1953- ; b. New Mexico, of Irish and Native Alaskar (Aleut) descent; moved to Belfast in the 1970s; ed. [QUB]; worked as journalist; contrib. to In These Times and the Guardian; broadcast news of the H-Blocks prison (Maze/Long Kesh) to US readership; chair of Social and Economic Change at QUB from mid-1990s; Fulbright Scholar at University College Dublin in 1991-92; also holds chair in Sociology at the Binghamton Univ., New York; lives in Belfast.
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incl. Free trade or managed trade?: trading between two worlds [Ireland - Between two worlds series, 1 (Belfast: Centre for Research and Documentation 1994), 61pp.; The Atlantic economy : Britain, the US and Ireland (Manchester UP 2001), xiii, 241pp., ill.; Bobby Sands: nothing but an unfinished song (London: Pluto Press 2006), xiv, 434pp., ill.; ed. with by Ronaldo Munck, Critical development theory: contributions to a new paradigm ([London:] Zed Books 1999), xx, 217pp.
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