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Moral Monopoly: Rise and Fall of the Catholic Church in Modern Ireland
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MORAL MONOPOLY: RISE AND FALL OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IN MODERN IRELAND

PAPERBACK BY INGLIS, TOM

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ISBN
9781900621120
IMPRINT
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN PRESS
 
 
EDITION
2ND REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN PRESS
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
272 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
03 MAR 1998

DESCRIPTION

This is an explanation of how the Catholic Church came to hold such a powerful position in Irish society, and the factors central to the decline in the Church's monopoly on morality.

CONTENTS

Religious habitus of Irish Catholics; church organization and control; power and the Catholic church in Irish social, political and economic life; growth of the power of the institutional church in 19th-century Ireland; Irish civilizing process; transformation of Irish society; the Irish mother; decline in the Catholic church monopoly on Irish morality, 1986-97; influence of the Catholic church on modern Irish society.