Social movements and Ireland

Social movements and Ireland


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780719072437
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 01/09/2007
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Linda Connolly is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at University College Cork

Niamh Hourigan is Lecturer in Sociology at University College Cork

Table of Contents


1. Theories of social movements: a review of the field - Linda Connolly

2. An analysis of the Irish suffrage movement using new social movement theory - Louise Ryan

3. The outcomes and consequences of second wave feminism in Ireland - Linda Connolly

4. The coming-out of the gay movement in Ireland 1970-80 - Paul Ryan

5. Moving the immovable: the civil rights movement in Northern Ireland - Jim Smyth

6. Movement outcomes and Irish language protest - Niamh Hourigan

7. Relocating protest: globalisation and the institutionalisation of organized environmentalism - Gerard Mullally

8. New movements in old places? The alternative food movement in rural Ireland - Hilary Tovey

9. Anti-racism in Ireland - Alana Lentin

10. News from nowhere: the movement of movements in Ireland - Laurence Cox

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