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Political Issues in Ireland Today : Politics Today - Neil Collins

Political Issues in Ireland Today

Politics Today

By: Neil Collins (Editor), Terry Cradden (Editor)

Paperback Published: 13th May 2004
ISBN: 9780719065712
Number Of Pages: 224

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The third edition of "Political Issues in Ireland Today" addresses the most important current topics in Irish politics. It fills a major gap in the academic literature on Irish politics, providing students with a comprehensive introduction to the issues dominating debates in both parts of Ireland. The recent emergence of emigration, environmental risk and technological changes to the political agenda is examined along with Ireland's economic performance, the peace process and the policy areas of health, housing and industrial relations. Readers will find this book a valuable resource for keeping up-to-date with the important policy debates in Ireland and for evaluating the impact of major social changes.

List of tablesp. vii
Prefacep. ix
List of contributorsp. xi
Introductionp. xiii
The future of the Irish Constitutionp. 1
Local and regional reformsp. 20
Public services in Ireland: social marketing managementp. 33
Social partnership in Ireland: against the trendp. 46
Corruption in Ireland: a review of recent casesp. 64
The European Union and Irelandp. 89
The growth performance of Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland: 1960 to 1995p. 106
Health policyp. 126
Housing policy in Ireland: continuity and change in the 1990sp. 145
Environmental policyp. 163
Women's issues in Irish politicsp. 177
The Northern Ireland peace agreementp. 190
Indexp. 207
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ISBN: 9780719065712
ISBN-10: 0719065712
Series: Politics Today
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 13th May 2004
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.68
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised