Public Support for Political Violence and Paramilitarism in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland

@article{Hayes2005PublicSF,
  title={Public Support for Political Violence and Paramilitarism in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland},
  author={B. Hayes and I. McAllister},
  journal={Terrorism and Political Violence},
  year={2005},
  volume={17},
  pages={599 - 617}
}
Most of the research on paramilitary activity in Northern Ireland has concentrated on either the historical origins of paramilitary organizations or the background characteristics of individuals who engage in this activity. Less attention has been given to analyzing public attitudes in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland toward the use of paramilitary violence as a political tool within this society. In this paper we argue that one of the reasons for the intractability of the… Expand
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