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Author Jacobsen, John Kurt, 1949-

Title Chasing progress in the Irish Republic : ideology, democracy, and dependent development / John Kurt Jacobsen.

Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1994.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  338.9417 JACO    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 226 pages ; 24 cm
Notes Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Chicago, 1982.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-221) and index.
Contents 1. Reflex modernization: state, ideology and dependent development -- 2. Perils of planning: foreign capital, domestic policy, and the problem of state "strength" -- 3. The pale replica -- 4. The rising tide -- 5. Pushbuttons and pragmatists -- 6. Governability and corporatist compromise -- 7. Getting it right: debt, taxes, and industrial strategy, 1984-1990 -- Afterword: 1991-1993.
Summary 'This is an intelligent analysis of industrial policy in Ireland, fluently written and persuasively presented ... a book that deserves close attention from both students of Irish economic development and of dependency theory.' Professor J. J. Lee
Subject Industries -- Ireland -- History.
Industrial policy -- Ireland.
Ireland -- Economic conditions.
ISBN 0521440785 (hardback)
0521466202 (paperback)