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How new party members are modernising the DUP

Gomez, Raul and Tonge, Jonathan (2016) How new party members are modernising the DUP. British Politics and Policy at LSE (29 Mar 2016). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) in Northern Ireland has undergone significant transformation since Northern Ireland’s ‘peace deal’, the 1998 Good Friday Agreement. Much of this transformation has been brought about by a sizeable influx of new members. The impact of new members is a surprisingly under-researched area. Here, Raul Gomez and Jonathan Tonge draw upon a recent membership study to examine how new arrivals contributed to altered attitudes from the DUP.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2017 14:12
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2019 23:22
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/70676

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