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Click below for abstracts of papers published during specific years: 200120022003200420052006200720092010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014



Desmond O'Malley

Tom Garvin

Redefining southern nationalism: a political perspective

Redefining southern nationalism: an academic perspective 


Dermot Nesbitt

Richard English

Redefining unionism: a political perspective 
Redefining unionism: an academic perspective

Alban Maginness

Jennifer Todd 

Redefining northern nationalism: a political perspective

Redefining northern nationalism: an academic perspective 


David Ervine

James McAuley

Redefining loyalism: a political perspective

Redefining loyalism: an academic perspective


Mitchel McLaughlin

Paul Arthur

Redefining republicanism: a political perspective

Redefining republicanism: an academic perspective

6 Ned Thomas New Wales ? New culture?
7 Máiréad Nic Craith Cultural diversity in Northern Ireland and the Good Friday agreement
8 John de Chastelain The Northern Ireland peace process and the impact of decommissioning
9 John Coakley Ethnic conflict and its resolution: the new Northern Ireland model
10 Eunan O’Halpin The geopolitics of republican diplomacy in the twentieth century

Deaglán de Bréadún

Steven King

Building government institutions in Northern Ireland—strand one negotiations

Building government institutions in Northern Ireland —implementing strand one


Martin Mansergh

Andy Pollak

Cross-border bodies and the North-South relationship—laying the groundwork

Cross-border bodies and the North-South relationship—implementing strand 2

13 Adrian Millar A Lacanian psychoanalytic interpretation of conflict in Northern Ireland
14 John Reid, MP The British government and the peace process
15 Brian Cowen, TD The peace process and equality: towards a transformed society






54  Joan Henderson and Paul Teague The Belfast Agreement and cross-border economic cooperation in the tourism industry
55 Liam O’Dowd and Cathal McCall The significance of the cross-border dimension for promoting peace and reconciliation
56 John Coakley, Brian Ó Caoindealbháin and Robin Wilson The operation of the North-South implementation bodies
57 Stephen Roper Cross-border and local cooperation on the island of Ireland : an economic perspective
58 Jennifer Todd A puzzle concerning borders and identities: towards a typology of attitudes to the Irish border
59 Andy Pollak Educational cooperation on the island of Ireland : a thousand flowers and a hundred heartaches
60 Cormac Ó Gráda and Brendan M Walsh Did (and does) the Irish border matter?
61 Liam O’Dowd, Cathal McCall and Ivo Damkat Sustaining Cross-border cooperation: a cross-sectoral case study approach
62 Kevin Howard Diasporas and ambiguous homelands: a perspective on the Irish border
63 Eoin Magennis, Patricia Clarke and Joseph Shiels Funding support for cross-border and North-South cooperation on the island of Ireland , 1982-2005: an overview
64 Alessia Cividin Irish cross-border cooperation: the case of the Northwest region
65 Elizabeth Meehan Borders and employment opportunities and barriers
66 Kevin Howard Nationalist myths: revisiting Heslinga’s “The Irish border as a cultural divide”
67 KJ Rankin Theoretical concepts of partition and the partitioning of Ireland
68 Brian Ó Caoindealbháin Citizenship and borders: Irish nationality law and Northern Ireland
69 Katy Hayward Contention, competition and crime: newspapers’ portrayal of borders in the north-west of Ireland
70 Kevin Howard Continuity and change in a partitioned civil society: Whyte revisited
71 Kevin Howard Territorial politics and Irish cycling
72 John Bradley An island or island economies? Ireland after the Belfast Agreement
73 John Bradley Industrial development in Ireland North and South: case studies of the textile and information technologies sectors
74 James Anderson Irish border communities: questioning the effects of state borders and ethno-national identities
75 Michael Kennedy The realms of practical politics: North-South cooperation on the Erne hydroelectric scheme, 1942 to 1957
76 Hastings Donnan Fuzzy frontiers: the rural interface in South Armagh
77 Brendan O’Leary Analysing partition: definition, classification and explanation
78 Brendan O’Leary Debating partition: justifications and critiques
79 KJ Rankin The provenance and dissolution of the Irish Boundary Commission



83  Elizabeth Meehan From conflict to consensus: the legacy of the Good Friday Agreement.The British-Irish and European contexts

Sir George Quigley

Tony Kennedy

Martin Mansergh

The impact of devolution on everyday life: 1999-2009
85 Aidan Gough and Eoin Magennis The impact of devolution on everyday life, 1999-2009: the case of cross-border commerce
86 Gladys Ganiel and Claire Mitchell Everyday evangelicals: life in a religious subculture after the BelfastAgreement
87 Neil Jarman and John Bell Routine divisions: segregation and daily life in Northern Ireland
88 Elizabeth Meehan and Fiona Mackay A "new politics" of participation?
89 Siobhan Byrne Women and the transition from conflict in Northern Ireland : lessons for peace-building in Israel/Palestine
90 Niamh Hardiman and Muiris MacCarthaigh Breaking with or building on the past? Reforming Irish public administration: 1958-2008
91 Frank Barry Agricultural interests and Irish trade policy over the last half-century: A tale told without recourse to heroes
92 Graham Brownlow Fabricating Economic Development
93 Bryan Fanning From developmental Ireland to migration nation: immigration and shifting rules of belonging in the Republic of Ireland
94 Thomas P Murray The curious case of socio-economic rights
95 Peter Murray Educational developmentalists divided? Patrick Cannon, Patrick Hillery and the economics of education in the early 1960s
96 Tom Garvin Dublin opinions: Dublin newspapers and the crisis of the fifties

Martin Mansergh

Jeffrey Donaldson

John Bradley

North-South relations after the boom: the impact of the credit crunch on mutual relations and understandings