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Taking the Gun out of Politics: Conflict Transformation in Northern Ireland and Lebanon

Kirsten E. Schulze

in Northern Ireland and the Divided World

Published in print August 2001 | ISBN: 9780199244348
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191599866 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199244340.003.0011
 Taking the Gun out of Politics: Conflict Transformation in Northern Ireland and Lebanon

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Concerns the issue of what is to be done with paramilitaries and their weapons in post‐settlement scenarios. It argues that Lebanon has lessons in this matter that are relevant for Northern Ireland. Schulze argues that the key to progress is a process that is inclusive of all groups, including the representatives of paramilitary organizations.

Keywords: inclusion; Lebanon; Northern Ireland; paramilitary organizations; weapons

Chapter.  9338 words. 

Subjects: UK Politics

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