"Humespeak" : the SDLP, political discourse, and the Northern Ireland peace process

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Title: "Humespeak" : the SDLP, political discourse, and the Northern Ireland peace process
Authors: McLoughlin, P. J.
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/2347
Date: 2008
Abstract: This paper explores the vital role played by the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) in the formulation of a new political discourse and conceptual approach to the Northern Ireland problem. In particular, it shows how John Hume, party leader through the 1980s and 1990s, helped to propagate this discourse, and in doing so influenced policy-making in London and Dublin, and thinking within the republican movement. Although the paper emphasises the importance of this influence, it concludes by considering the reasons why the Ulster unionist community have remained so unreceptive to the political discourse of Hume and the SDLP.
Funding Details: Not applicable
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Peace and Conflict Studies
Copyright (published version): Nova Southeastern University 2009
Keywords: SDLPJohn HumeNorthern IrelandConflict
Subject LCSH: Social Democratic and Labour Party (Northern Ireland)--Influence
Northern Ireland--Politics and government
Hume, John, 1937---Influence
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Politics and International Relations Research Collection
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