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Continuity, Change and Crisis in Contemporary Ireland / Edition 1

Continuity, Change and Crisis in Contemporary Ireland / Edition 1

by Brian Girvin, Gary Murphy


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ISBN-13: 9780415565738
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/15/2010
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 18.00(d)

About the Author

Brian Girvin is Professor of Comparative Politics at the Department of Politics, University of Glasgow. His main research interests lie in American politics, nationalism and the comparative analysis of the contemporary world. He has a special interest in Irish politics, both north and south and has written extensively on modern Ireland.

Gary Murphy is Associate Professor of Government at the School of Law and Government, Dublin City University. His main research interests are based around interest groups and lobbying. He has published widely on modern Irish politics most notably in the area of interest group behaviour. His major reinterpretation of postwar Ireland, In Search of the Promised Land is published in 2009. He comments extensively on Irish politics in the media.

Table of Contents

1. Continuity, Change and Crisis in Ireland: An Introduction and Discussion Brian Girvin 2. ‘A Greek Authoritarian Phase’? The Irish Army and the Irish Crisis, 1969–70 Eunan O’Halpin 3. The British State and the Rise of the IRA, 1969–71: The View from the Conway Hotel Henry Patterson 4. Mobilisation, State Crisis and Counter-Mobilisation: Ulster Unionist Politics and the Outbreak of the Troubles Christopher Farrington 5. ‘Is it a New Allowance?’ Irish Entry to the EEC and Popular Opinion Gary Murphy and Niamh Puirséil 6. Contraception, Moral Panic and Social Change in Ireland, 1969–79 Brian Girvin 7. Fianna Fáil, the Trade Union Movement and the Politics of Macroeconomic Crises, 1970–82 Gary Murphy and John Hogan 8. The Politics of Economic Adjustment in a Liberal Market Economy: The Social Compensation Hypothesis Revisited Niamh Hardiman, Patrick Murphy and Orlaith Burke 9. Managing Change: Party Competition in the New Ireland Sean McGraw 10. Continuity, Change and Crisis in Ireland: An Afterword Gary Murphy

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