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Globalised Ireland, or, contemporary transformations of national identity?

Fagan, Honor (2003) Globalised Ireland, or, contemporary transformations of national identity? In: UNSPECIFIED Manchester University Press, pp. 110-121.

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The influential US magazine Foreign Policy issued a 'Globalization Index' in 2001, which, to the surprise of many, found the Republic of Ireland to be at the top of the list. The indicators used to construct the index included information technology, finance, trade, travel, 'politics' and personal communications, all designed to evaluate the degree of global integration. We learn that 'Ireland's strong pro-business policies' have made the country (or more precisely the Irish market) 'a hugely attractive location for foreign investors'

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords: Globalised Ireland, contemporary transformations.
Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Sociology
Item ID: 497
Depositing User: Dr. Honor Fagan
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2007
Journal or Publication Title: The end of Irish history?
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Refereed: Yes

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