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About Paul Dixon

Professor Paul Dixon is an Honorary Visiting Fellow at Birkbeck College, University of London and author of Performing the Northern Ireland Peace Process: In Defence of Politics (Palgrave 2018 forthcoming).

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Honourable deceptions in the choreography of the Northern Ireland Peace Process

In some situations, the end does justify the means. In these anti-political times isn't it useful to remember the positive role political actors can play in making the world a better place?

Jo Cox MP: the compassionate road to war

Jo Cox MP was the embodiment of humanitarianism, but does that make her politics - specifically her stance on intervention in Syria - beyond criticism? 

Is Corbyn’s Thatcherite idealism the Labour party’s salvation?

The Corbynite portrayal of Thatcher’s ‘Fundi’ rise to power is inexact.

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