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Northern Ireland: Conflict and Changeby Jonathan Tonge
Synopses & Reviews
This is an update of the popular and successful book offering a comprehensive and balanced examination of both the history of the 'Troubles'; the peace process and contemporary political situation. Features:
Jonathan Tonge is Professor of Politics and Director of the Centre for Irish Studies at the University of Salford.
Essential text for a 1 term/semester undergraduate course on Northern Ireland (usually a 2nd year option). Combines coverage of the historical context of the situation in Northern Ireland with a thorough examination of the contemporary political situation and the peace process. The book explores the issues behind the longevity of the conflict and provides a detailed analysis of the attempts to create a lasting peace in Northern Ireland.
About the Author
Jonathan Tonge is at the University of Salford.
Table of Contents
1: The divided island
2: An 'Orange State'? Northern Ireland 1921-68
3: From civil rights to insurrection
4: Unionist politics
5: Nationalist politics
6: The Northern Ireland Assembly
8: Religion and identity
9: The search for political agreement 1972-84
10: The Anglo-Irish Agreement
11: The creation of the peace process
12: The Good Friday Agreement
13: A New Politics of Northern Ireland?
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