Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 September 2009

256 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719078934

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Transforming Ireland

Challenges, critiques, resources

Debbie Ging, Michael Cronin, and Peadar Kirby

Published by Manchester University Press

  • At a time when the Irish economic boom has come to a sudden halt, this book is the first to offer a sustained and broad-ranging critique of the limitations of that boom and the legacies it has left Irish society Offers a rare, probing analysis of the impact of market forces on society, exposing both their power and influence, and their damaging effects on the lives of citizens and society A diverse range of voices uncover aspects of society often neglected in the day-to-day media commentary that passes for analysis in contemporary Ireland Maps out a politics of transforming change for contemporary Ireland
  • Each contributor outlines an agenda for change and these are drawn together into a challenging and wide-ranging analysis of how radical change is possible

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