Norman Porter

Norman Porter is one of the most respected writers on Northern Ireland politics. His earlier book, Rethinking Unionism--winner of the 1997 Christopher Ewart-Biggs Memorial Prize--is widely credited with suggesting a shift in unionist thinking that facilitated the Good Friday Agreement. Turning his attention toward post-Agreement politics. Porter argues that "reconciliation matters" and that, while there are genuine problems, they are "not of such an order that they defy the powers of human wit,...See more