Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2008

256 Pages | 10 Tables, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719074721

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Policing the peace in Northern Ireland

Politics, crime and security after the Belfast Agreement

Jon Moran

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Timely - covers in one volumes the fast-moving and controversial aspects of paramilitary crime, police reform and the supposed demobilisation of paramilitaries in Northern Ireland
  • Examines the loyalist paramilitary feuds of the early 1990s, involving Joh
  • Puts crime and control at the centre of politics in Northen Ireland, provided detailed academic analysis of issues that have previously been neglected by academics and sensationalised by jounalists Extremely controversial - neither republicans nor loyalists will agree with its conclusions, nor will those academics sympathetic to them
  • Also controversially argues that the British government has undermined the rule of law to secure the demobilisation of paramilitaries Based on research within the Police Service of Northern Ireland, the Organised Crime Task Force, the Northern Ireland Office and the Policing Board

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