Meet the New Boss…Same as the Old Boss; Assessing Republican Attitudes Towards the Protestant, Unionist and Loyalist Communities in Northern Ireland

  • Gareth Mulvenna


Mulvenna seeks to examine if Catholic social and political attitudes towards Protestants, Unionists and Loyalists have changed throughout the course of the ‘Troubles’ and the ‘peace process’ eras. He posits the view that the debate has been reversed from two generations ago, and it is now Protestants who feel socially, economically and politically bereft in a society where republicanism is making significant cultural and political strides. As both communities talk of equality and inequality in a post-Brexit landscape, the chapter assesses the factors that have contributed to these discourses.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gareth Mulvenna
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  1. 1.Independent ResearcherBelfastUK

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