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About Colin Irwin

Colin Irwin is a research fellow in the department of Politics at the University of Liverpool. He managed the public opinion research undertaken in support of the Northern Ireland peace process and subsequently extended his work to include the Balkans, Middle East and Asia. 

Articles by Colin Irwin

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“Francesc”

Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Ignore public opinion at your own peril

Why have global leaders continually been ignoring the views of Muslims—and especially of Syrians—on conflict? A contribution to the openGlobalRights debate, Public Opinion and Human Rights.

Making peace through polls

Public opinion polls can help bring forward the voice of the silent majority, who mostly favour peace in situations of violent conflict. A contribution to openGlobalRightspublic opinion and human rights debate.

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