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Paramilitary Imprisonment in Northern Ireland

Resistance, Management, and Release (Clarendon Studies in Criminology)

by Kieran McEvoy

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages440
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Open LibraryOL7399524M
ISBN 100198299079
ISBN 109780198299073

The two men ultimately responsible for internment were Northern Ireland prime minister Brian Faulkner and British prime minister Edward Heath. Faulkner became prime minister in March , following the resignation of James Chichester-Clark, himself worried out of office by escalating violence.   Under the scheme people will be excluded from payments where they have served sentences of more than 30 months in prison for paramilitary or non-paramilitary crimes.

Northern Ireland youth worker on a mission to help traumatised victims A Northern Ireland youth worker has made an impassioned plea for an end to the scourge of paramilitary shootings and beatings.   How some of Northern Ireland's 'agreement generation' are drawn into paramilitary groups Some of those who've grown up after the Good Friday Agreement are drawn into paramilitary groups due.

This chapter develops a model referred to as managerialism which characterised the management of prisons in Northern Ireland from the period after the /1 hunger strikes until the present day. The distinct features of this model included an increased acceptance that the prison system could not defeat political violence and a tendency to view the management of paramilitary prisoners as a. This book provides a unique insight into the beliefs and political ideology of the Ulster Defence Assocation (UDA) and the Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF). Featuring interviews with key members of these paramilitary groups, many conducted inside the Maze prison, Colin Crawford presents a thorough analysis of Loyalism and the role that Loyalist paramilitary groups continue to play in Northern.


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: Paramilitary Imprisonment in Northern Ireland: Resistance, Management, and Release (Clarendon Studies in Criminology) (): Kieran McEvoy: BooksCited by: This book offers a unique analysis of paramilitary imprisonment in Northern Ireland.

The central focus of the book is the struggle between inmates and the state concerning the prisoners' assertion of their status as political prisoners.

Drawing upon interviews with former Republican andLoyalist prisoners as well as prison managers and staff, this book locates that experience within the broader.

This book offers a unique analysis of paramilitary imprisonment in Northern Ireland. The central focus of the book is the struggle between inmates and the state concerning the prisoners' assertion of their status as political prisoners. Drawing upon interviews with former Republican and Loyalist prisoners as well as prison managers and staff, this book locates that experience within the.

It serves as an important piece of history, but more important, as a fully sociological and original analysis of strategies of coping, management, control and resistance.' -Alison Leibling, British Journal of Criminology, Vol.

42/3,This book offers an analysis of paramilitary imprisonment in Northern Ireland, in particular the thirty year. The item Paramilitary imprisonment in Northern Ireland: resistance, management, and release, Kieran McEvoy, (electronic book) represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in University of Liverpool.

Abstract Since the beginning of the conflict in Northern Ireland, the treatment of paramilitary prisoners, and in particular the question as to whether and to what extent their political motivation has been recognised by the prison authorities, has been a defining issue for all of the protagonists.

NI prisons change policy on paramilitary books. By Chris Lindsay BBC News NI. 1 July Share this with Facebook; The Northern Ireland Prison Service said.

This chapter examines the period from towhich saw the evolution of the peace process and the early release of paramilitary prisoners. It groups together the role of both prisoners and prison managers in analysing their contribution to that period.

First, it explores the historical context of prisoner release in Ireland on both sides of the border. One of my fascinations with Northern Ireland in the s and 80s is how it became a place where different rules applied, where reality itself seemed up for grabs.

In JulyWilliam Whitelaw, the Conservative British government's Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, granted Special Category Status (SCS) to all prisoners serving sentences in Northern Ireland for Troubles-related offences. This had been one of the conditions set by the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) when they negotiated a meeting with the government to discuss a truce.

Since the early s, extrajudicial punishment attacks have been carried out by Ulster loyalist and Irish republican paramilitary groups in Northern s can range from a warning or expulsion from Northern Ireland, backed up by the threat of violence, to severe beatings that leave victims in hospital and shootings in the limbs (such as kneecapping).

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 2. Paramilitary activity in Northern Ireland. Charges and convictions under anti-terrorism laws over the past 10 years mask true scope of activity. Murders. Punishment beatings and assaults. This book offers an analysis of paramilitary imprisonment in Northern Ireland, in particular the thirty-year struggle concerning the prisoners' assertion of their political status.

Forms of prisoner resistance are examined and models of prison management are developed. The New IRA is now the most severe paramilitary threat facing Northern Ireland. It was formed in after a collection of smaller republican groups. xv, p.

; 22 cm. Paramilitary imprisonment in Northern Ireland: resistance, management, and release. DERRY, Northern Ireland — On a cold, rainy night last January, a group of masked men abducted a year-old boy from his home in Creggan, Northern Ireland.

Get this from a library. Paramilitary imprisonment in Northern Ireland: resistance, management, and release. [Kieran McEvoy] -- Based upon interviews with former prisoners and staff, Kieran McEvoy's study relates their experiences to the broader literature on imprisonment of paramilitaries in Northern Ireland.

Ulster loyalism is the political movement for maintaining Northern Ireland within the United most unionists, loyalists are attached to the British monarchy, support the continued existence of Northern Ireland, and oppose a united loyalism is a form of British patriotism.

Ulster loyalism emerged in the late 19th century, as a response to the Irish Home Rule movement.Terrorist offenders’ release from prison under licence in Northern Ireland should be supervised by someone unconnected to police, the terrorism laws reviewer said.

Maghaberry prison, near Lisburn, houses some of the most notorious paramilitary prisoners in Northern Ireland who seek a return to the segregated political status they enjoyed in the Maze prison.