This collection of papers examines the current rise in violence by Dissident Irish Republicans and its impact on the Northern Ireland Peace Process.
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About the Author
Max Taylor is Professor of International Relations at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. Earlier appointments include Director of the Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence (CSTPV) at the University of St. Andrews and Professor of Applied Psychology at University College Cork, Ireland. His publications include: The Future of Terrorism (with John Horgan), 2000; Terrorist Lives (with Ethel Quayle), 1994; and The Fanatics: A Behavioural Approach to Political Violence, 1991.
P.M. Currie was educated at Cambridge and Oxford where he gained a doctorate on Islam in India,published as The Shrine and Cult of Muin al-din Chishti of Ajmer (Oxford University Press, 1989; re-issued 1993 and 2006). He has also contributed to the new edition of The Encyclopaedia of Islam published by Brill. He is a Senior Visiting Fellow at the School of International Relations, St Andrews University.
Table of Contents
1 -Introduction Max Taylor2 - Why do People Become Dissident Irish Republicans? John Morrison3 - Who becomes a Dissident? Patterns in the Mobilisation and Recruitment of Violent Dissident Republicans in Northern Ireland.John Horgan and Paul Gill4 - Beyond the ‘Micro Group': The Dissident Republican Challenge.Henry Patterson5 - Continuity not Compromise? Dissident Republicanism and Continuing violence in Northern IrelandJon Tonge6 - Dissident Republicans and the Internet.John Nalton, Gilbert Ramsey, and Max Taylor7 - ‘Not Like in the Past': Irish Republican Dissidents and the Ulster Loyalist ResponseJames McAuleyChapter 8 - ConclusionP.M. CurrieBibliography