By (author) Tom Inglis
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Global Ireland by Tom Inglis
Book DescriptionGlobal Ireland offers a concise synthesis of globalization's dramatic impact on Ireland. In the past fifteen years, Ireland has transformed from a sleepy and depressed European backwater to the 'emerald tiger', a country with a booming economy based on knowledge and high-tech industries. Not long ago it was one of the poorest and most traditional countries in Europe, yet now it is one of the wealthiest and most cosmopolitan. Using a number of case studies of Ireland's transition, Tom Inglis explains what this means for traditional Irish culture and society, and offers an incisive social portrait of globalizing Ireland. Concise, descriptive, interdisciplinary and theoretically informed, this volume is an ideal introduction to Ireland.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415944229
(197mm x 127mm x 21mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Tom Inglis
Are the Irish Different?, Paperback (November 2014)
Examines the extent and nature of Irish social and cultural difference
Meanings of Life in Contemporary Ireland, Hardback (November 2014)
Inglis explores the meanings of life as told by one-hundred ordinary people living around Ireland.
Global Ireland, Paperback (October 2007)» View all books by Tom Inglis
Offers a synthesis of globalization's dramatic impact on Ireland in the past several years. This book explains what this means for traditional Irish culture and society and offers a social portrait of globalizing Ireland.
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Author Biography - Tom Inglis
Tom Inglis is Associate Professor of Sociology at University College Dublin. He is author of three books on Ireland: Moral Monopoly, Lessons in Irish Sexuality, and Truth, Power and Lies.
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