The Resource Sixties Ireland : reshaping the economy, state and society, 1957-1973, Mary E. Daly

Sixties Ireland : reshaping the economy, state and society, 1957-1973, Mary E. Daly

Label
Sixties Ireland : reshaping the economy, state and society, 1957-1973
Title
Sixties Ireland
Title remainder
reshaping the economy, state and society, 1957-1973
Statement of responsibility
Mary E. Daly
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This provocative new history of Ireland during the long 1960s exposes the myths of Ireland's modernisation. Mary E. Daly questions traditional interpretations which see these years as a time of prosperity when Irish society--led by a handful of key modernisers--abandoned many of its traditional values in its search for economic growth. Setting developments in Ireland in a wider European context, Daly shows instead that claims for the economic transformation of Ireland are hugely questionable: Ireland remained one of the poorest countries in Western Europe until the end of the twentieth century. Contentious debates in later years over contraception, divorce, and national identity demonstrated continuities with the past that long survived the 1960s. Spanning the period from Ireland's economic rebirth in the 1950s to its entry into the EEC in 1973, this is a comprehensive reinterpretation of a critical period in Irish history with clear parallels for Ireland today"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Daly, Mary E
Dewey number
941.7082/3
Index
index present
LC call number
DA 963 .D35 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ireland
  • Ireland
  • Ireland
  • Ireland
  • Economic development
  • Social change
  • Political culture
  • Economic development
  • Economic history
  • Political culture
  • Politics and government
  • Social change
  • Social conditions
  • Ireland
Label
Sixties Ireland : reshaping the economy, state and society, 1957-1973, Mary E. Daly
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. The Economy -- "Bringing up the rear of the pack" in Europe's golden age of economic growth -- Transforming the economy : whose plan? -- Coping with change 1 : industry and trade unions -- Coping with change 2 : agriculture and rural Ireland -- Coping with change 3 : regional and physical planning -- Part II. Society -- The optimism of a rising tide -- Farewell to "the vanishing Irish" -- Women, children and families -- Second-wave feminism and the Irish family -- The churches -- Education, health and welfare -- Part III. Politics and International Relations -- Party politics : the revolution that never happened -- International relations -- Northern Ireland -- Conclusion: Abandoning the past?
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 426 pages
Isbn
9781107145924
Lccn
2015042971
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)932003484
  • (OCoLC)ocn932003484
Label
Sixties Ireland : reshaping the economy, state and society, 1957-1973, Mary E. Daly
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. The Economy -- "Bringing up the rear of the pack" in Europe's golden age of economic growth -- Transforming the economy : whose plan? -- Coping with change 1 : industry and trade unions -- Coping with change 2 : agriculture and rural Ireland -- Coping with change 3 : regional and physical planning -- Part II. Society -- The optimism of a rising tide -- Farewell to "the vanishing Irish" -- Women, children and families -- Second-wave feminism and the Irish family -- The churches -- Education, health and welfare -- Part III. Politics and International Relations -- Party politics : the revolution that never happened -- International relations -- Northern Ireland -- Conclusion: Abandoning the past?
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 426 pages
Isbn
9781107145924
Lccn
2015042971
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)932003484
  • (OCoLC)ocn932003484

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