Paper $35.00 ISBN: 9780745326498 Published September 2007 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
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Cosmopolitan Ireland: Globalisation and Quality of Life

Carmen Kuhling and Kieran Keohane

Cosmopolitan Ireland: Globalisation and Quality of Life

Carmen Kuhling and Kieran Keohane

Distributed for Pluto Press

256 pages | 5.31496 x 8.46457
Paper $35.00 ISBN: 9780745326498 Published September 2007 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
Cloth $100.00 ISBN: 9780745326504 Published September 2007 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
Contents
Part 1: Globalisation and Social Inequality in Ireland.
1 Economics: Social inequality and the Celtic Tiger
2 Politics: Continuity and Change in Irish Political Culture

Part 2: Cosmopolitan Ireland (?): The Diversification and Commodification of Irish Identity.
3 Culture: Race and Multiculturalism in Ireland
4 Consumption: Guinness, Ballygowan and Riverdance: the Globalisation of Irish Identity

Part 3: Globalisation and the Quality of Life in Ireland.
5 Depression: The Melancholy Spirit of the Celtic Tiger.
6 Binge drinking and Overeating: Globalisation and Insatiability

Part 4: Beyond 'Consumer Citizenship' and Neo-Liberalism: Cosmopolitanising Ireland
7 Social Welfare and Redistribution: Taxation and 'Civic Health'
8 Education and Recognition: The Cultivation of a Cosmopolitan Imaginary
9 Conclusion: A Cosmopolitan Ethics for a Post-National Society
References
Index
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