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              Explaining Irish Democracy

              Explaining Irish Democracy (Paperback)

              By Kissane, Bill

              • RRP: $59.99
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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.

              ISBN 9781900621700
              Released AU 14 May 2002
              Publisher University College Dublin Pres
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Contemporary Irish Social Policy

              Contemporary Irish Social Policy (Paperback, 6th edition)

              By Quin, Suzanne; Edited by Kennedy, Patricia; Matthews, Anne; Kiely, Gabriel

              • RRP: $55.00
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              A completely updated and revised edition of this comprehensive review of the range of social policy provision in Ireland - education, income maintenance, employment, housing and health - together with chapters relating to different categories of consumers of services including ch...ildren, people with disabilities, older people, Travellers, refugees and asylum seekers. Key areas of policy development concerning youth, drugs and the criminal justice system are also examined. Each chapter is complete in itself, providing description and analysis of current policy, an overview of its historical development and discussion of current and future issues in the field. A table of the main policy developments and a list of further reading are given at the end of each chapter. The contributors include academics, researchers and managers of services in the public and voluntary sectors. Intended especially as a textbook for students of social policy, it is also a basic reference book for anyone wishing to gain an understanding of current social policy provision in Ireland. Contemporary Irish Social Policy is a companion volume to Irish Social Policy in Context (1999), which discusses the historical development of social policy in Ireland and analyses the policy-making process. Other titles in UCD Press's series of social policy textbooks are Disability and Social Policy in Ireland (2003), Theorising Irish Social Policy (2004) and Mental Health and Social Policy in Ireland (forthcoming 2005).
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              ISBN 9781904558309
              Released AU 19 Apr 2005
              Publisher University College Dublin Pres
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Pronouncing French: A Guide for Students

              Pronouncing French: A Guide for Students (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Picard, Jean-Michel; Regan, Vera

              • RRP: $32.99
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              An introduction to the pronunciation and phonetics of French for English-speaking students. Recent research has shown that adult learners can achieve good and even near-native pronunciation by using a phonetics-based approach.

              ISBN 9781900621649
              Released AU 17 Aug 2001
              Publisher University College Dublin Pres
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              Art of Brian Coffey

              Art of Brian Coffey (Paperback)

              By Moriarty, Donal

              • RRP: $49.99
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              A study of the Irish modernist poet, Brian Coffey (1905-95), whose work has always been regarded as difficult. This text aims to explain how the poems release their meaning and guide the reader in understanding the poet's work.

              ISBN 9781900621441
              Released AU 2 May 2000
              Publisher University College Dublin Pres
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              To the Leaders of Our Working People

              To the Leaders of Our Working People (Paperback, New title)

              By O'Grady, Standish; Introduction by Hagan, Edward A.

              • RRP: $42.99
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              Contains Standish James O'Grady's important but little-known pieces from The Irish Worker , written in 1912-13. Although usually regarded as a Protestant unionist, O'Grady was always a maverick and shared the columns of The Irish Worker with socialists such as Jim Larkin and Sean... O'Casey.
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              ISBN 9781900621410
              Released AU 20 Sep 2002
              Publisher University College Dublin Pres
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Classics of Irish History
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              Ireland Standing Firm: My Wartime Mission in Washington and Eamon De Valera - a Memoir

              Ireland Standing Firm: My Wartime Mission in Washington and Eamon De Valera - a Memoir (Paperback, New title)

              By Brennan, Robert; Volume editor Rupp, Richard H.

              • RRP: $42.99
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              Two memoirs written in the late 1950s by Robert Brennan, a republican activist in the early years of the 20th century, journalist and close associate of Eamon de Valera.

              ISBN 9781900621687
              Released AU 8 Feb 2002
              Publisher University College Dublin Pres
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              Series Classics of Irish History
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              Contemporary Approaches to Second Language Acquisition in Social Context: Crosslinguistic Perspectives

              Contemporary Approaches to Second Language Acquisition in Social Context: Crosslinguistic Perspectives (Paperback)

              Edited by Regan, Vera

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              Containing new research on social context and social language acquisition, this study covers variation in communication strategies, second language learning through interaction, and language and identity in immigrant acquisition and use.

              ISBN 9781900621144
              Released AU 14 May 1998
              Publisher University College Dublin Pres
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              Church in Medieval Ireland

              Church in Medieval Ireland (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

              By Watt, John A.

              • RRP: $42.99
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              The history of medieval Ireland was shaped by the friction between Irish and English cultures. The ecclesiastical dimension of this relationship is studied here, examining how a mixed episcopate evolved, with religious orders from both peoples, and how this affected Irish politic...s and history.
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              ISBN 9781900621106
              Released AU 9 Feb 1998
              Publisher University College Dublin Pres
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Words Alone: The Teaching and Usage of English in Contemporary Ireland

              Words Alone: The Teaching and Usage of English in Contemporary Ireland (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Bates, Denis; Edited by etc.; Galvin, Conor; Swan, Desmond; Williams, Kevin

              • RRP: $42.99
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              This is a review of how English is taught in Irish schools and the likely directions of change and reform. Topics include: the tasks and politics of English teaching; controversies in Britain over a national curriculum in English; and teaching students how to write correct Englis...h.
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              ISBN 9781900621335
              Released AU 10 Dec 1999
              Publisher University College Dublin Pres
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Unappeasable Host: Studies in Irish Identities

              Unappeasable Host: Studies in Irish Identities (Hardback)

              By Tracy, Robert

              • RRP: $89.99
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              Irish writers who were considered Irish by the English, and English by the Irish are discussed here - including Maria Edgeworth, W.B. Yeats, J.M. Synge, Sheridan le Fanu, Elizabeth Bowen and James Joyce.

              ISBN 9781900621069
              Released AU 15 Jul 1998
              Publisher University College Dublin Pres
              Interest Age 19+ years
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