s tragic past. But not everyone has moved on as far as the architects of peace would have ... More


Para-State: An Ethnography of Colombia's Death Squads

Aldo Civico

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288515
eISBN:
9780520963405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288515.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Since its independence in the nineteenth century, the South American state of Colombia has been shaped by decades of bloody political violence. In The Para-State, author Aldo Civico draws on ... More


Organization

Nancy J. Curtin

in The United Irishmen: Popular Politics in Ulster and Dublin, 1791–1798

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207368
eISBN:
9780191677632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207368.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The persistent and fundamental strategy adopted by the United Irishmen to later existing political arrangements in Ireland was applying the force of public opinion where it could be felt most ... More


Revolutionaries for the Right: Anticommunist Internationalism and Paramilitary Warfare in the Cold War

Kyle Burke

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640730
eISBN:
9781469640754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640730.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Freedom fighters. Guerrilla warriors. Soldiers of fortune. The many civil wars and rebellions against communist governments drew heavily from this cast of characters. Yet from Nicaragua to ... More


Death Squads or Self-Defense Forces?: How Paramilitary Groups Emerge and Challenge Democracy in Latin America

Julie Mazzei

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833063
eISBN:
9781469605524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898611_mazzei
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In an era when the global community is confronted with challenges posed by violent nonstate organizations—from FARC in Colombia to the Taliban in Afghanistan—our understanding of the nature and ... More


‘If tomorrow brings war’: A nation in uniform

Olga Kucherenko

in Little Soldiers: How Soviet Children Went to War, 1941-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199585557
eISBN:
9780191725043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585557.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

An analysis of educational techniques, including the material presented in the mass media and school curricula, shows that the regime vigorously promoted the idea of children participating in an ... More


Conclusion

Heather Hamill

in The Hoods: Crime and Punishment in Belfast

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691180687
eISBN:
9781400836734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180687.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This concluding chapter comments on the changing political scene in Northern Ireland and reflects on the effect that these changes will have on the roles and functions of the various Republican and ... More


Though the heavens fall: The Vigilante movement culture of 1856

PHILIP J. ETHINGTON

in The Public City: The Political Construction of Urban Life in San Francisco, 1850-1900

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230019
eISBN:
9780520927469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230019.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the movement culture created by the Vigilante Committee of 1856 in San Francisco, California. It explains that for ninety days the Vigilante Executive Committee was able to draw ... More


The Twenty-first Century

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/9780748641123.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The close association between violence and politics was especially apparent during the early part of the new century as implementation of key criteria of the Good Friday Agreement caused unrest. This ... 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


Civil War in Central Europe, 1918-1921: The Reconstruction of Poland

Jochen Böhler

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198794486
eISBN:
9780191836008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794486.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Great War had come to an end in Europe in November 1918, but Central Europe did not come to a rest. The demise of the German, Austrian, and Russian Empires had left a geographical void, a theatre ... More


India's Military Modernization: Challenges and Prospects

Rajesh Basrur, Ajaya Kumar Das, and Manjeet Singh Pardesi (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198092384
eISBN:
9780199082674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092384.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

India has emerged as a major power in world politics since the end of the Cold War. The pros and cons of India’s power potential have been debated at length in terms of its economic capacities, ... More


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