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Guests of the nation: The people of Ireland versus the multinationals

Abstract:

Examines the social movements that developed in response to the industrialization of Ireland over the last two decades. Describes a history of conflict between the oil industry and the fishing and shellfish industries using Bantry Bay. Discusses John Hanrahan's epic legal battle with Merck Sharp and Dohme, in which Hanrahan, a farmer, accused a local chemical company of emitting pollution severe enough to kill his cattle. Examines the community reaction to mining in Ireland over the last two ...

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Tara Jones More by this author
Publication date:
1990
URN:
uuid:97b9116b-39dc-4ba1-b2e2-b79682cc3d10
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:9414
Language:
English

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