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Explaining Irish Democracy

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ISBN-10: 1900621703

ISBN-13: 9781900621700

Edition: 2002

Authors: Bill Kissane

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This is a systematic account of why Ireland remained democratic after independence. Bill Kissane analyzes the Irish case from a comparative international perspective and by discussing it in terms of the classic works of democratic theory.
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: University College Dublin Press
Publication date: 12/9/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

List of tables
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Introduction
Democratic theory and the Irish Free State
Economic development and democracy in Ireland
The Barrington Moore thesis and Irish political development
Civil society and democratic practice under the union
Voluntarist democratic theory and the origins of the civil war
The Durkheimian Interpretation of the civil war
Reshaping the Free State: De Valera and the rise of constitutional republicanism
'Majority rule' and the constitutional development of the Free State 1922-37
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index