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Book review: Political corruption in Ireland 1922-2010: a crooked harp?

Brock, Jason (2013) Book review: Political corruption in Ireland 1922-2010: a crooked harp? LSE Review of Books (05 Jul 2013). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

"Political Corruption in Ireland 1922-2010: A Crooked Harp?" Elaine A. Byrne. Manchester University Press. March 2012. --- This book empirically maps the decline in standards since the inauguration of Irish independence in 1922, to the loss of Irish economic sovereignty in 2010, offering important perspectives on corruption theory. Elaine A. Byrne argues that the definition of corruption is an evolving one and that the Irish party system, political culture, and media have all influenced the character of Irish corruption. Bizarre case studies will be of use to historians and political scientists, writes Jason Brock.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2013 12:26
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2013 12:26
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/54141

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