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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.
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