Sociology Transformed

Sociology in Ireland

A Short History

Authors: Fanning, B.

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This book provides a short introduction to the emergence and development of sociology in Ireland until the present day.The institutionalization of the discipline came relatively late as it remained under the control of the Catholic Church. However, since the 1970s sociology has witnessed periods of considerable growth and professionalization.

About the authors

Bryan Fanning is Professor in the School of Applied Social Science at University College Dublin, Ireland. He has published extensively on the impact of immigration on Irish society. His books include The Quest for Modern Ireland: The Battle of Ideas 1912-1986 (2008), Racism and Social Change in the Republic of Ireland: 2nd Edition (2012) and Histories of the Irish Future (2014).
 
Andreas Hess is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at University College Dublin, Ireland and is Faculty Fellow at Yale's Center for Cultural Sociology. His interests are mainly in the fields of cultural sociology and the sociology of ideas. His latest publication is The Political Theory of Judith N. Shklar: Exile from Exile (2014).

Table of contents (5 chapters)

  • Introduction: Sociology in Ireland

    Fanning, Bryan (et al.)

    Pages 1-10

  • Forerunners

    Fanning, Bryan (et al.)

    Pages 11-27

  • Catholic Sociology and ‘Traditional’ Society

    Fanning, Bryan (et al.)

    Pages 28-47

  • Institutional Growth

    Fanning, Bryan (et al.)

    Pages 48-65

  • Uncertain Future

    Fanning, Bryan (et al.)

    Pages 66-73

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sociology in Ireland
Book Subtitle
A Short History
Authors
Series Title
Sociology Transformed
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-45036-4
DOI
10.1057/9781137450364
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-45035-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-49701-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 95
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