Unionists, Loyalists, and Conflict Transformation. A book about how things are changing.

Book cover - Unionists, Loyalists, and Conflict Transformation in Northern Ireland by Lee Smithey

Unionists, Loyalists, and Conflict Transformation in Northern Ireland is a new academic tome by lecturer and researcher Lee Smithey. In the book the Pennsylvania academic outlines his findings based on 67 interviews over eighteen months with grassroots activists in unionist and loyalist communities and organisations. This is largely a book about men, even though they make up less than half of Northern Ireland’s population. Surely conflict transformation, as a process that includes broad-based cultural change, must involve both men and … Read more