Policing Twentieth Century Ireland
A History of an Garda Sochna
|Series title:||Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $145.00|
| Book Description: |
The twentieth century was a time of rapid social change in Ireland: from colonial rule to independence, civil war and later the Troubles; from poverty to globalisation and the Celtic Tiger; and from the rise to the fall of the Catholic Church. Policing in Ireland has been shaped by all of these changes. This book critically evaluates the creation of the new police force, an Garda Síochána, in the 1920s and analyses how this institution was influenced by and responded to these...