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Republican Fragmentation in the Face of Enduring Partition

  • Anthony McIntyreEmail author
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Abstract

McIntyre looks at the widespread fragmentation within republicanism and examines the more salient causes. He contends that within the nationalist constituency, constitutional nationalism has a hegemonic position that is virtually unassailable from within. The chapter questions what—if any—potential there exists for republicanism to overcome its disparate composition to the point where it can challenge the current nationalist hegemon.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Independent ResearcherBelfastNorthern Ireland

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