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POLI 2421 The Politics of Northern Ireland, 1921-Present (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course seeks to trace the political development of Northern Ireland from its creation in 1921 to the present, examining in particular the political parties, organizations, and movements that have shaped the political landscape of the six counties of historic Ulster that remain part of the United Kingdom. The focus of this course will be on the "Troubles," 1968-present, with special attention given to the 1998 Good Friday Agreement. There will also be a brief survey of the major political, economic, religious, cultural, and social developments in Ireland from the early 1600s to the late 1800s.


Instructor(s): Robert K. O'Neill

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 07-Dec-13