Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 November 2011

256 Pages | 14 Tables, unspecified, 7 Line drawings, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719084874

Bookseller Code (06)


Public Private Partnerships in Ireland

Failed experiment or the way forward?

Rory Hearne

Published by Manchester University Press

Irish Society MUP

  • Fills a major gap in the literature by providing, for the first time, a detailed analysis of the introduction and outcomes of Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) in Ireland in key areas of public infrastructure and services Has a wide-ranging quantitative and qualitative approach towards its subject, combining the sifting of a wide range of documentation and academic literature with quotes taken from the author's interviews with key participants in PPPs Combines a rich theoretical situating of the PPP experience in Ireland and internationally with detailed empirical studies of particular cases of PPPs in Ireland Accessible, readable, and develops its case with clarity Likely to establish itself as a major authoritative work on PPPs and the neo-liberalisation of the Irish state and will thus complement an emerging literature on Ireland as a competition state

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