The Rise and Fall of Ireland's Celtic Tiger: Liberalism, Boom and Bust

The Rise and Fall of Ireland's Celtic Tiger: Liberalism, Boom and Bust

by Sean O Riain


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107009820
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/31/2014
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Seán Ó Riain is Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology and National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis (NIRSA) at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. He is the author of The Politics of High Tech Growth (Cambridge University Press, 2004) which was awarded the James S. Donnelly book prize of the American Conference of Irish Studies in 2004. In 2011 he was awarded the prestigious European Research Council Starting Investigator Grant for a project titled 'New Deals in the New Economy: European Workplaces in an Era of Transformation'.

Table of Contents

1. Liberalism in crisis; 2. Ireland: between development and crisis; 3. Capital: the triumph of finance; 4. Europe: between market and diversity; 5. National politics: governing fragmentation, fragmented governance; 6. Crisis: the difficult politics of development and liberalism.

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