Brand New Ireland?: Tourism, Development and National Identity in the Irish Republic

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2009 - Law - 161 pages
What role does the state have over national development within an globalised economy? Moreover, how do we conceive nationality during periods of economic and social change spurred on by globalization? By examining tourism in the Republic of Ireland over the past 20 years, Michael Clancy addresses these questions of national identity formation.
 

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Contents

Development and National Identity under Globalization
15
The Celtic Tiger and Irish Tourism
31
State Society and Tourism Development
61
Selling Ireland
81
Patterns of Development in Irish Tourism
99
Brand New Ireland?
127
Bibliography
141
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Michael Clancy is Professor of Politics and Government at the University of Hartford, USA

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