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  • The Trouble with Violence in Northern Ireland Essay

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    In the past century we have experienced a vast majority of violent acts towards minority groups such as blacks, Jews, homosexuals and others. According to BBC the Troubles of Northern Ireland represent one of the latest examples of religious, ethnic, geographic and political conflict. The Troubles started in the late 1960s and it is considered by many to have ended with the Belfast Good Friday Agreement of 1998. After more than 30 years of civil conflict, peace had finally been achieved. However

  • How to Institutionalize Peace

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    Another major influence on the ability to institutionalize peace is the role of powerful national individuals. Many people will follow an influential figure and do whatever they say if they believe in what they are being told. This can be both good and bad depending on the situation. If the leader has radical views and wants change, they will often resort to violence to get what is desired. That is the worst case scenario because if peace is trying to be obtained, then fighting will only make

  • Essay about Conflict in Northern Ireland

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    The three main political groups for the nationalists are the SDLP (Social Democrats and Labour party), Sinn Fein and IRA (Irish republican army). The IRA is an extreme paramilitary group which beliefs that peace can only be obtained by violence and killing. This group has mainly been responsible for the killing of thousands

  • The Bitter Conflict in Northern Ireland Essay examples

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    Although this is good news there are many areas of employment which are still inadequate and unmonitored. The Policy of Appraisal and Fair Treatment and Targeting Social Need initiatives were intended to be set up in the 90's to act as monitoring and job creation schemes. Neither of these reached the goals they were hoped to achieve. PAFT received no consideration and hopes for reparation for past discriminations

  • How The Diaspora Helped Violence Essay

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    How the Diaspora helped Violence Having established the motives for the Diaspora aiding the nationalist, now it needs to be analyzed what the diaspora actually did to aid the nationalist movement. The aid can be broken down into three categories, financial, political and physical aid. The first and the biggest being financial aid and this type of aid was collected by members of the Irish Diaspora in the US then given to various different nationalist groups. Seldom was the money given to violent

  • The Short and Long Term Effects of the Hunger-Strikes in Northern Ireland

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    Whitelaw later conceded that "he had made a mistake in introducing 'special category status'"[6] as it led to the "political upheavals"[7] of 1980 and 1981. In late 1975 the Labour Secretary of State Merlyn Rees announced the phasing out of the 'special category status'. Acting on advice that removing the status from inmates who were already granted it would result in major disturbances, Rees announced that newly

  • A Certain Night Essay

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    A Certain Night Questions Knowledge and Understanding 1. As it is quite obvious in the story, the narrator does not think that these men and women deserve to die. This is abundant when in the very last line of the story the narrator states, “when will it be light?” 2. Throughout the story, the narrator describes the communists as young, brave and handsome, although they are powerless martyrs. The narrator makes the nationalist seem “murderous looking,” and “cunning, malicious and smug

  • Labour Party Today

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    Links | | Labour and Its Ideology 1945- 1979 Core Principles of Socialism: Positive attitudes to human nature; critical analysis of capitalism; class inequality and poverty, equality, justice, liberty, community, cooperation, internationalism, collectivism public ownership . Variants of Socialism: Marxism, Anarchist Socialism, Democratic Socialism, Social Democracy, New Labour? Revolutionary Socialism and Evolutionary Socialism Fundamentalist Socialism and Revisionism Democratic Socialism

  • Advantages Of Welfare State Retrenchment

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    between different social classes. The working class was at the head of the emerging social movements, which pushed the welfare state ahead. Social democratic parties were representing the working classes’ interests and successfully implemented social institutions and norms that are prevailing until today. These institution in a broad sense of term are forming the body of welfare state with all its modalities, changes and obstacles across the developed regions. Social democratic parties can’t of course

  • The Formation Of Social Policy

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    The Formation of Social Policy In this essay, I will be discussing how Conservatism and Socialism ideologies shape social policy in the UK. I will also be arguing that despite the United Kingdom being a democratic society, it is falling below democratic standards. At present, social media is one of the most powerful tools in shaping people’s perceptions on political ideologies, and therefore will be evaluating the extent it plays on policies as well as social conscience. The United