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Title Abandoning historical conflict? : former political prisoners and reconciliation in Northern Ireland / Peter Shirlow [and others]
Published Manchester, UK ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (x, 195 pages)
Contents Politically motivated prisoners in Northern Ireland -- Former prisoners in a global context -- Political views and understandings -- Imprisonment, ideological development and change -- Political and tactical change among former prisoners -- Conflict transformation and changing perceptions of the 'other' -- Former prisoners and societal reconstruction
Summary Drawing on over 150 interviews with former IRA, INLA, UVF and UFF prisoners, this text analyses why Northern Ireland has seen a transition from war to peace
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-189) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ex-convicts -- Political activity -- Northern Ireland.
Ex-convicts -- Northern Ireland -- Attitudes.
Peace-building -- Northern Ireland.
Political prisoners -- Northern Ireland -- Attitudes.
Northern Ireland -- Politics and government -- 1998-
Form Electronic book
Author Shirlow, Peter.
ISBN 1847793436 (electronic bk.)
9781847793430 (electronic bk.)