THE BRITISH STATE AND NORTHERN IRELAND CRISIS, 1969-73: From Violence to Power-Sharing

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781601270672: THE BRITISH STATE AND NORTHERN IRELAND CRISIS, 1969-73: From Violence to Power-Sharing

Focusing on four case studies, William Beattie Smith traces the evolution of British policy from 1969–73 and depicts how easily a conflict over national identity can turn into bloodshed, grief, and horror; and how difficult it is to restore peace once a serious fight has started.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

William Beattie Smith is a senior research fellow with Queen’s University Belfast School of Politics. An independent policy analyst, he specializes in the prevention, management, and resolution of political violence in divided societies. Smith has worked extensively for government and community organizations in Northern Ireland and for the European Commission.

Review:

An excellent study of a crucial period of British policy towards Northern Ireland. The author has done a very good job in searching the archives and producing a clear and coherent narrative in a detail that has not been matched before. This book is a useful addition to the literature on the Northern Ireland conflict because it is informed by a close understanding of the historical evidence and an acute knowledge of how the British and Irish political system work." (Paul Dixon, Kingston University)

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 22.50
US$ 22.25

Convert Currency

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

William Beattie Smith
Published by United States Institute of Peace Press, United States (2011)
ISBN 10: 1601270674 ISBN 13: 9781601270672
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description United States Institute of Peace Press, United States, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New.. Language: English . Brand New Book. Focusing on four case studies, author William Beattie Smith traces the evolution of British policy from 1969-73 and depicts how easily a conflict over national identity can turn into bloodshed, grief, and horror; and how difficult it is once a serious fight has started to restore peace. In each of the case studies, Smith highlights a discrete policy followed by the British government in tackling political disorder in Northern Ireland, and examines why the policy was chosen or pursued. He outlines three broad strategic options-reform, coercion, and powersharing-and identifies factors influencing which of the three will be selected in practice. Focusing on policy outcomes rather than the details of the negotiating process, the author evaluates the relative importance of rational calculation, patterns of understanding, party politics, diplomatic pressures, organizational structure, and official doctrine in shaping policies and initiating radical changes. While rooted in policy analysis, the book ventures into the territory of political history and conflict studies. The author addresses issues such as the legitimacy of state authority, the vulnerability of democratic institutions to the opposition of disaffected minorities, and the tensions that exist between public order and individual rights. His conclusion derives strategic lessons from the British experience in Northern Ireland and provides guidance for policymakers confronting challenges arising from comparable cases. Bookseller Inventory # AAR9781601270672

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 22.25
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

William Beattie Smith
Published by United States Institute of Peace Press, United States (2011)
ISBN 10: 1601270674 ISBN 13: 9781601270672
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description United States Institute of Peace Press, United States, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New.. Language: English . Brand New Book. Focusing on four case studies, author William Beattie Smith traces the evolution of British policy from 1969-73 and depicts how easily a conflict over national identity can turn into bloodshed, grief, and horror; and how difficult it is once a serious fight has started to restore peace. In each of the case studies, Smith highlights a discrete policy followed by the British government in tackling political disorder in Northern Ireland, and examines why the policy was chosen or pursued. He outlines three broad strategic options-reform, coercion, and powersharing-and identifies factors influencing which of the three will be selected in practice. Focusing on policy outcomes rather than the details of the negotiating process, the author evaluates the relative importance of rational calculation, patterns of understanding, party politics, diplomatic pressures, organizational structure, and official doctrine in shaping policies and initiating radical changes. While rooted in policy analysis, the book ventures into the territory of political history and conflict studies. The author addresses issues such as the legitimacy of state authority, the vulnerability of democratic institutions to the opposition of disaffected minorities, and the tensions that exist between public order and individual rights. His conclusion derives strategic lessons from the British experience in Northern Ireland and provides guidance for policymakers confronting challenges arising from comparable cases. Bookseller Inventory # AAR9781601270672

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 22.97
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Smith, William Beattie
Published by United Institute of Peace Press (2011)
ISBN 10: 1601270674 ISBN 13: 9781601270672
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description United Institute of Peace Press, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # INGM9781601270672

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 18.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

William Beattie Smith
Published by United Institute of Peace Press (2011)
ISBN 10: 1601270674 ISBN 13: 9781601270672
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description United Institute of Peace Press, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1601270674

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 24.75
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

William Beattie Smith
Published by United States Institute of Peace Press (2011)
ISBN 10: 1601270674 ISBN 13: 9781601270672
New Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description United States Institute of Peace Press, 2011. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # CW-9781601270672

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 18.42
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.97
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Smith, William Beattie
Published by United States Inst of Peace Pr (2011)
ISBN 10: 1601270674 ISBN 13: 9781601270672
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description United States Inst of Peace Pr, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 374 pages. 9.60x6.00x1.10 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # __1601270674

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 25.05
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.97
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

William Beattie Smith
Published by United States Institute of Peace (2011)
ISBN 10: 1601270674 ISBN 13: 9781601270672
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description United States Institute of Peace, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1601270674

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 34.87
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Smith, William Beattie
Published by United States Institute of Pea (2011)
ISBN 10: 1601270674 ISBN 13: 9781601270672
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description United States Institute of Pea, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111601270674

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 36.35
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Smith, William Beattie
Published by United States Institute of Peace
ISBN 10: 1601270674 ISBN 13: 9781601270672
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description United States Institute of Peace. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 1601270674 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.2143830

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 59.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds