Northern Ireland: The Politics of War and Peace

Hardcover | October 15, 2008

byPaul Dixon

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Clearly and accessibly written and based on original research, Paul Dixon's book provides a lively introduction to the nature and politics of the Northern Ireland conflict and of successive attempts to resolve it. The comprehensively revised second edition has been updated to take account of new information throughout and an entirely new chapter has been added on implementing the Good Friday Agreement.

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Clearly and accessibly written and based on original research, Paul Dixon's book provides a lively introduction to the nature and politics of the Northern Ireland conflict and of successive attempts to resolve it. The comprehensively revised second edition has been updated to take account of new information throughout and an entirely n...

PAUL DIXON is Senior Lecturer in Politics, University of Kingston.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.94 inPublished:October 15, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230507786

ISBN - 13:9780230507784

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Table of Contents

Introduction * The Approach and Argument * The Inevitability of Irish Unity? * The Civil Rights Movement * The Crisis of British Policy Over Northern Ireland 1968-73 * The First Peace Process 1972-74 * The Limits of British Policy 1974-81 * The Anglo-Irish Agreement * Endgame?: The Origins of the Second Peace Process 1988-94 * Bridging the Gap?: The Second Peace Process 1994-1998 * Implementing the Good Friday Agreement: Endgame or Stalemate? * Conclusion

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Praise for the first edition:
"Required reading for all courses on Irish politics."--Arthur Aughey, Parliamentary Affairs
"An excellent survey... that will be particularly useful to students studying the conflict."--Christopher Reeves, Political Studies
"Dixon writes well and offers a fair-minded treatment of a complex subject. This will be a popular book with undergraduates."--Jonathan Tonge, University of Salford