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State in Transition : Essays in Honour of John Horgan (Hardcover)

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This book is a Festschrift to celebrate John Horgan's seventy-fifth birthday and mark his professional career as a journalist, politician, academic, and Press Ombudsman. It is a career that closely parallels and intersects with the emergence of modern Ireland. The essays centre around three broad categories - media, politics and society. The authors of these essays travel take in changes in journalism practice, media ethics, political leadership, election promises, the European Union, education policy, the public intellectual and the role of political memoir. Alongside these essays are personal tributes to John Horgan by a number of his friends and former colleagues, including Mary Robinson and Ruairi Quinn.
Number of Pages: 380.0
Genre: Social Science, Political Science
Sub-Genre: Media Studies
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Intl Specialized Book Services
Language: English
Street Date: October 20, 2015
TCIN: 51017440
UPC: 9781848404878
Item Number (DPCI): 248-14-4754

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