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    Topologies and topographies of Ireland’s neoliberal crisis


    O'Callaghan, Cian and Kelly, Sinead and Boyle, Mark and Kitchin, Rob (2015) Topologies and topographies of Ireland’s neoliberal crisis. Space and Polity, 19. pp. 31-46. ISSN 1470-1235

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    Abstract

    In this paper, we explore successive waves of neoliberalization in Ireland. We contend that neoliberalization remained largely “ invisible ” during the Celtic Tiger because a property bubble permitted a period of debt-driven growth, but was revealed and politicized by the crisis. Mobilizing the ideas of topology and topography, we explore the relationships which unfolded between the “ fi nancialization ” of the global economy and the two twin pillars of the Irish crisis narrative: property and debt. We conclude that there is a need for future studies to consider how neoliberalism, fi nancialization and uneven development are being reshaped by geographically situated responses to the crisis

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: neoliberalism; Ireland; property crash; financial crisis; ghost estates; neoliberal topographies;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Geography
    Item ID: 7275
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1080/13562576.2014.991120
    Depositing User: Prof. Rob Kitchin
    Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2016 09:41
    Journal or Publication Title: Space and Polity
    Publisher: Routledge
    Refereed: No
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