The new politics of Sinn Féin /

This book is an assessment of the ideological and organizational development of Provisional republicanism since 1985. It explores how the Republican movement has changed from an anti-state insurgency to a potential partner in governing the state it was pledged to destroy, and, in particular, attempt...

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Main Author: Bean, Kevin
Format: eBook
Published: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2007.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Part I. Defining the community
  • 1. Shaping the terrain: economy, state and civil society
  • 2. From resistance community to community politics
  • 3. 'They haven't gone away, you know': the withering away of the 'provisional state'?
  • Part II. The historic compromise?
  • 4. The ideological origins of new sinn fein
  • 5. On the long road: the provisional politics of transition
  • 6. The historic compromise?
  • Conclusion: the end of a song?