Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 September 2005

224 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719069932

Bookseller Code (06)


Showcasing globalisation?

The political economy of the Irish Republic

Nicola Jo-Anne Smith

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Examines in-depth what is perhaps the test case for globalisation: the Irish Republic
  • Critically assesses the claim that the Irish Republic is the most globalised economy in the world
  • Explores what the term globalisation can reveal about the Irish case and, indeed, what the Irish case can reveal about globalisation
  • Emphasises the need to unpack processes of economic and policy change, highlighting their complexity and contingency

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