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Inside the UDA : Volunteers and Violence

Author: Colin Crawford
Publisher: London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An insight into the beliefs and political ideology of the UDA and the Ulster Freedom Fighters

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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Crawford, Colin, 1948-
Inside the UDA.
London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 2003
(OCoLC)607014662
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Crawford
ISBN: 0745321070 9780745321073 0745321062 9780745321066
OCLC Number: 52341444
Description: xix, 225 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / Marie Smyth --
Introduction to the Conflict in Northern Ireland --
800 Years of Troubled History --
The Roles of the IRA and of the UDA/UFF in the Conflict Since 1969 --
Researching the UDA --
The Probation Service, Long Kesh and Political Prisoners --
Specific Methodology --
The UDA/UFF: History, Organisation and Structure --
A Brief History of the UDA/UFF --
A Paramilitary Organisation? --
A Working-class Organisation? --
Strategy and Tactics: Selective Targeting versus Random Killing --
Infiltration by the Police and the Security Forces --
Collusion Between Elements of the British Security Forces and Members of the UDA/UFF --
From Paramilitaries to a Politicisation of the Conflict --
Phase One: Beginnings--the UDA's Chaotic Sectarian War of the 1970s --
Sam Duddy --
'Ken' --
'Billy' --
John White --
Phase Two: The 1980s UDA/UFF--from Infiltration to Reorganisation --
'Terry' --
'Jackie' --
Phase Three: The Mid-1980s UDA/UFF--Travelling Gunmen and the Selective Strategy --
'Gary' --
Michael Stone --
Phase Four: The 1990s--the Selective Strategy and Retaliatory Sectarian Murder --
'Tommy' --
Johnny Adair --
'Gordon' --
'Alan' --
Phase Five: The UDA/UFF 1993--the Shankill Bomb and the Greysteel Massacre --
Combatant A --
Combatant B --
Combatant C --
Combatant D.
Responsibility: Colin Crawford ; foreword by Marie Smyth.
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"Colin Crawford's book is certainly to be welcomed ... As a probation officer who works with former loyalist prisoners, Crawford was almost uniquely placed to produce an 'ethnography' on loyalism, in Read more...

 
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