Journals Higher Education

$115.00

Hardcover

Published: 14 December 2016

272 Pages | 10 tables

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526100788


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Church, state and social science in Ireland

Knowledge institutions and the rebalancing of power, 1937DS73

First Edition

Peter Murray and Maria Feeney

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Provides the most detailed examination of the dynamics of the relationship between the Catholic Church and the Irish state since the second edition of John Whyte's classic account in 1980
  • Draws extensive new evidence from recently opened church and state archives to explore its subject in new and enlightening ways
  • Pinpoints key ways in which the institutional and intellectual bases of the Irish Catholic Church's great power have been eroded since the middle of the twentieth century
  • Highlights how interaction between external (particularly US) influences and internal factors was crucial to the changing of Irish ideas, institutions and policies between Marshall Aid and EEC entry
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