Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 August 2009

256 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719077579

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Direct Rule and the Governance of Northern Ireland

Derek Birrell

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Contributes significantly to devolution literature by providing a context for comparing direct rule with devolution
  • Looks at the institutions and processes of government instead of the usual focus on political parties, the constitution and security issues
  • No other modern book covers the civil service, local government, public bodies and ombudsmen and the role of the Westminster Parliament

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