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Understanding Contemporary Ireland

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Published by Pluto Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • British & Irish history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Ireland,
  • Europe - Ireland,
  • History / Ireland

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsBrendan Bartley (Editor), Rob Kitchin (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages342
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10729361M
ISBN 100745325947
ISBN 109780745325941

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Understanding contemporary Ireland: State, class, and development in the Republic of Ireland [Breen, Richard, Hannan, Damian F., Rottman, David B., Whelan. This book is about that transformation and its effects. In particular, it focuses on the relationship between the policies pursued by the State and the class structure of Ireland. It argues that, despite promises of general prosperity, the benefits of Ireland's economic development have been very unevenly distributed, leading to a growing polarisation between social classes. Understanding Contemporary Ireland Book Description: This book provides a detailed, student-friendly overview of Ireland in the twenty first century and the remarkable economic and social transformations that have occurred since the late s. Introduction Thirty years ago the Irish State embarked on a programme of development which rapidly transformed the economy and with it Irish society. This book is about that transformation and its effects. In particular, it focuses on the relationship between the policies pursued by the State and the class structure of Ireland.

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