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Resources and resourcefulness: Ireland and EU regional policy

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dc.contributor.author Quinn, Bríd
dc.date.accessioned 2015-02-16T14:31:57Z
dc.date.available 2015-02-16T14:31:57Z
dc.date.issued 2014
dc.identifier.citation Quinn, Brid (2014) 'Resources and Resourcefulness: Ireland and EU regional policy'. Administration, 62 (2):25-46. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/4292
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Over almost forty years, the objectives, content, operation and outcomes of the EU s regional policy have constantly evolved. The policy has served as an inspiration for new ideas in Irish policy-making and implementation but it has also circumscribed domestic policies and practices. This contribution presents a study of the way in which Ireland has responded to the obligations and opportunities created by EU regional policy. It highlights the manner in which national and European adaptation reflected the changing rationale and priorities of this influential policy. It demonstrates that a creative pragmatism enabled Ireland to use the available resources to good effect but that the country s regional disparities have not been overcome. Both top-down and bottom-up variants of Europeanisation have emerged with  the EU s resources shaping Ireland s development and Ireland s resourcefulness contributing to   the on-going development of EU regional policy.  en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Institute of Public Administration of Ireland en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Administration;62, 2, pp. 25-46
dc.subject EU and Ireland en_US
dc.subject regional policy en_US
dc.subject Europeanisation en_US
dc.subject creative pragmatism en_US
dc.title Resources and resourcefulness: Ireland and EU regional policy en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2015-02-08T19:14:59Z
dc.description.version PUBLISHED
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 1570490
dc.internal.copyrightchecked No
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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