Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 October 2006

256 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719072437

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Social movements and Ireland

Linda Connolly and Niamh Hourigan

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Offers a comprehensive account of the social and cultural transformation of contemporary Ireland through analysis of themes such as gender, immigration, environmentalism, globalization and nationalism
  • Combines a broad overview of social movement activity in Ireland with an integrated introduction of the major theoretical forms of social movement analysis
  • Provides new perspectives on international social movements theory, based on the Irish experience
  • Essential for students and scholars attempting to understand a society in the throes of radical change and evaluate what these changes mean in the context of global debates about the impact of social protest

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