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Higher Education in Ireland

Practices, Policies and Possibilities

Editors: Loxley, A., Seery, A., Walsh, J. (Eds.)

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This collection provides the first in-depth, interdisciplinary and over-arching review of higher education in Ireland, situating higher education within the socio-cultural, political and historical context of the country over the past 40 years and the development of European and national policies.

About the authors

Tom Farrelly, Institute of Technology Tralee, Ireland Ted Fleming, National University of Ireland Maynooth, Ireland Michael Grenfell, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland Frank McMahon, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland David Limond, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland Damian Murchan, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland Anne Murphy, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland Carmel O'Sullivan, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland Ciara O'Farrell, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Loxley, Andrew (et al.)

    Pages 1-4

  • The Transformation of Higher Education in Ireland, 1945–80

    Walsh, John

    Pages 5-32

  • A Contemporary History of Irish Higher Education, 1980–2011

    Walsh, John

    Pages 33-54

  • From Seaweed & Peat to Pills & Very Small Things: Knowledge Production and Higher Education in the Irish Context

    Loxley, Andrew

    Pages 55-85

  • Bildung and Life-Long Learning: Emancipation and Control

    Seery, Aidan

    Pages 86-95

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eBook $79.99
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Softcover $110.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-349-45033-6
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  • This title is currently reprinting. You can pre-order your copy now.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Higher Education in Ireland
Book Subtitle
Practices, Policies and Possibilities
Editors
  • A. Loxley
  • A. Seery
  • J. Walsh
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-28988-9
DOI
10.1057/9781137289889
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-28987-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-45033-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 256
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