© 2011

Ulster Loyalism after the Good Friday Agreement

History, Identity and Change

  • James W. McAuley
  • Graham Spencer

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Andrew Mycock, James W. McAuley, Jonathan Tonge
    Pages 116-131
  3. Catherine McGlynn, James W. McAuley
    Pages 132-146
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 261-288

About this book


A timely assessment of loyalist history, identity and community in Northern Ireland today which provides a comprehensive picture of how loyalism has reacted to changes since the Good Friday Agreement. Challenging simplistic stereotypes of loyalism this book provides a complex multi-faceted explanation of the loyalist imagination.


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Editors and affiliations

  • James W. McAuley
    • 1
  • Graham Spencer
    • 2
  1. 1.University of HuddersfieldUK
  2. 2.University of PortsmouthUK

About the editors

KEVIN BEAN Lecturer in Irish politics at the Institute of Irish Studies, University of Liverpool, UK STEPHEN BLOOMER Freelance Researcher working in the community and voluntary sector in Northern Ireland KRIS BROWN RCUK Post Doctoral Fellow at the Transitional Justice Institute, University of Ulster, UK LEIGH-ANN COFFEY Doctoral Candidate at Queen's University, Canada AARON EDWARDS Senior Lecturer in Defence and International Affairs at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, UK LYNDSEY HARRIS Lecturer in Criminology and Security Studies at Birmingham City University, UK TOM HENNESSEY Reader in the Department of History and American studies, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK CHRIS HUDSON Unitarian Minister in All Souls Church, Belfast, UK ROGER MAC GINTY Reader at the School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, UK CATHERINE MCGLYNN Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Huddersfield, UK ANDY MYCOCK Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Huddersfield, UK PHILIP ORR is a writer, researcher and drama practitioner who lives in Carrickfergus, Co Antrim NEIL SOUTHERN graduated with First Class Hons from Queen's University Belfast with a BA in Politics. He completed his PhD on religion and politics with particular reference to the Democratic Unionist Party and has written widely on Northern Ireland JONATHAN TONGE Professor of Politics at the University of Liverpool, UK and Head of the School of Politics and Communication Studies

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