Download e-book for kindle: Abandoning historical conflict?: Former political prisoners by Peter Shirlow,Jon Tonge,James McAuley

By Peter Shirlow,Jon Tonge,James McAuley

Drawing on over one hundred fifty interviews with former IRA, INLA, UVF and UFF prisoners, it is a significant research of why Northern eire has visible a transition from conflict to peace. such a lot bills of the peace method are ‘top-down’, depending upon the perspectives of political elites. This publication is ‘bottom-up’, analysing the voices of these who truly ‘fought the war’. What made them struggle, why did they cease and what are the teachings for different clash zones? in response to a Leverhulme belief venture and written through knowledgeable staff, the ebook bargains a brand new research, in line with sophisticated interplays of army, political, monetary and private adjustments and studies. mixed, those allowed fighters to maneuver from violence to peace when holding middle ideological ideals and holding long term constitutional visions.

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