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'Political Leadership and the Northern Ireland Peace Process: Role, Capacity and Effect' by Cathy Gormley-Heenan (2006)

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Text: Cathy Gormley-Heenan ... Page Compiled: Martin Melaugh

The following chapter has been contributed by the author Cathy Gormley-Heenan, with the permission of the publishers Palgrave Macmillan. The views expressed in this chapter do not necessarily reflect the views of the members of the CAIN Project. The CAIN Project would welcome other material which meets our guidelines for contributions.

The chapter is taken from the book:

Cathy Gormley-Heenan
'Political Leadership and the Northern Ireland Peace Process: Role, Capacity and Effect'
Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN 0-230-50037-4 (Hardback) 216pp 45.00

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Palgrave Macmillan         Book Details {external_link}
RG21 6XS

This publication is copyright Cathy Gormley-Heenan 2006 and is included on the CAIN site by permission of Palgrave Macmillan and the author.

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List of Abbreviations
1 Introduction
2 Conceptualizing Political Leadership in Peace Processes
3 Explaining Political Leadership in Northern Ireland
4 The Role of Political Leadership
5 The Capacity of Political Leadership
6 The Effect of Political Leaders on Other Political Leaders
7The Limitations of Role, Capacity and Effect
8 Conclusion: Towards a New Understanding of Political Leadership

1 Introduction

Chapter 1, together with the index to the book, list of contents and front and back covers, is available as a PDF file.
[PDF; 219KB]


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