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Northern Ireland

Conflict and Change, 2nd Edition

By Jonathan Tonge


262 pages

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Essential text for a 1 term/semester undergraduate course on Northern Ireland (usually a 2nd year option). Combines coverage of the historical context of the situation in Northern Ireland with a thorough examination of the contemporary political situation and the peace process. The book explores the issues behind the longevity of the conflict and provides a detailed analysis of the attempts to create a lasting peace in Northern Ireland.

Table of Contents

1: The divided island

2: An 'Orange State'? Northern Ireland 1921-68

3: From civil rights to insurrection

4: Unionist politics

5: Nationalist politics

6: The Northern Ireland Assembly

7: Cross-borderism

8: Religion and identity

9: The search for political agreement 1972-84

10: The Anglo-Irish Agreement

11: The creation of the peace process

12: The Good Friday Agreement

13: A New Politics of Northern Ireland?

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