The end of violence and introduction of ‘real’ politics: tensions in peaceful northern ireland

  title={The end of violence and introduction of ‘real’ politics: tensions in peaceful northern ireland},
  author={Anna-Kaisa Kuusisto-Arponen},
  journal={Geografiska Annaler: Series B, Human Geography},
  pages={121 - 130}
This article discusses contemporary developments in the Northern Ireland peace process, and pays particular attention to some of the main paths away from political violence towards ‘real’ politics. Even the peace process has left many tensions in Northern Ireland. The article focuses on the gap between formal governing or decision–making and everyday life in localities, and the role of geographical scales in the peace initiatives is touched upon. In particular, the Belfast Agreement and its… 
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