by Perry Share
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 andafter 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. Suitable For: Sociology courses in universities and Institutes of Technology at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. General Arts programmes, Applied Social Studies, Social Work and Social Science courses where sociology is a module.
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Date of Publication: 31/03/2012