Violence, politics and textual interventions in Northern Ireland
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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPeter Mahon
LC ClassificationsPR8891.N67 M34 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 259 p. :
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24408807M
ISBN 109780230576438
LC Control Number2009043949

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'Peter Mahon's book is both timely and original, with a good sense of the vital significance of literature in Irish history. It is a trenchant scholarly intervention but will also interest a wide range of readers in both Ireland and Britain. I expect the book to become a model of the analysis of the cultural effects of political violence.'. Violence, Politics and Textual Interventions in Northern Ireland. Basingstoke, UK; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. Cover copy: "'The Troubles' is the name usually given to the period of political and violent unrest that gripped Northern Ireland from to Drawing on the literary-anthropological work of René Girard and the psychoanalytical work of Jacques. Political violence in Northern Ireland began in the late s and has been part of life there and to a lesser extent in the Republic of Ireland and Great Britain for nearly three decades. The crisis has perplexed politicians, strained democratic institutions, and has placed British policies under the microscope of international scrutiny. The volume of up-to-date essays places recent. Cultures of Violence Visual Arts and Political Violence 1st Edition. Ruth Kinna, Gillian Whiteley Ap Investigating art practitioners’ responses to violence, this book considers how artists have used art practices to rethink concepts of violence and non-violence.

The conflict was primarily political and nationalistic, fuelled by historical events. It also had an ethnic or sectarian dimension, but despite the use of the terms "Protestant" and "Catholic" to refer to the two sides, it was not a religious conflict. A key issue was the constitutional status of Northern Ireland. Unionists, who were mostly Ulster Protestants, wanted Northern Ireland to remain.   The Nobel Peace Prize winner and prominent Northern Ireland politician John Hume has died aged He died in a Londonderry nursing home following a .   One of my fascinations with Northern Ireland in the s and 80s is how it became a place where different rules applied, where reality itself seemed up for grabs.   Police have ordered the removal of a banner hanging above a high street in north London that read “white silence is violence”, allegedly claiming it was offensive to white people.

Smith, D. J. () Equality and Inequality in Northern Ireland: Part1, Employment and Unemployment. London, Policy Studies Institute. Thompson, J. L. P. (1 ) 'Deprivation and political violence in Northern Ireland', Journal of Conflict Resolution, 33, 4: Treasury and Dept. of Finance () Expenditure Plans and Priorities   This book traces the cultural construction of violence, body, and history in urban Northern Ireland between and The oral histories and commentary encompass events beginning with the intercommunal rioting of and terminating with the Hunger Strike in the Maze s: 3. McKiernan J., McWilliams M. () The Impact of Political Conflict on Domestic Violence in Northern Ireland. In: Morris L., Lyon E.S. (eds) Gender Relations in Public and Private. Explorations in Sociology (British Sociological Association conference volume series). In this article, we identify six major British strategies aimed at reducing political violence in Northern Ireland from to and then use a Cox proportional hazard model to estimate the impact of these interventions on the risk of new attacks. In general, we find the strongest support for backlash models.