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Kicking and Screaming By Ivana Bacik

Kicking and Screaming by Ivana Bacik

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Summary

An important and stimulating book that examines and comments on the campaigns to secularise and liberalise Irish society.

Kicking and Screaming Summary

Kicking and Screaming: Dragging Ireland into the 21st Century by Ivana Bacik

After a century of wars, civil wars, internal division, political upheaval and the growing separation of Church and State, Irish society has emerged as a twenty-first-century hybrid, where the secular, liberal outlook is now, for the first time, the most common view. Ivana Bacik examines the shape and nature of the new Ireland, discussing such contentious topics as: the make-up of the modern family, organized religion, modern sexuality, reproductive rights, equality, racism, censorship and the environment, and the central role of the legal system in formulating a framework for our changing social mores. The book shows how Irish society has evolved to its current incarnation, and where it might go from here.

About Ivana Bacik

IVANA BACIK is a lawyer, a feminist campaigner and a political activist. She is Reid Professor of Criminal Law, Criminology and Penology at Trinity College Dublin and has been Editor of the Irish Criminal Law Journal since 1997. She is the author of several books, including Abortion and the Law and Crime and Poverty in Ireland. Ivana is a member of Seanad Eireann and was a candidate for the European Parliament in 2004.

Additional information

GOR002090296
Kicking and Screaming: Dragging Ireland into the 21st Century by Ivana Bacik
Used - Very Good
Paperback
O'Brien Press Ltd
2004-05-14
256
0862788609
9780862788605
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