Sowing Dragon ’ s Teeth : Public Support for Political Violence and Paramilitarism in Northern Ireland

@inproceedings{Hayes2001SowingD,
  title={Sowing Dragon ’ s Teeth : Public Support for Political Violence and Paramilitarism in Northern Ireland},
  author={Bernadette C. Hayes and Ian Mcallister},
  year={2001}
}
While much attention has been devoted to political efforts to solve the Northern Ireland problem, less attention has been given to the role of political violence in sustaining the conflict. We argue that one of the reasons for the intractability of the conflict is widespread exposure to political violence among the civil population. By 1998, thirty years after the conflict started, one in seven of the population reported being a victim of violence; one in five had a family member killed or… CONTINUE READING

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