|Name||Dr Christopher Norton|
|Role||Senior Lecturer in History and Politics|
School of Social, Historical and Political Studies
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences|
Mary Seacole Building (MH131)
Dr Christopher Norton is Senior Lecturer in History and Politics based at Wolverhampton City Campus. The main focus of his research is on the history and politics of Northern Ireland. In particular he is interested in developments in constitutional politics (nationalist, unionist, leftist, liberal) in the period prior to the outbreak of the Troubles and in the related issue of the potential for political accommodation in Northern Ireland.
British politics; Cold War history; Terrorism; Northern Ireland politics; Irish history; Counter-terrorism
The main focus of Dr Norton’s research is on the history and politics of Northern Ireland. In particular he is interested in developments in constitutional politics (Nationalist, Unionist, leftist, liberal) in the period immediately prior to the outbreak of the ‘Troubles ‘ in Northern Ireland.
The Politics of Constitutional Nationalism in Northern Ireland 1932-1970: between grievance and reconciliation (Manchester University Press, 2014)
‘L’effondrement de la Gauche démocratique en Irlande ou la fin d’une survivance post-communiste’ in Patrick Moreau and Uwe Backes (eds), Communisme et postcommunisme en Europe 1990 - 2014, (Paris, éditions Vendémaires, 2014)
‘Jack Macgougan (1913-1999)’ in D Howell & K Gildart (eds), Dictionary of Labour Biography: Volume XIII (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010)
‘Creating Jobs, Manufacturing Unity: Ulster Unionism and Mass Unemployment 1922-34’ in A O’Day and NC Fleming (eds) Ireland and Anglo-Irish Relations Since 1800: Critical Essays, Volume III: From the Treaty to 2006 (Ashgate, 2008)
‘The Internment of Cahir Healy MP, Brixton Prison July 1941- December 1942’, Twentieth Century British History, Vol. 18, Issue 2, 2007