The New Politics of Sinn Féin
Kevin Bean is Lecturer in Irish Studies at the University of Liverpool.
Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations Introduction Part I: Defining the Community Introduction to Part I 1. Shaping the Terrain: Economy, State and Civil Society 2. From Resistance Community to Community Politics 3. ‘They Haven’t Gone Away, You Know’: The Withering Away of the ‘Provisional State’? Part II: The Historic Compromise? Introduction to Part II 4. The Ideological Origins of Sinn Féin 5. On the Long Road: The Provisional Politics of Transition 6. The Historic Compromise? Conclusion: The End of a Song? Bibliography Index
The New Politics of Sinn Féin contains by far the best material on the transitions within Irish Republicanism that I have read. There are undoubtedly books on Irish republicanism but NONE has reviewed the ideological shifts that have taken place as coherently as Kevin.
Peter Shirlow Queen’s University, Belfast
Size: 239 x 163 mm
Publication: December 1, 2007