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Ireland

Historival Echoes, Contemporary Politics, 1st Edition

By Richard B Finnegan, Edward T. Mccarron

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In one generation, modern Ireland has experienced rapid political, economic, and social transformation. Every aspect of Irish life and public policy has changed. Ireland: Historical Echoes, Contemporary Politics charts and explains the facets of that change--including the nation's economic development strategy, the education revolution, Irish langu

Table of Contents

1 THE QUESTION OF IRISH HISTORY: FROM THE CELTS TO O'CONNELL, 2 FROM THE FAMINE TO THE RISING, 3 FROM GUERRILLA WAR TO INDEPENDENCE, 4 DOORS OPENING AND CLOSING: ECONOMY, EDUCATION, AND THE IRISH LANGUAGE, 5 MIXED MESSAGES: THE CATHOLIC CHURCH AND THE MEDIA, 6 VENERATION VERSUS RIGHTS: THE ROLE OF IRISH WOMEN, 7 CATHOLIC STATE OR CATHOLIC NATION: POLITICAL CULTURE, CONSTITUTION, AND POLITICAL STRUCTURE, 8 THE CHOSEN FEW: PARTIES, PRESSURE GROUPS, AND POLICY, 9 NORTHERN IRELAND: THE GORDIAN KNOT TIED, 10 NORTHERN IRELAND: THE GORDIAN KNOT UNTIED?, 11 IRELAND IN THE WORLD: POLICY, PEOPLE, AND THE ARTS

About the Authors

Richard B. Finnegan is Professor of Political Science and Director of Irish Studies at Stonehill College in North Easton, Massachusetts. He is the co-author (with James L. Wiles) of Women and Public Policy in Ireland; A Guide to Irish Government Publications: 1972-1992; Aspirations and Realities: A Documentary History of Irish Economic Development Policy Since 1922; and Ireland: The Challenge of Conflict and Change . Edward T. McCarron is Associate Professor of History and Chair of the Department at Stonehill College. He is the author of several journal articles on Irish emigration and Irish-America.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General