The Celtic Tiger has caused the Irish economy to roar ahead, but
what has it done to Irish society? Some see the rising tide as
having lifted all boats, while others argue that the benefits have
accrued mostly to those who were already well placed. Some
highlight how economic growth has raised living standards, while
others say that it has imposed strains on family life, eroded
values and communities, and created problems in accessing adequate
housing, health care and other services.
So, are we in Ireland now living in "the best of times," or has
increased prosperity come at (too high) a cost? The purpose of this
book, which contains a collection of chapters written by some of
Ireland's leading social researchers, is to bring to bear the
latest research and empirical evidence to answer these questions.
It is aimed at a general audience and seeks to contribute to public
debate in Ireland, while at the same time striving for rigorous,
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