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The Birmingham pub bombings, the Irish as a ‘suspect community’ and the memories of the O’Reilly family

Laura O’Reilly

in The Northern Ireland Troubles in Britain: Impacts, engagements, legacies and memories

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096310
eISBN:
9781526120809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096310.003.0021
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the immediate aftermath of the Birmingham Pub Bombings in 1974, the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) was introduced as British politicians struggled to deal with the increasing threat of the ... More


Traces of Terror: Counter-Terrorism Law, Policing, and Race

Victoria Sentas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199674633
eISBN:
9780191772870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674633.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Globally, terrorism laws and their policing have been charged with eroding civil liberties and discriminating against Muslim and minority communities. This book goes further. It explains how the ... More


Establishing state authority: Suspect communities and terroristization

Priya Dixit

in The state and 'terrorists' in Nepal and Northern Ireland: The social construction of state terrorism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091766
eISBN:
9781781708927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091766.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter reflects upon how states’ use of the language of terrorism works to authorize specific actions for the state and to establish a particular (counterterrorist) state identity. By ... More


Citizenship and security

Lee Jarvis and Michael Lister

in Anti-terrorism, citizenship and security

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091599
eISBN:
9781781708316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091599.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter explores contemporary debate around security and citizenship, situating our understanding of each within these. It argues that both are, fundamentally, experiences rooted in everyday ... More


Policing the Irish community in Britain

Nadine Finch

in The Northern Ireland Troubles in Britain: Impacts, engagements, legacies and memories

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096310
eISBN:
9781526120809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096310.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) Act 1974 and its successors was only part, albeit an important part, of the methodology used to control the Irish community. Very few terrorists ... More


Suspect stories: William Trevor’s portrayals of the Irish in London during the Troubles

Tony Murray

in The Northern Ireland Troubles in Britain: Impacts, engagements, legacies and memories

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096310
eISBN:
9781526120809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096310.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores how three short stories by William Trevor portray the way in which Irish people in London were affected by the Troubles. For a writer who had established a reputation for his ... More


Without an Inventory

Victoria Sentas

in Traces of Terror: Counter-Terrorism Law, Policing, and Race

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199674633
eISBN:
9780191772870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674633.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Counter-terrorism law and policing contribute understandings about the social relations of race neither readily categorised nor collectable in an inventory. They function to manage, reward, ... More


Understanding a Fraught Historical Relationship

Kevin Hearty

in Critical Engagement: Irish Republicanism, Memory Politics and Policing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940476
eISBN:
9781786944993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940476.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides an historic overview of policing and the rule of law in Northern Ireland and the violent antagonistic relationship Irish republicanism has traditionally had with it. It traces ... More


Everyday Policing and Legality

Santana Khanikar

in State, Violence, and Legitimacy in India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199485550
eISBN:
9780199092031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485550.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

How does a police force in the capital city of a democracy operate at an everyday level? Ethnographic fieldwork of policing practices inside police stations and outside in the policed territories and ... More


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