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The New Northern Irish Politics? - Jonathan Tonge

The New Northern Irish Politics?

Hardcover Published: 29th October 2004
ISBN: 9780333948323
Number Of Pages: 282

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The repeated crises of devolved power sharing in the face of continued paramilitary activity and persistent sectarianism have hindered attempts to shape a new Northern Irish politics, based upon peace and consensus. In this important new book, Jonathan Tonge analyzes the underlying issues, explores the ways in which rivalries within and between unionism and nationalism perpetuate instability, and assesses the potential and limitations of consociational deals like the Good Friday Agreement in conflict resolution. Undergraduate courses on Northern Ireland Politics - core text; undergraduate and postgraduate courses on territorial politics, UK politics, devolved governance etc; all for students of politics and public policy

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'[T]his is a fine book; well written and methodoligically dexterous: it blends a sophisticated theoretical analysis with a thorough grasp of empirical realities.' - Aaron Edwards, Political Studies Review

The Conflict The Solution?
The Logic of the Good Friday Agreement
Unionism New and Old
The Diminishing Centre Ground: Whither the Third Tradition?
New 'Green' Politics: The Growing Electoral Dominance of Sinn Fein
The Big Tent at Stormont: The Northern Ireland Assembly Never the Sum of the Parts?
The Executive Cross Border and Confederal Dimensions
Civil Society and the Problem of Sectarianism
A New Policing Service?
The International Context
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ISBN: 9780333948323
ISBN-10: 0333948327
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 282
Published: 29th October 2004
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.3 x 14.3  x 2.18
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 1

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