Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 June 2014

302 Pages | 23 Tables, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719095429

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Youth policy, civil society and the modern Irish state

Fred Powell, Martin Geoghegan, Margaret Scanlon, and Katharina Swirak

Published by Manchester University Press

Irish Society MUP

  • Available in paperback for the first time
  • Examines the experience of young people in the modern Irish State from a critical perspective that is revealing and compelling
  • Exposes the failure of public policy to protect Irish youth
  • The first book to offer an overview of youth policy in Ireland based upon research evidence
  • The first systematic study of the youth service in Ireland
  • Provides a detailed social and cultural history of Irish youth that will be of major interest to historians and social scientists

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