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Abandoning historical conflict? : former political prisoners and reconciliation in Northern Ireland

Author: Peter Shirlow
Publisher: Manchester, UK ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
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Drawing on over 150 interviews with former IRA, INLA, UVF and UFF prisoners, this text analyses why Northern Ireland has seen a transition from war to peace.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Abandoning historical conflict?
Manchester, UK ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
(DLC) 2010497832
(OCoLC)430839389
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Shirlow
ISBN: 9781847793430 1847793436
OCLC Number: 741986139
Awards: Winner of Political Studies Association of Ireland Brian Farrell Book Prize 2010.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 195 pages)
Contents: Politically motivated prisoners in Northern Ireland --
Former prisoners in a global context --
Political views and understandings --
Imprisonment, ideological development and change --
Political and tactical change among former prisoners --
Conflict transformation and changing perceptions of the 'other' --
Former prisoners and societal reconstruction.
Responsibility: Peter Shirlow [and others].

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This is the definitive book on why those who 'fought the war' in Northern Ireland opted for peace. Drawing on over 150 interviews with former IRA and loyalist prisoners, this volume shows how the  Read more...

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