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    Elites and influence in the UK and Ireland: A new set of indices overcomes the difficulties in comparing elite formation systems

Elites and influence in the UK and Ireland: A new set of indices overcomes the difficulties in comparing elite formation systems

Difficulties in comparing elite formation systems across countries have impeded our understanding of the roles played by elites. Brendan O’Rourke, John Hogan and Paul Donnelly have developed a set of indices that facilitate the comparison of elite formation systems. Comparing the schooling of UK and Irish cabinet ministers, they find that the post-primary school system in the UK that educated cabinet […]

Book Review: Local Peacebuilding and National Peace: Interaction between Grassroots and Elite Processes

This book looks at violent and protracted struggles in which local people from countries like South Africa and Northern Ireland have sought to make their own peace with local combatants. Meike de Goede finds the case studies presented from a wide variety of countries make for a valuable contribution to the study of local peace initiatives. Local Peacebuilding and National Peace: Interaction […]

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This work by British Politics and Policy at LSE is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported.