Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 May 2009

336 Pages | 4 Illustrations, black & white, 2 Graphs

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719079863

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The politics of expansion

The transformation of educational policy in the Republic of Ireland, 1957-72

John Walsh

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Provides a comprehensive historical analysis of a pivotal period in Irish education Based principally on original material, which was not previously available for research purposes or was not fully exploited with regard to education Makes use of interviews with retired public figures, including Dr
  • Patrick Hillery, former Minister for Education and several former civil servants who have not previously spoken on the record about these policy changes Essential reading for scholars or students of Irish education in the twentieth century

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