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Author Byrne, Elaine.
Title Political corruption in Ireland 1922-2010 : a crooked harp? / Elaine A. Byrne.
Imprint Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press, 2012.

Subject Political corruption -- Ireland.
Ireland -- Politics and government -- 1949-
Ireland -- Politics and government -- 1922-1949.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 273 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Why so little corruption? 1900s-1920s -- Setting standards: 1930s-1940s -- At a crossroads? 1950s-1970s -- Golden circles: 1980-1990s -- The tribunal period: 1990s-2000s -- Political funding and the legislative response: 1980s-2010 -- Political corruption in Ireland: 1922-2010.
Summary The only scholarly account of Irish corruption from 1922-2010. It empirically maps the decline in standards since Irish independence in 1922, to the loss of economic sovereignty in 2010.
Note Print version record.
Local Note JOHN CARROLL: JSTOR Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
ISBN 9781847798084 (electronic bk.)
184779808X (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 911180424
Additional Format Print version: Byrne, Elaine. Political corruption in Ireland 1922-2010 0719086876 (DLC) 2012551680 (OCoLC)744523907