ETHNOPOLITICAL CONFLICTS IN THE NORTHERN IRELAND AND THE BASQUE COUNTRY: COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS
ЭТНОПОЛИТИЧЕСКИЕ КОНФЛИКТЫ В СЕВЕРНОЙ ИРЛАНДИИ И СТРАНЕ БАСКОВ: СРАВНИТЕЛЬНЫЙ АНАЛИЗ

Yu. N. Frolova, RGPU them. A. I. Herzen
2022 Вестник Пермского университета Политология  
The article focuses on the study of the current stage of the Basque and Northern Irish ethno-political conflicts. The research methods are comparative analysis and drama theory. Researchers from different fields have addressed the problem of comparing these conflicts, but a large proportion of these publications are related to the period of terrorist activity; this study complements the existing scientific base with studying the current stage that has come after the cessation of hostilities in
more » ... oth territories. Despite the fact that at the moment both regions are not "hot spots", and in Northern Ireland the issue has been formally settled, nationalist sentiments continue to be on top of the agenda, as evidenced by the steady support of nationalist parties and projects in both regions. In this regard, the author aims to formulate the essential characteristics and a number of trends of the current stage of conflicts that need to be taken into consideration both in the formation of regional policy and at the European level, which is especially significant for the European Union, where most of the participating states are somehow involved in such ethno-political conflicts.
doi:10.17072/2218-1067-2022-2-70-79 fatcat:pkzlgfokvbemhpx6vxkoffnvpm