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on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. In Northern Ireland legislative and institutional responses to racism were informed by UK practices, particularly as NGO advocates of anti-racism were influenced by mainland UK norms and debates. However, responses were later and weaker than elsewhere in the UK as gridlock in Northern Irish politics imposed limits on progressive social policy. The Republic's Prohibition of Incitement to Hatred Act (1989) emerged out of concerns about publication of materials in Ireland by racist organisations

in Immigrants as outsiders in the two Irelands
Love in a postcolonial climate

some place far away from London – in New Zealand or Australia, in South Africa or Canada or in Singapore?’ Both readers and writers of the popular romance were necessarily implicated in the transition from empire to Commonwealth in the aftermath of the second world war; many lived and worked in what had become the former British colonies and the Commonwealth countries represented a significant market for romance fiction. These novels were read by thousands throughout Britain and across the world, and can be understood as a constituent element in a postwar colonial

in End of empire and the English novel since 1945

the agenda through the pushing of its policies, as well as through the diversion of the actions of rival policy entrepreneurs, such as the UK government. EU institutions in the external dimension of the asylum policy: a place for the Commission as a supranational policy entrepreneur? As explained in the previous chapter, the European Commission

in European internal security

. W. Vint into the mind and brain of the East African native … call, in our opinion, for wider publicity and closer study than they have yet received. The results of these investigations point to the urgency for further and fuller inquiry than has yet been possible with the limited resources hitherto available. A successful native policy can only be laid

in Race and empire
Settlers’ decisions upon Zambian independence

Rhodesia (now Kabwe) in 1947 where his father worked on the mine. He was educated in South Africa from the age of 10, and has spent his entire working life in Zambia – first for a bank, later for a British multinational company, and eventually for a Japanese multinational. He retired in 2003 but continued to work for his former employers as a consultant. Ken has three brothers, two of whom live in the UK

in Empire, migration and identity in the British world

achieved their political independence, so India’s role in this sphere had become redundant. The apartheid issue in South Africa too had been taken over by the African states.With the emergence of an East-West détente, the need for mediation had also become less important. Nehru’s successors, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi, tacitly acknowledged this change of priorities and reinforced them. Under Indira Gandhi, India attempted to become militarily strong by investing in research and India’s foreign policy and global politics development, and by

in India in a globalized world

, political and historical context’ and consequently the media consumer was left thinking, as is common in reporting of Africa, that ‘That’s just the way they are’.16 As Robinson suggests, ‘[this] distance framing ... implicitly supported a policy of non-intervention’.17 As long as the media concentrated on the civil war and drew on clichés of tribal savagery, there was in the minds of the British public no White.indd 142 10/6/2014 5:35:41 PM The responsible bystander? 143 humanitarian crisis. Instead the crisis was understood to be an ancient tribal war, of the sort

in The ignorant bystander?
Abstract only
Making a success of the revolution

the US – have integrated relatively comfortably into their new homes. As an immigrant nation, the US has a particular tradition of accommodating newcomers from disparate parts of the globe. Irish Catholics, Italians and East European Jews were all integrated into the American mainstream long ago, while still being allowed to hold on to what is distinctive in their culture. The UK has historically been more sheltered from ethnic difference, but the ideals of the post-imperial Commonwealth allowed Indians and Africans to secure full legal and political rights without

in The age of Obama
Science shops and policy development

and originated within academia itself. The second in the 1980s originated within civil society in countries such as Germany as part of a wider institutionalization of extraparliamentary opposition. The third wave focused on the need to build social capital; the concept was taken up by social scientists in countries such as the UK and the USA. The fourth saw the spread of the movement into Eastern European countries and South Africa. Since then there has been a further wave of interest from Asian countries. Science shops have been established: thirteen new science

in Knowledge, democracy and action

making chiefs accountable to the British rather than to their own people. The British had unravelled local economies, forcing farmers to produce crops for export instead of meeting their own needs. Through taxes they had pushed Africans into a labour force where they were low-paid and torn loose from their own homes and communities. They had set tribe against tribe in a policy of ‘divide and rule’. ‘[T

in Ending British rule in Africa