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Northern Ireland 1968–2008

The Politics of Entrenchment


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Cillian McGrattan
    Pages 1-6
  3. Cillian McGrattan
    Pages 7-33
  4. Cillian McGrattan
    Pages 34-57
  5. Cillian McGrattan
    Pages 58-88
  6. Cillian McGrattan
    Pages 89-120
  7. Cillian McGrattan
    Pages 121-155
  8. Cillian McGrattan
    Pages 156-180
  9. Cillian McGrattan
    Pages 181-188
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 189-230

About this book


A re-examination of the Northern Ireland conflict and the ongoing peace process, using previously unreleased archival material. The book looks at choices and omissions by the main political parties and the British and Irish states that lay behind the emergence and persistence of the 'Troubles.'


conflict Political Parties politics state

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Government of Ireland Post-Doctoral FellowUniversity CollegeDublinIreland

About the authors

CILLIAN McGRATTAN is Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Politics and International Relations, University College Dublin, funded by the Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences. He has published in Contemporary British History, Politics, British Politics among others

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