Newfoundland tourismTide's Point - Online Newfoundland and Labrador Marketplace
For Orders and Info call toll free at 1-877-738-3435
 View Cart Help Desk
"Shop for Newfoundland Products"
  Search tidespoint.com
  Signup for tidespoint.com newsletter
shopping categories
Newfoundland Books
Art
Pictures/Photos
Music
Food
Videos & DVDs
Newfoundland
Health & Beauty
Maps & Guides
Clothing
Crafts
Newfoundland Books
Greeting Cards
Home & Garden
Stamps & Coins
Railway
site features
Newfoundland
Sign up For Newsletter
About Us
Online Magazine
Advertise your product on tidespoint.com

Seal Oil
Omega-3 Seal Oil

Atlantic Kombu
Atlantic Kombu

Atlantic Kombu
Atlantic Sea Vegetable

Health Bridges
Health Bridges - Three Steps to Better Health and Help with Back Pain

Line - Newfoundland Products
Books
Browse Subjects
Rough Food A Time of Reckoning
Adrian Peace

Price: CDN$44.95
Qty:
line
In early 1988, the residents of Killeagh, a small village in Cork County, Ireland, were informed that an American transnational company proposed to build a chemical factor in their locality, which was predominantly devoted to dairy farming. Merrell Dow argued that their proposal would bring investment, employment, and development to the area. The Irish State fully backed the corporation. Many local residents, however, objected to Merrell Dow's plan from the outset and a small number of farm families and their neighbours committed themselves to defeating it.

A TIME OF RECKONING: The politics of Discourse in Rual Ireland examines the political conflict that resulted by charting the course of the local opposition movement from its inception through to it eventual triumph. Adrian Peace argues that subsequent events are best understood as a site of struggle between eh populist discourse of grass roots resistance to the proposal and the scientific discourse elaborated by Merrell Dow and the Irish State in a public hearing, which brought the contending parties together. The analysis of the politics of the extended hearing, herein described as a "theatre of control," constitutes a substantial part of this fine-grained ethnography. The book concludes by described how, in true ironic fashion, the residents of Killeagh were spared this major threat to their way of life by a multinational takeover on the other side of the Atlantic.

Adrian Peace has a D.Phil. in social Anthropology from the University of Sussex. His early research was conducted among migrant workers in southwestern Nigeria, and focused on questions of ethnicity and class, detailed in a series of articles and a book. Since the mid-1980's, Dr. Peace has spent almost three years researching the changing character of an Irish village, and the politics of environmental issues. He also writes on the anthropology of environmentalism in Australia, particularly conflicts in the native forests of New South Wales.



PayPalCredit Cards - VISA,Credit Cards - MasterCardCredit Cards - American ExpressCredit Cards - Discover CardInternetSecure Certified Merchant
Canadian WebsiteAll Prices are in Canadian Dollars
P.O. Box 26120, St. John's, NL, Canada, A1E 0A5
Phone: 709-738-3435 ; Toll Free: 1-877-738-3435 ; Fax: 709-579-0399
email:sales@tidespoint.com
www.tidespoint.com
Newfoundland tourism
©tidespoint.com - Newfoundland and Labrador - All Rights Reserved