Institutional change and conflict regulation : the Anglo-Irish Agreement (1985) and the mechanisms of change in Northern Ireland

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dc.contributor.author Todd, Jennifer
dc.date.accessioned 2010-08-13T15:46:26Z
dc.date.available 2010-08-13T15:46:26Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/2372
dc.description.abstract The mechanisms of institutional change identified in comparative studies of industrial policy and welfare state development are also to be found in processes of intergovernmental ethnic conflict regulation. This article shows how the 1985 Anglo-Irish Agreement set in place a very thin layer of intergovernmental institutions which started an institutional momentum, opening new political opportunities, changing political expectations, and thus paving the way for the much more radical political and institutional changes that were to follow. It uses new data to show how the elites who initiated the process conceived of it and to identify the mechanisms producing change. en
dc.description.sponsorship Not applicable en
dc.format.extent 95859 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher University College Dublin. Institute for British-Irish Studies en
dc.relation.ispartofseries IBIS Discussion Papers : Breaking the Patterns of Conflict Series: Breaking the Patterns of Conflict en
dc.relation.ispartofseries 4 en
dc.relation.requires Politics and International Relations Research Collection en
dc.subject Anglo-Irish Agreement en
dc.subject 1985 en
dc.subject Northern Ireland en
dc.subject Conflict regulation en
dc.subject Institutional change en
dc.subject.lcsh Social change--Northern Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh Conflict management--Northern Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh Northern Ireland--Politics and government en
dc.title Institutional change and conflict regulation : the Anglo-Irish Agreement (1985) and the mechanisms of change in Northern Ireland en
dc.type Working Paper en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.neeo.contributor Todd|Jennifer|aut|
dc.description.othersponsorship Irish Research Council for the Social Sciences en
dc.description.admin ti, ke, ab, sp - AL 27/07/2010 en
dc.internal.rmsid 239286886


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