Politics in the Republic of Ireland
Politics in the Republic of Ireland

Politics in the Republic of Ireland

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138119451
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/06/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 444
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x (d)

About the Author

John Coakley is a Professor of Politics at Queen’s University Belfast and Fellow of the Geary Institute for Public Policy at University College Dublin

Michael Gallagher is Head of the Department of Political Science at Trinity College, University of Dublin.

Table of Contents

Part I: The Context of Irish Politics

1. The Foundations of Statehood [John Coakley]

2. Society and Political Culture [John Coakley]

3. Politics, the Constitution and the Judiciary [Michael Gallagher]

Part II: Representative Democracy at Work

4. The Electoral System [David M. Farrell and Richard Sinnott]

5. Parties and the Party System [Liam Weeks]

6. Voting Behaviour [Kevin Cunningham and Michael Marsh]

7. The Oireachtas: President and Parliament [Michael Gallagher]

8. The Constituency Role of Dáil Deputies [Michael Gallagher and Lee Komito]

9. Women in Politics [Yvonne Galligan and Fiona Buckley]

Part III: Policy and Administration

10. The Government and the Taoiseach [Eoin O’Malley and Shane Martin]

11. The Policy Making Process [Gary Murphy]

12. The Media and Politics [Kevin Rafter]

Part IV: Ireland in a Wider World

13. Northern Ireland and the British Dimension [John Coakley]

14. Europe and the International Dimension [Brigid Laffan and Ben Tonra]

Appendices [John Coakley]

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