Sinn Fein and the Politics of Left Republicanism (Irish Left Republicanism)

Sinn Fein and the Politics of Left Republicanism (Irish Left Republicanism)

By: Eoin O'Broin (author)Hardback

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Sinn Fein is a growing force in Irish politics. Now the country's third largest party, Sinn Fein have been one of the central architects of the peace process and are increasingly setting the terms of political debate in Ireland north and south. Despite this, the party remains much misunderstood and often misrepresented. Sinn Fein and The Politics of Left Republicanism explores the ideological and organisational origins of the party, charts their history and recent political development and assesses their possible futures. Eoin O Broin argues that Sinn Fein is part of a distinct left-republican tradition in Irish society whose future lies in the globally resurgent radical democratic left.

About Author

Eoin O Broin is a writer and policy analyst based in Dublin. He has been a Sinn Fein activist for fifteen years, He is the Chairperson of Dublin Sinn Fein and a member of the party's Ard Comhairle (National Executive). He writes a regular column for An Phoblacht and is the author of Sinn Fein and the Politics of Left Republicanism (Pluto, 2009).

Contents

Introduction 1. The Origins of Left Republicanism 2. The Arrival of Left Republicanism 3. Left Republicanism on the margins 4. Sinn Fein & the politics of left republicanism 5. Conclusion History Lesson - Eight theses on the future of Sinn Fein Appendix 1: Sinn Fein election results 1982 - 2007 Appendix 2: Sinn Fein policy documents Recommended reading Notes Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780745324630
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780745324630
  • ISBN10: 0745324630

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