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Paramilitary imprisonment in Northern Ireland : resistance, management, and release

Author: Kieran McEvoy
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Series: Clarendon studies in criminology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book offers an analysis of paramilitary imprisonment in Northern Ireland, in particular the thirty-year struggle concerning the prisoners' assertion of their political status. Forms of prisoner  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kieran McEvoy
ISBN: 0198299079 9780198299073
OCLC Number: 47255231
Description: xv, 442 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Background and Definitions --
2. Coping, Resistance, and Political Imprisonment --
3. Escape: Resistance as Ridicule --
4. Hunger Strike and Dirty Protest: Resistance as Self-Sacrifice --
5. Resistance and Violence: Power, Intimidation, and Control of Space --
6. Resistance and the Law: Prisons and the Political Struggle --
7. Prison Management and Prison Staff --
8. Reactive Containment, 1969-1975 --
9. Criminalisation, 1976-1981 --
10. Managerialism, 1981-2000 --
11. Prisoner Release, the Peace Process, and the Political Character of the Conflict --
Epilogue: Political Prisons and the Construction of Memory --
App. I. A Selected Chronology of Prison Events, 1971-2000.
Series Title: Clarendon studies in criminology.
Responsibility: Kieran McEvoy.
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