A Sociology of Ireland

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A comprehensive overview of contemporary Irish society for students of sociology, reflecting recent social and economic changes in Irish society. New to this edition: Fully revised and updated with new sections on work and livelihood, economic crisis, Irish identities, power and forecasting the future More user-friendly text, with fascinating case studies of aspects of contemporary Irish life Data from Census 2011 features throughout the text Students can link directly to the Irish qualitative data archive to access enhanced learning resources related to the text at www.iqda.ie/content/teaching-qualitative-research Examines Irish society and sociology before, during and after the Celtic Tiger years. Positions Ireland sociologically within a global context and considers key aspects of Ireland's changing structures, social divisions and cultural forms. Written in an accessible and engaging style, with a comprehensive bibliography of Irish and international sources. SUITABLE FOR Sociology courses in universities and Institutes of Technology at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. General Arts programmes, Applied Social Studies, Social Work and Social Science courses where sociology is a module. A comprehensive overview of contemporary Irish society for students of sociology, reflecting recent social and economic changes and incorporating data from Census 2010. New to this edition: Fully revised and updated with new sections on risk society, work and livelihood, obesity, celebrity culture and sport More user-friendly text, with fascinating case studies of aspects of contemporary Irish life. Examines Irish society and sociology before, during and after the Celtic Tiger years. Positions Ireland sociologically within a global context and considers key aspects of Ireland's changing structures, culture and everyday life. Written in an accessible and engaging style, with a comprehensive bibliography of Irish and international sources.